Matthew P. Schmidt My BlogFor those of you who have wondered what has been happening, well, it's a long story, but the short version is I'm moving all my social media to Substack. Check it out here!
Matthew P. Schmidt My BlogOr, ACK! The year's almost over, and I haven't written another C&D book! Here's the low-down, straight from the heron's mouth: I planned the side-C&D book, which I will cryptically refer to as a C&D:E, long before 2020 happened....
An update on what’s been happening behind the scenes, and where the heck have I been all this time?
A meditation on the controversial topic of trigger warnings.
Matthew P. Schmidt My BlogThe World of Wishes is out! Last time I mentioned I had another novel in the works. This is it. The radio silence was more to do with the unexpected amount of work involved, but in any case, more than that later. The World of Wishes is an...
Matthew P. Schmidt My BlogFirst off, a belated announcement that C&D2 is now out on Audible. If you by any chance aren't a subscriber, they have a bounty program if you sign up to get this book (with the above link.) Second, what has been going on? I am currently...
Many old churches use Zodiac imagery, but what else can we use it for?
I have seen this circular argument about miracles one too many times.
Somewhere between an explanation and an apology
Nuclear weapons are one of America’s favorite idols.
How many angels can, in fact, dance on the head of a pin?
The theological equivalent of xkcd's What If? column, if you will. Yet the question, absurd or not, remains.
The Melancholy of Heaven
Are martyrs sad? Standard answer: no. They are in Heaven by definition, and “He will wipe every tear from their eyes.” I agree. Generally.
Lessons Learned from Making Educational Games for Kids
This is the first article in lessons we've learned, starting with the front-end design of the games themselves.
The C-x C-f Writing Method
There comes a time in every writer’s life whereupon they must stand atop the nearest soapbox, milkcrate, or indefinite cubic object to declaim how their style of writing is THE BEST.