In post-apocalyptic fiction we are used to seeing the dystopian aftermath. Gangs, lawlessness, greed, violence. When the English Falls by David Williams has all that, but it is on the periphery of the story. At the center is a man of faith trying to understand what God is calling him, his family, and his community to be and to do.
[there be SPOILERS ahead, may it do ya fine] yesterday i finished sai Stephen King’s The Dark Tower series – entered the clearing at the end of that path it took me right around a year, all told; i think the longest extended narrative i’ve ever read by way of a mini-review: i dug it… [Read More]
One of my biggest regrets is I did not read more “classic novels” when I was growing up. I was well into my adulthood before I read such books as Of Mice and Men and Watership Down. My first reading of A Wrinkle in Time was in 2009 when I was spearheading Hollywood Jesus’ LOST… [Read More]
It’s not easy to be scary. No really, take a shot. We’ll wait. And when you get done with that, try your hand at being funny. Or endearing. Or poignant. Any luck? How about trying to be all of the above? A handful of actors can pull it off, maybe a few writers too. But… [Read More]
Smith remembers telling God in a loud, demanding conversation, “You can’t take my son from me. We asked for him seventeen years ago.”