Geek Confessional: The Ironic Origins of The Hive

This entry is part 22 of 22 in the series The Road to Publication.

So for the past several months, I’ve been sharing the story of how I went from a wannabe author to a published author. I’ve talked about my earliest, thankfully now lost projects and where my published books have come from. We’re almost to the end of our journey (at least …

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Geek Confessional: Time to Get Numb Again

This entry is part 20 of 22 in the series The Road to Publication.

So in some ways, I’ve been cheating. Well, not really. I’ve actually faced a bit of dilemma when it comes to sharing these stories about how I went from unpublished wannabe to published impostor author. The dilemma is this: the order my books were published is not the order in …

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Geek Confessional: When Dreams Die Hard

This entry is part 14 of 22 in the series The Road to Publication.

Thanks to some theological musings prompted by the writings of C. S. Lewis, I had stumbled into a science fiction trilogy about a group of aliens on the hunt for grace. And I was bound and determined to get this thing published. I just had a feeling about it. This …

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Geek Confessional: The Return of the Christian Fiction

This entry is part 13 of 22 in the series The Road to Publication.

I’ve been spending a lot of time talking about all the garbage that I wrote when I was younger. And make no mistake, all of those writing projects were awful, no two ways about it. None of the stories I wrote were worthy of publication. That didn’t mean I stopped …

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Geek Confessional: My First Christian Fiction

This entry is part 5 of 22 in the series The Road to Publication.

So over the past few trips to the confessional, I’ve been telling the story of all of my various writing projects. I never really intended for the Geek Confessional to be my authorial autobiography, but it’s kind of turned into that. Hope you don’t mind. Anyway, while I was in …

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Geek Confessional: My “second book” was a horrible YA adventure

This entry is part 3 of 22 in the series The Road to Publication.

Last time I was in the Confessional, I shared the story of how, when I was a kid, I drew horrible comic books that I somehow deluded myself into thinking would be my path to publication. But eventually, I came to realize that I simply stunk up the joint as …

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