For many of us, our first introduction to Christian fiction was The Chronicles of Narnia. Lewis chose to create a wonderful allegory for God through a lion named Aslan, and this was a genuinely touching introduction to allegorical Christian fiction. But after our first journey with Aslan, we read many other Christian allegories with less… Continue reading Christian Fiction: Should I have an Allegorical God?
The world needs more young writers-- preteens, teenagers, and young adults with passion and purpose that they want to share. But being a young writer comes with unique and difficult problems, and one of the biggest struggles of young writers is never ending editing and revision. The cycle is quite simple. A teenager writes a… Continue reading Young Writers and the Never Ending Editing Cycle
The plots of most modern novels, especially Young Adult, are centered around action. But the action-centered, fast-paced plot that readers want and publishers demand can be difficult to achieve when the primary goal of your characters is simply to get from point A to point B. Alas, this is the problem I am dealing with… Continue reading 3 Tips for Plotting an Action Packed Journey