On Gratuitous Rape

Matthew P. Schmidt My Blog Books About FAQs Blog On Gratuitous Rape This is not a happy-go-lucky post. If this subject matter disturbs you, I suggest reading something else, or perhaps waiting a few days–I plan to blog more frequently in the future. The taste of...

The C-x C-f Writing Method

Matthew P. Schmidt My Blog Books About FAQs Blog The C-x C-f Writing Method (sometimes I use c-x 4 f, too…) 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...

The Melancholy of Heaven

Matthew P. Schmidt My Blog Books About FAQs Blog 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.” Any suffering they may have experienced is over, forever....

Christian Tragedies

Matthew P. Schmidt My Blog Books About FAQs Blog Christian Tragedies Many Christian works, or at least those in that genre known as “Christian Fiction,” are happy. Not necessarily comedies in the technical sense, but stories where good happens to good...