The Uniqueness of Similarities

As an author, one of the most difficult things is writing believable characters. Every person has oddities and unique foibles that make up who they are and yet there are enough similarities to have them begin blending together. For example, one of the popular personality tests places everyone into 16 little boxes which gives indication that each personality type is the same. The idea of…

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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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