Moive Reivew: Pompeii

| February 23, 2014

When I first saw that someone made a movie on Pompeii, I thought it had to be one of two novels of that title: Pompeii by Robert Harris or Pompeii – City on Fire by T.L. Higley¬† It was neither. At that point, I was curious. Having done so much research on Pompeii and the […]

Historical fiction should stick to historical fact

| October 2, 2010

This entry is part 5 of 9 in the series Writing Christian Historical Fiction

As a history buff and novelist, I respect history. I love historical fiction – how a writer weaves a fictional story amidst historical fact. But when that fact is fudge for dramatic effect – well, I have a problem with that.

Christian Film Industry Rivals Hollywood – ABC News

| June 12, 2009

Hollywood can be hard to predict, but given the choice between last year’s Woody Allen film, “Vicky Christina Barcelona,” Sean Penn in “Milk” and a Christian film called “Fireproof,” starring aging teen idol Kirk Cameron, not a single industry insider saw this dark horse coming. “Fireproof,” a Christian-themed film straight out of “Godlywood,” buried them all as the top-grossing independent film of 2008.