Why “Reformed Egyptian”?

If you suppose the Book of Mormon is a work of fiction, it opens a different set of questions to explore than if you suppose that it is true. For example, why did the author choose to have his characters write in “Reformed Egyptian” instead of Hebrew or something else? The obvious (cynical) response would […]

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Saturday’s Warrior wrap-up

I couldn’t be more thrilled with the response I’ve gotten to the novella I posted about Saturday’s Warrior (part III of my novel Exmormon). According to my stats, hundreds of people read along in real time as I serialized it. And from the comments, I can see that number included Mormons as well as exmos […]

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Romney Roundup

As expected, thoughts on Romney’s speech are all over the blogosphere: On the Bloggernacle: Times & Seasons provides a list of articles and Nine Moons some commentary. Andrew’s Miracle Drug is skeptical about Romney’s exclusion of skeptics while A Bird’s Eye View sees the speech as pluralistic. My favorites are the feminist Mormon housewives — […]

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The grace period (SW, chapter 7)

When I woke up, Jake was already in the shower. I rested in bed listening to the water and gathering my strength. Jake came out of the bathroom in his boxers and started getting dressed. “Well? You’d better get up and take your shower,” he said. “You’ve got a big day ahead of you.” Read […]

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