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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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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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The Darkness Comes Out

  Seventeen-year-old Tara loved watching the sunset.  Too bad this might be her last one.  She sat against the rough brick wall of a tall building, near the edge of the city, looking into the sky above the interstate highway.  He’s dead. She blinked away the tears that blurred her vision.  The sparse clouds were […]

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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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Research Project – Mira Kadia

Tyra scanned through the documents on the archaic Library computer.  It was too bad history had become unimportant to her culture.  Records were scattered.  Information was hard to find.  Her school project was to research a historical figure of about the same age and write a report about that person’s life.  Tyra, being 17, had […]

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Mail Order

By the light of the purple moon that shone in though the window, Darcy hurriedly ate the day-old pizza.  He couldn’t be late!  Shoving the rest into his mouth, he grabbed his keys and pushed open the door.  He’d been waiting so long; now, finally, the package would arrive from Earth.  Ten years he had […]

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