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The Coder & The Fixer

Azalea Sterling squinted her brown eyes in concentration and wiped her forehead on her sleeve. Her movements were limited by the cramped space and further hampered by the fact that there was almost no gravity this close to the center of the ship. It was hot too. But someone has to keep this ship going. […]

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Christian Speculative Fiction

When I first heard the term Christian speculative fiction, I had no idea what that was. Maybe that’s where you are right now. Well, you’ve come to the right place. Today, on my blog, I’m going to be explaining the term Christian speculative fiction. Personally, I think Christians started using the phrase Christian speculative fiction […]

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The Way To Paradise

  The Way to Paradise     Imagine Star Wars, Andromeda, Firefly and Outcasts meets C.S. Lewis’ Space Trilogy, flavored by the music of For King & Country – that’s my new book, The Way to Paradise. At the summons of an unknown alien race, Captain Calista Zarah and Engineer James Beckett, along with two […]

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Dr Who – All Part of the Plan

  A woman stands in the middle of a green field, arms upraised, tears rolling down her cheeks. Sounds of battle fill the air. The Doctor comes running towards her, sonic screwdriver in his hand. “Time to go,” he shouts. “Would you like to come?” He grabs her hand as he flies past, not waiting […]

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Need

James Becket Age Nine – Need – It was a scorching day but the dinosaurs didn’t mind. Mist was sprayed into the air in and around their exhibits to provide the humidity that they thrived on. The humans of the Beckett family, on the other hand, were hot and tired. James was the only one […]

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Calista at 9

Control Her hands flew to the heavy metal collar around her neck as a scream tore from her throat. Nine-year-old Calista Zaragoza squeezed her eyes shut for only a moment to compose herself. She knew better than that. Stupid move, Calista chided herself. To resist meant to be punished. And it hurt, bad. “I’m sorry,” […]

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Surviving the Apocalypse in Steinbach MB

Surviving the Apocalypse in Steinbach, MB is a coming of age novel set in the small Manitoba town of Steinbach. June, the main character, wants to graduate high school, marry her boyfriend Caleb and become a successful author. She’s from Winnipeg, originally, but has come to enjoy life in Steinbach. Steinbach seems safe – a […]

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Promise

Allan leaned down towards me.  He was strong and tall.  Slowly, gently, he kissed me.  I felt his dark hair touch my face.  His lips were warm against mine.  He held his hands away from me, as if he were afraid to touch me. “No,” he said pulling away.  “Hayley, I can’t.” “Allan…why?” He was […]

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Mercy Falls

  I scanned the area but saw nothing moving, apart from the other hoverdrone beside me.  Powered by the Earth’s electromagnetic field, these sleek, baseball-sized, metal spheres were the best in cutting-edge technology.  And we were on the hunt!  Oh sure, our bodies were miles away strapped into virtual reality machines, but with our minds, […]

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The Ring

  If you’re old enough, you’ll remember back when there were prizes inside cereal boxes.  Not just codes to play online but actual, physical prizes, right inside the box.  Once I got a relaxation music DVD and a Dora game CD; I still have both of them in my house.  I kept them; I don’t […]

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