https://www.tor.com/2020/09/17/terry-goodkind-sword-of-truth-wizards-first-rule-death-obituary/ <p value="<amp-fit-text layout="fixed-height" min-font-size="6" max-font-size="72" height="80">I've had this tab open in my browser to remember and think more on what I wanted to say. When the news of Terry's death came out, I was transported back more than 20 years to a critical season in my life and the memory of <em>The Sword of … Continue reading The Impact of a Good Book
(My sister Katie and I enjoying a day in Brugge whilst on holiday back in 2018. Holidays...) Good morning friends! I'm feeling behind on sharing with everyone who follows "Author Travis," who is being impacted by all the things "Other Travis' " are busy with. 2020 was both a year of challenge, like it certainly … Continue reading Welcome to 2021
https://mykecole.com/40652-2/ To all of my fellow veterans, brothers and sisters in arms, thank you for every sacrifice you've made. To the public we serve, thank you for your trust. I appreciate this evergreen post from Myke Cole and enjoying reflecting on it each year about this time. I hope you enjoy it as well!
I was turned onto the Elliot Society this spring (thanks Brenna!) when I attended a lecture on C.S. Lewis at a local school. Their newsletter is brilliant and full of excellent art glorifying God. I found this video so beautifully made! Making Good I hope this finds you well and sustained in this season, and … Continue reading Making Good
Friends, First, I'll invite you to watch a short clip that provided my inspiration and read along! More for your reading pleasure. In the vein of Stephen King, I imagined this story opening up with a handful of montages to show the world of the Circus of Souls. This is probably my favorite of the … Continue reading Special Share: The Circus Queen Part 1
Friends,I've been remiss in getting you some good Thorium website content! As we all adjust to the new normal I've been focused on finishing my U.S. Naval Academy tour well, preparing for what's next for the Chapman's, and managing our situation. I haven't gotten my work-at-home disciplines all back in place (I worked from home … Continue reading Special Share: Prologue from The Circus Queen
I had a chance to do a little catch-up this weekend and enjoyed something in my movie queue for a while now: They Shall Never Grow Old. Theatrical Release Poster (Warner Brothers) I honestly can't recall where I'd heard of it before, but I'm sure the combination of Peter Jackson, World War I history, and … Continue reading Movie Monday….On A Tuesday
We had a little family challenge this week which distracted me a bit, but I haven't forgotten to post! I once had a dream of "Movie Mondays" where I'd get to break down some of my favorite films that influence my writing. Well, maybe that'll come a little later. This week I thought I'd share … Continue reading Movie Monday: Tenet
We'll see how long my 2020 recognition of lite blogging and a resolve to write more comes to pass. Many of the folks who follow my writing probably came from Travis Perry, Speculative Faith and the co-authored series The Speculative Fiction Writers Guide to War (the longest series in the site's history, and we do … Continue reading War…And Things Like It
Peace on Earth, and goodwill towards men on whom God has favor. My Game of Thrones nucrackers, courtesy of one of my favorite aunts!!