Screen-Free Activities? Is that Even Possible?

I’ll admit it; I’ve been glued way too many times to my phone and laptop. But is it possible to do something fun away from a screen? M Liz Boyle lists 35—yes, 35—things to do that don’t require a phone or computer. She includes activities like writing a postcard to a grandparent, designing a CoatContinue reading “Screen-Free Activities? Is that Even Possible?”

The Architect by Jonathan Starrett — Book Review by Lou Allen (Christian Faith and Fiction)

Hi, everyone! To those of you who read and commented on my short story “Puma Claw” last Monday on Havok’s site, thank you! I appreciate your support and your passion for battling horrible monsters (even the monsters inside us). Here is a review on the Christian middle-grade book The Architect. I haven’t read the bookContinue reading “The Architect by Jonathan Starrett — Book Review by Lou Allen (Christian Faith and Fiction)”

It’s Here!

Any readers of YA out there? Do you enjoy stories of love, monsters, and foreign countries? Here is my short story “Puma Claw,” a tale set in Mexico and involves a troubled married couple and a shapeshifting menace. It’s available for public viewing all day today. When today is gone, it’ll only be available toContinue reading “It’s Here!”

One More Christmas Story for the Holidays

Happy New Year, everyone! How about one more Christmas treat before the holidays are over? Here is “When Angels Sing,” a story fitting for teens and adults, by Elizabeth McD. She also shares her inspiration for her tale. Backstory on the inspiration for the story: One cold, cold evening earlier this month I stopped atContinue reading “One More Christmas Story for the Holidays”

Short Story Coming Soon…Written by Me

I have written a story filled with love, terror, and courage, and it’s friendly for teenagers and adults. It will be featured on Havok Publishing’s website, and it’s called “Puma Claw.” It takes place in Mexico, and it involves a man on an emotional whirlwind as he searches for his missing wife. He then savesContinue reading “Short Story Coming Soon…Written by Me”

A Christmas Book Review and Music

Merry Early Christmas, everyone! I wrote a review on a sweet story called Nick, the Christmas Coyote. You can find it on Jennifer Hallmark’s blog “Off the Beaten Track,” where you can read other reviews written by me and others. What are your favorite Christmas carols? For an extra festive treat, here’s a version ofContinue reading “A Christmas Book Review and Music”

Writer and Reader Gift Guide 2022 (40+ Ideas!) by Kaley Kriesel

Originally posted on Words:
Hey warriors! Welcome or welcome back to Words! Today I have a bit of a Christmas-y post for you, since it’s coming so close (How is it December? Really?!). Gift shopping is probably one of the most exciting and difficult parts of the season, so I wanted to lend a hand…

“The Floor is Lava” Game is Ending Tomorrow

This round of “The Floor is Lava” is ending TOMORROW at 12:00pm MST! Be sure to join the group, “The floor is lava, come play” on MeWe, where I get to see all the neat stuff you come up with. Post whatever lava-themed post you wish (Just make sure they’re clean enough for a twelve-year-oldContinue reading ““The Floor is Lava” Game is Ending Tomorrow”

“The Floor is Lava” Game is Still Going…Till Saturday

Don’t forget to play “The Floor is Lava,” a game I administrate on MeWe. You’ll get a chance to win a free book. Join the group, “The floor is lava, come play,” and post whatever volcano-themed item you wish. Be creative as you make a lava-related meme. Or show off your sweet tooth as youContinue reading ““The Floor is Lava” Game is Still Going…Till Saturday”