Hiding in Plain Sight: C.S. Lewis in Sci-Fi Pop Culture

C.S. Lewis. We all know him. We all love him. But did you ever think about how far Lewis’s influence actually goes? Did you ever realize how he’s influenced the entertainment we enjoy today? How he’s still influencing it? Science-fiction and pop-culture owe Lewis a debt. And sometimes, they even acknowledge it. Today, I wantContinue reading “Hiding in Plain Sight: C.S. Lewis in Sci-Fi Pop Culture”

Book Reviews for Summer 2019

In case anyone was wondering, the answer is yes. I am still alive. And in case no one was wondering… well, I’m still alive anyway. Summer is hardly the time for staying cooped up indoors and composing new blog posts, is it? But summer is pretty much over now. I am now at leisure toContinue reading “Book Reviews for Summer 2019”

Book Reviews For November

You guys, I think these are literally the first words I’ve written since last month’s book reviews (apart from some sparse journaling, but that’s different). Isn’t it sad? I do have a lot of ideas for intriguing future posts, though, so stay tuned and we can hope I find the mental energy to actually writeContinue reading “Book Reviews For November”

Hope For Susan: Reflections On Narnia’s Lost Sheep

“Sire,” said Tirian … “if I have read the chronicles aright, there should be another. Has not your Majesty two sisters? Where is Queen Susan?” “My sister Susan,” answered Peter shortly and gravely, “is no longer a friend of Narnia.” “Yes,” said Eustace, “and whenever you’ve tried to get her to come and talk aboutContinue reading “Hope For Susan: Reflections On Narnia’s Lost Sheep”

What I Write: Part Two

“Above all, I delight in listening to stories, and sometimes in telling them” George MacDonald In the last post I wrote about my influences (which are as numerous as they are varied). Today my aim is to cover the actual substance of the stories I put on the page. What are they about? Who areContinue reading “What I Write: Part Two”

What I Write: An Introduction

I write because I don’t know what I think until I read what I say. -Flannery O’Connor Happy Monday, everyone! Today I’ll be continuing in the introductory theme I began in the previous post (feel free to press pause for a sec and go check that one out, if you haven’t already.) Now the worldContinue reading “What I Write: An Introduction”

10 Fantabulous Fairy Tale Adaptations

“I wrote this story for you, but when I began it I had not realized that girls grow quicker than books. As a result you are already too old for fairy tales, and by the time it is printed and bound you will be older still. But some day you will be old enough toContinue reading “10 Fantabulous Fairy Tale Adaptations”