How a Christian Sci-Fi Author Relies on Women Heroes—Fictional and Real—to Propel His New Novel

(Originally published in Woman of Noble Character) When I began writing Brimstone 1, I came to two important conclusions. The pilot would be a woman, and she would be the best in her field, a status only reachable after many years of achievement. These character requirements intersect in Jana McAlister, age 48. Per historic precedent, sheContinue reading “How a Christian Sci-Fi Author Relies on Women Heroes—Fictional and Real—to Propel His New Novel”

Ashes—An Appreciation

(Originally Posted on Diary of a Soul Satisfied) Guest Post By Jason William Karpf  Isaiah 61:3 NLT  To all who mourn in Israel, he will give a crown of beauty for ashes, a joyous blessing instead of mourning, festive praise instead of despair. In their righteousness, they will be like great oaks that the LORDContinue reading “Ashes—An Appreciation”

BARRIERS LOWERED by Jason William Karpf

(Originally posted on The Over 50 Writer) FEATURED BOOK:  Brimstone 1 AUTHOR:  Jason William Karpf PUBLISHER:  Elk Lake Publishing, Inc. GENRE:  Christian sci-fi SERIES OR STAND ALONE:  First of a trilogy TARGET AGE: late teens to seniors (readers who love the Lord and are fans of Twilight Zone and James Bond) IT IS MY PLEASURE TO WELCOME AUTHOR JASONContinue reading “BARRIERS LOWERED by Jason William Karpf”

“How I Wrote a Christian Sci-Fi Novel” by Jason William Karpf

(Originally published on christianwritingtoday.com) February 2016 at the Hollywood Bowl, my son, Brian, and I watched J.J. Abrams’ Star Trek reboot as the L.A. Philharmonic played the score live. The music swelled in perfect synchronization when Capt. Kirk led Enterprise against the giant Romulan ship Narada. Phasers fired, the artificial black hole opened, and newContinue reading ““How I Wrote a Christian Sci-Fi Novel” by Jason William Karpf”

BRIMSTONE 1, CHRISTIAN SCI-FI NOVEL, BRINGS TWILIGHT ZONE, JAMES BOND TO JESUS

Author/professor Jason William Karpf taps Hollywood upbringing to deliver tale of first Christian rocket Twin Cities, MN – Brimstone 1 is a new Christian sci-fi novel by Jason William Karpf, author and professor from Minnesota. Raised in the entertainment industry, Karpf cites The Twilight Zone and James Bond as influences in this story of theContinue reading “BRIMSTONE 1, CHRISTIAN SCI-FI NOVEL, BRINGS TWILIGHT ZONE, JAMES BOND TO JESUS”