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Magic Comes in Many Colors

Motleys. Candy-colored creatures with dark powers to drain the souls of men. That’s what Roderick always thought. Until he met one. Now he’s not so sure. But with seemingly everyone in the province hunting the motley down, he must quickly decide which side he’s on.


Adventure on every page

Into the Vast

"The story draws you in and will not let go until the last page. Into the Vast is a tale of courage, hope and bravery. Daring escapades and adventures keep you engrossed, and I look forward to the next book in this series. A must-read!"

- Reader's Favorite

Awakening the Sentients favorite thing about this story is the gentle and inventive way that the author illustrates truth throughout the story.

- Author Jenelle Schmidt

Artificer's Apprentice

Concise, tight and well-imagined, the very language pulls the reader into comprehension all along the way. If you're looking for a highly crafted, imaginative, alien feeling world -- that somehow still feels familiar -- don't miss this fun read.

- Amazon Reviewer

Stories as big as the Universe

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Lectures: The Art of Faith

What place does art have in faith and vice versa? The first of three lectures I gave at the Lewolkien 2018 conference.

Jots & Tittles #3: Of talking and writing

Time for one of my “Jots and Tittles” catch-all posts. This time, it’s about a little audio experiment I’ve been working on.

The pixels between you and me

I like technology. I do. But If you’ve used modern technology for any amount of time, you know that all is not well in our silicon paradise.

50 reasons to love The Last Motley

So, are there only 50 reasons to love the Last Motley? Nope, but this list is a good start!

Quote: We shall not cease from exploration

Whether you’re a novelist, a world traveler, a stock boy, or a single mom, don’t cease exploring. Every day has some treasure to uncover. If only we have eyes to see it.

The Giver book review

The Giver byl by Lois Lowry offers a dystopian vision of a community where every day of every hour is scripted and controlled. Is there any hope to be found?