Brimstone 1 Review—Aryn’s List

(Originally appeared on Aryn’s List) Brimstone 1: is a fun story. It’s a secret race to space, to meet an incoming alien artifact, sent in response to scripture being broadcast into space. There’s enough mystery that you’re a good way through before you really know who’s ‘good’ and who isn’t. There’s a hint of romance, …

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, she …

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 LORD …

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’d …

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 JASON …