Websites relating to the Lost Genre

There are masses of websites out there dealing with genre subjects close to our hearts. Let's take a look at some of the headline acts:

This appears at first glance to be a guide for concerned Christian parents wondering if Harry Potter & Co. will lead their young 'uns into darkness. It's much more than that - you'll find recommendations on a large number of books both Christian and secular, reviewed by Christians and with a focus on the young adult age group.

A Christian commentary blog on fantasy literature and movies, plus frequent short stories to make you think.

"Where Believers Dare to Dream..." A portal connecting you to author sites, blogs, comics, ebooks, fans and zines that come under Christian sci-fi.

A vast and sprawling site including author interviews, writers' tools, a huge booklist, genre artworks, forums and more.

A team blog commenting on issues related to Christian speculative fiction and Christian views on secular movies and literature.

This site appears to be under construction, but it already contains extensive catalogues of authors and books. Worth keeping an eye on!

Christian Fandom
An interdenominational fellowship of fans interested in the courteous and accurate representation of Christian viewpoints in genre fiction fan communities.

Biblical spculative fiction at WikipediaWritten by a member of the Lost Genre Guild, this serves as a simple introduction to the topic.

Christian science fiction at Wikipedia
A short description from the secular viewpoint.

A History of Christian Fantasy at The Sword Review
With the release of The Lord of the Rings trilogy and Narnia in the movie theaters, a lot of controversy has risen about the Christian fantasy genre. What are its roots? Why do we love it? Here is the truth about the genre.


Mindflights Updates

It's time to take a look at the latest stories published on Mindflights... Happy reading!

Santa Is My Homeboy by Rachel V. Olivier ~ Bud's been sentenced to community service, but it's his son's birthday as well as Christmas. What's a ghost to do?

The Void Test by Therese L. Arkenberg ~ To pass the test, she must face her fear...but how can she feel fear when she is in control?

Gaming Real Life by K.C. Shaw ~ Kich's gaming group is a little unusual. He's a troll, but he doesn't mind playing with an elf and dwarf too. Species isn't something he has to worry about when playing Office Politics, anyway--everyone's human in that game. But then his group leader finds a new game, called Real Life. That's when the trouble starts.

Demons Without, Demon Within by Scott M. Sandridge ~ Sometimes history isn't what it appears to be.

Mound of Mud by Fred Warren ~ Two outsiders discover the solution to a problem can sometimes take on a life of its own.