Aventye

When B. first envisioned the world of our books, it had a dual star system. This begged the question: what kind of impact would such a solar system have on its inhabitants? In two star systems, the suns typically orbit around each other, so they would likely mark their calendar by the orientation of their two stars. As each sun passed in front of the…

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The Goodness of God

Today I (B.) was reading in the Psalms and came across a verse that leaped off the page. “Announce every day how He delivers!” ~ Psalm 96:2b. This both convicted me and made my heart rejoice. The last few weeks have been hard with hospital visits, hacking attempts, allergic reactions, and the weight of responsibility when one’s spouse is ill. And yet God has delivered…

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Auxland is coming!

Well, we have now finished the second round of edits for the next book in the series: Auxland.  It continues to amaze me how God graciously gives the ideas and brings them to fruition in ways we never expected.  In answer to a common question: Yes, we do have an overarching plot throughout the entire series, but no, we do not have the minute details…

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And our Wandering continues

It has been a difficult month. In addition to all of the normal school wrap up, the house we were renting was sold, so that meant yet another house search with yet another move. Fortunately, we serve a God who always provides what we need, when we need it. And once again, God demonstrated his faithfulness. Our new house fell into place just when we…

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His Hand (full version of the song)

The song “His Hand” was originally written almost 20 years ago. It was penned during the worst business trip of my (M’s) life (if you want to read the story, go here). While writing Elvensty, when we reached the scene where Aya was playing Dhrudmon’s lute, we realized that the lyrics of that song matched perfectly with the fears and doubts that Aya was feeling…

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The What-ifs Behind the Story

The concept of the world behind Elvensty began as a series of what-if’s that came to my (B’s) mind when I was a teenager.  I had read a book set in the time of Noah.  Unfortunately I cannot remember the name of it nor who wrote it.  However, I do remember its concept was that the people of Noah’s time may have been more advanced…

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