I grew up playing sports.Where athletes dream of a tryout.For story makers, all we ask,Is to give our tales a chance.You did, and for five years now,You keep giving me your time.You keep giving me an audience,With those you treasure most.We have invited each other in,You and I.I shared with you my stories,Born at home and with my kids.Our adventures became yours,And we exchanged this gift.You … [Read more...] about Thank You for these Five Years
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January of 2015 is when The Green Ember officially released. It feels like a thousand years ago and/or yesterday, but it was indeed five human years ago. A part of me still hasn’t been able to process what’s happened. That has to do with the fact that I haven’t really stopped for very long to mull it over (I’ve written seven more books in those five years), and also maybe a kind of … [Read more...] about The Green Ember is Five Years Old
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Make believe makes believers. Imagination. A silly, harmless habit of immature kids? I don’t think so. Imagination is seeing what is not obvious. It is seeing what lies beyond the mere visually present. But what if there’s more? More than, “It is what it is?” More than the middle part of the story we’re seeing right now. What if the secular fundamentalist scolds are wrong? What if the stories … [Read more...] about Imagination isn’t a Diversion, it’s the Way
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