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Should Christian writers write horror or science fiction?


I started writing a book about werewolf who transformed into a Christian. But now I wonder if this too dark of subject for Christian writer...What do think

 

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    sheilamyers 3 years ago

    Very well said Parrster.


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    William Benner (Highvoltagewriter) 3 years ago

    My werewolf was a Pagan before his conversion, and he did not become werewolf from a curse, but was raised to be a shapeshifter.

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    William Benner (Highvoltagewriter) 3 years ago

    This is differently about good and evil and the choice given to change from evil to good

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    William Benner (Highvoltagewriter) 3 years ago

    The story that I have been writing has been sort of metaphor for my transformation from Occultist to Christian.

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    William Benner (Highvoltagewriter) 3 years ago

    Very good answer and is the reason why I been struggling with writing the book. However, I do still feel that this story can be used in a way to promote Christian concepts. Especially with those captivated by darkness.

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    William Benner (Highvoltagewriter) 3 years ago

    Personally I know of only a few that call themselves Christian and write such novels. It is interesting to note that Ann Rice stop writing about vampires when she returned to Christianity.


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    William Benner (Highvoltagewriter) 3 years ago

    Good answer-and yet I do believe that writing about such things as werewolves can reach young people who may not respond to books of a more mainstream Christian view. C.S. Lewis and Tolkien wrote of wizards witches and such.

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    William Benner (Highvoltagewriter) 3 years ago

    Very good answer, thank you for your feedback!

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    William Benner (Highvoltagewriter) 3 years ago

    I have been "going for it" without thinking there was an issue until one Christian took offence to some of the pictures I would use to illustrate some of my articles. Here is the link to the story that inspired the book...http://highvoltagewriter.hub

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    William Benner (Highvoltagewriter) 3 years ago

    I am honored that I could help you decide to write on HP again. Personally I have a love/hate relationship with this site. When I first started to write the book I felt that I would be able to write such a book and still project Christian values.

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    William Benner (Highvoltagewriter) 3 years ago

    The problem that I am having is that to try and make the novel more authentic, I go into great depth in Occult practices for I could not see another way to write it.


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    Writer Chuck 3 years ago

    God gave man the right to choose between good and evil. Your choice in the end does not release you from your commitment to him. If you are of God you will do Godly acts.

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    William Benner (Highvoltagewriter) 3 years ago

    Thank you for comment and do think I am writing something that is unique that has not been seen in a book of this nature before.

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    William Benner (Highvoltagewriter) 3 years ago

    Thanks for the input, I appreciate it!

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    William Benner (Highvoltagewriter) 3 years ago

    It does have that element to it and yet, that happens at the end of the book and it does have lot of supernatural aspects, both positive and negitive.

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