Monthly Archives: October 2018

How many people have you killed?

At the last count I have murdered at least 19 people. By the end of the year I hope to have got rid of a few more.  In addition I have countenanced – even encouraged – imprisonment, torture, rape, and … Continue reading

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St. Paul: maligned but marvellous

Review of ‘Paul:  A Biography’ by Tom Wright. This is not strictly Christian Fiction, since it is a biography. But the book is so good, I want to tell everyone about it! Paul, it seems to me, gets a bad … Continue reading

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A rose by any other name: what to call your characters

Here’s an interesting thing: accordion to experts, it is easy to insert a musical instrument unnoticed into a sentence. What’s this got to do with names?  Especially choosing the names for your characters? The connection is about how people read.  … Continue reading

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Angels and Passion from Catherine Fox

Two excellent British Christian novels from Catherine Fox. Angels and Men – moving, dramatic, heart-burningly sad at times. Sparky characters, witty dialogue. Despite the title, there are few angels and it certainly isn’t a slushy, ‘everyone prays and gets converted’ … Continue reading

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