Archive for 2010

Meditation on Genesis One

My church asked me to write and record a short video giving some thoughts on Genesis One. Here is the text of my talk: Genesis 1 for Glenkirk Church   August 2010 When I look at the first few chapters of Genesis, I like to pretend that I am Steven […]

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Voyages Class at Glenkirk, Glendora

This November, Jim Miller and I will be working together to present a series of talks about C. S. Lewis and Voyage of the Dawn Treader.  Save the dates: 11/2, 11/9, 11/16, and 11/23. Details will follow.

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C. S. Lewis Foundation Retreat 2010

I just received this information on the upcoming C. S. Lewis Foundation Retreat and Writer's Conference, coming this October.  For more information, check out their website:  http://www.cslewis.org/programs/regional/sw/2010/retreat/registration/ The Weight of Glory: Reflections on Longing and Belonging Come to beautiful Camp Allen in Navasota, Texas, to hear plenary speakers Dr. Malcolm […]

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Should You Give Lulu.com a Try?

I recently completed several projects on Lulu.com, and overall, I am very pleased with them. The books look very good and the turn-around time is fast. They do a brilliant job of boxing your books: the packaging is very sturdy. I especially like the flexibility of their […]

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Good Poetry (David Whyte)

The Lightest Touch Good poetry begins with the lightest touch, a breeze arriving from nowhere, a whispered healing arrival, a word in your ear, a settling into things, then like a hand in the dark it arrests the whole body, steeling you for revelation. In the silence that follows […]

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Hey! Gimme Back My Idea!

At the recent Mythcon in Dallas, I gave a talk called "Doing What the Inklings Did: Practical Advice for Writing Groups." I talked about different kinds of writing groups (critique groups, mentoring groups, network groups, fellowship groups, prayer groups) that can be of benefit to creative people, […]

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Clay Delay

Delays are inevitable: stuff happens. And so it is with my latest book, Clay in the Potter's Hands.  I was on track to release the first printing in July. As it turns out, we've still got a way to go (technical difficulties? human error? life intervenes? all […]

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Hullabaloo

Better than Barney. More creative than Raffi. As much fun as that Peter, Paul, and Mary’s classic “Peter, Paul, and Mommy.”  Sierra and I just discovered Hullabaloo. http://www.hullabalooband.com/ As part of its summer reading program, the Glendora Public Library sponsored a folk concert during its regularly scheduled story […]

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What Do Authors Do All Day?

Last week, I was invited to give a talk in my daugher's a second grade class. The students were doing a unit on careers, and I was invited to talk about  being an author. Here are some of their questions, and my answers: How do you prepare for your career? […]

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Samples

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