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"Nightmarriage" Notables, Part Deux

“Nightmarriage” Notables, Part Deux

THE BOOK THAT WRITES STORIES OF ITS OWN Nightmarriage continues to spin its own stories. Consider Jennifer Jacobson of Fairview, Texas, whom I met via the Interweb. She ordered four copies: one for each of her children, and one for her parents. I inscribed them with my silver Sharpie, mailed them in my sci-fi-friendly silver...
Guest Post by Jennifer Luitwieler: "Emotional Constipation's Uglier Cousin"

Guest Post by Jennifer Luitwieler: “Emotional Constipation’s Uglier Cousin”

One of the reasons I adore Chad Thomas Johnston and think of him as a brother from another mother is his affinity for stories with a fecal undertone. I was introduced to Chad’s penchant for potty humor through his post on a snow toilet he built with his sister in their yard one winter. They...
A Harrowing Hallelujah: An Interview with Author Heather Gilion + Book Giveaway

A Harrowing Hallelujah: An Interview with Author Heather Gilion + Book Giveaway

Though He slay me, yet I will hope in Him. – Job 13:15 Before I met Heather, I only knew who she was because life’s fatal finger had smeared ashes on her forehead, making her something of a living reminder of the reality of death in this world. I read about her in a newspaper,...
My Book: The Stained-Glass Kaleidoscope

My Book: The Stained-Glass Kaleidoscope

Above: “The Nirvana-Shaped Hole in My Heart,” by Danny J. Gibson. More high-resolution images of the art from The Stained-Glass Kaleidoscope can be found here. About the Book  Author Chad Thomas Johnston’s The Stained-Glass Kaleidoscope: Essays at Play in the Churchyard of the Mind is an essay-driven creative memoir that explores life through the lenses of theology, pop culture,...
Deadlines & Lifelines

Deadlines & Lifelines

It’s official, kids. My agent has given me a deadline: It is January 27th. I have to go back through the book one last time and tidy it up.  I must ruthlessly eliminate errors and terminate typos. Wish me the best of luck!  For I shall need it! Cheer me on!  Encourage me!  Let’s turn...