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”

My Screenwriter Mom Introduced Me to Fantastic Sci-Fi in the 1960s

(Originally Published on Lorehaven.com) Grandfather Jason William Karpf remembers his mother, Elinor Karpf, sharing cinematic fare like “Planet of the Apes” and “2001: A Space Odyssey.” Jason William Karpf on Feb 25, 2021 I stood in Times Square, gazing at the Empire State Building mere blocks away. The year was 1968. This was the closest I’dContinue reading “My Screenwriter Mom Introduced Me to Fantastic Sci-Fi in the 1960s”

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”