Radio Show: "Revved Up" with Garrett Book

This past Monday (November 10th) I had the honor of being a guest on "Revved Up", a radio show run by the Franklin & Marshall chaplaincy department on their college radio station, 89.1 WFNM. I very much enjoyed my time on the show; in addition, Garrett Book (one...

New Book Trailer

The book trailer for my novel, To the Water, We Are Gods, is now public! Check it out and let me know what you think! (Here is a link to the video as...

The Scientific Method Is Crap — TEDxLancaster

For all of you who have been clamoring for the video of my TEDx Lancaster on the Scientific Method, it's here! (Here is a link to the video, just in case the video above isn't working. That seems to...

CMCL Sermon — May 18th, 2014 — Love Rocks

The following was Susan L. Gascho-Cooke's sermon presented on May 18th at Community Mennonite Church of Lancaster. This sermon is reproduced here with her permission; I have added the "tweet this" and underlining. Love Rocks Susan Gascho-Cooke May 18, 2014 John 14:1-7...

TEDx Lancaster

Just a quick aside -- I've been chosen as one of ten speakers at the first annual TEDx Lancaster! I'll be speaking about teaching an alternate to the Scientific Method called the Cycle of Scientific Thinking. (I've written about this topic before.) The event takes...

Teaser et al

There's a funny thing about plans, you know -- ...

Yet Another Novel Writing Guide

Having finally finished my first novel, I obviously know everything and anything about writing another one, right? Um, no. In fact, in some ways I feel more confused than ever about "how to write a novel". Everything I read beforehand basically expressed two...

Updates

A quick update of things past, things present, and things to come: I wrote a novel! It was a side project -- try to complete NaNoWriMo successfully -- to get back into the swing of creating, and to tackle some of the challenges I've been facing lately. As it turns...

CMCL Reflections — July 21st, 2013

The following was presented as a reflection on July 21st at the Community Mennonite Church of Lancaster 9:30AM service. So the past week has been a rollercoaster for me, one that started late Saturday night when I found out about the Zimmerman acquittal. I wasn't...

Commercial Break

Don't you just hate it when a show is getting to the good part and then there's a commercial break? I feel like my blog is at that point, except perhaps it hasn't gotten to the good part yet. I'm in the home stretch of getting the First Semester Physics Survival Guide...

Sidekicks Are The Real Heroes

Well, inspiration didn't strike until very late in the week, so I apologize for the tardiness of this post. Better late than never, though, right? As I've mentioned before, I'm in the process of publishing the First Semester Physics Survival Guide, a lifeline for the...

Crowdfunding Your Project: 9 Things To Keep In Mind

Last Tuesday I had a lot of fun participating on the radio show Aspects of Writing with James Kelly. The topic of conversation turned to crowdfunding for writing projects. However, I thought it might also be good to write out some of what I've learned from using...