Month: July 2017

Who Is Azazel?

Azazel is the lead villain in my next Brodie Wade novel, but he is a bit of a mystery. Those in Christian circles have heard of angels like Gabriel, and Michael. And note their -el extensions on their names. Those are important! In Hebrew, their names reflected some attribute of God.  Michael — Micha-el — “Who is like God?” or “The splendor of God” Gabriel — Gabri-el — “The strength of God.” Israel — Isra-el — “Triumphant with God” My

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How Much Work Goes Into Writing a Novel?

Did you ever wonder how much work goes into writing a novel? When I was much younger (and much more naïve), I thought that all I needed to get these stories out of my head and onto paper was a pen and, well, paper. And while that is true, there’s so much more to it. First, and foremost, there is the sheer volume of time it takes to get those words out to the paper. Let’s take the average novel

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Surprise! (I’m Back)

After some much-needed time away, I think I’m ready to jump into writing again. God has been good to me over the past two years (wow, has it been that long!?!). I have traveled, I have worked, I have served and I have grown as a person and as a writer. And now, I think it is time to dust of my pencil and keyboard and get back to creating worlds and expressing the truths that I have within. I

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