The unthinkable has happened: I got pissed off at C.S. Lewis. For part of my Lenten activities, I'm reading through Yours, Jack, a chronological collection of Lewis' letters. It has been a wonderful way to observe his spiritual development, gather more of his insight, and see the germs of ideas that would become some of … Continue reading Female Sexuality in the Christian Church, Part One: Drive and Desire
Yesterday on Twitter I posted, “Someday I hope to live in a world where Win a Date With Tad Hamilton! is recognized as the cinematic masterpiece that it is.” At the time, I was being more than 50% ironic, but I had no idea that I was about to experience the film on a whole … Continue reading When the Nice Guy Still Finishes Last: An Overanalysis of “Win A Date With Tad Hamilton!”
"So, Emily, what do you do for fun?" "Oh, I like to write witty and/or disturbing song spoofs." During a lunchtime conversation with Bethany, I used the word "Byronic." I was talking about my dream to become an Avenger, but how since, I'm a terrible person, I should just aim for "supervillain" instead. (Hey, this … Continue reading Isn’t It Byronic?
When I first typed the title of this blog, I made the typo, "Too God Not to Share." And honestly, that title would have fit too. Hmm, it's been a while since I posted something, mostly because 1.) there hasn't been a lot exciting happening since I got back from my road trip, and 2.) … Continue reading Too Good Not to Share
The biggest edits are now complete for my manuscript! To celebrate, I'm posting an excerpt of my novel, Radicals and Royalists, to pique your interest. —————————————————————————————————————————————————— The breathless anticipation with which they read these papers could not compare with the thrill of receiving Mr. Ruford's first letter. The seal was broken—whether from prying fingers or sloppy … Continue reading One Step Closer!