Year: 2011

Charles Dickens’s A Christmas Carol

Christmas will be here sooner than I expect.  I know that, but I haven’t started Christmas shopping yet; my Christmas tree and all the lights and other decorations are still in storage; Christmas parties are starting to fill up my

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Confused Expressions #13: Proof Versus Evidence

I’d be hard-pressed to find an expression more commonly misused by otherwise careful writers and speakers than the expressions I’m sometimes faced with when an agnostic or atheist friend discovers that I’m Christian. “But how can you believe in Christianity

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The Lost Stories: Now Available!

The Lost Stories: A Series of Cosmic Adventures is now available for the Kindle on for only US$1.49.  It is also available for the same price on Smashwords, which will give you access to a wide range of ebook formats,

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The Lost Stories: Release Date and Free Ebook Offer

My book The Lost Stories: A Series of Cosmic Adventures will be published on the Kindle store on September 16, 2011 and other ebook retailers in the following weeks. The Lost Stories are the adventures of James Kollins: greedy, petty, selfish captain of the galactic

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Free ebook: “Ooter’s Place: A Sampler”

Ooter’s Place: A Sampler is a free ebook availaible for download in a wide range of formats compatible with the Kindle, the Nook, Sony Reader, Kobo, and many others. The book offers a taste of the kinds of stories collected

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The Lost Stories: Coming September 2011

If you like biblically inspired science fiction humor (who doesn’t, really?), you’ll want to check out my book The Lost Stories: A Series of Cosmic Adventures, which is coming to ebook readers across the world in September 2011. Will you

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Forthcoming interview at Indie Books Blog

This Friday (July 29), Indie Books Blog will feature a very short interview with me on Ooter’s Place and Other Stories of Fear, Faith, and Love. I talk about what readers will like about my book, why I decided to

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Mel Gibson’s Braveheart

This week I’m posting a recommendation of the movie Braveheart, which I hope encourages you to watch or re-watch this modern classic!

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“Ooter’s Place” now available for Nook, Sony Reader, and Kobo (with bonus photo)

Until today, my short story anthology Ooter’s Place and Other Stories of Fear, Faith, and Love was only available as an ebook through for the Kindle. Today I’m proud to announce you can purchase a copy from Smashwords, which

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Short Story Collection Book Launch (with Book Trailer!)

Ooter’s Place and Other Stories of Fear, Faith, and Love is a collection of 13 of my short stories. Twelve were previously published in magazines between 1998 and 2010, while the bonus story is exclusive to this collection. Organized in

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