It was God who created the world and said, “It is good.” But if He didn’t, then it isn’t.
With today’s teens turning to action-packed tomes of fantasy, wizardry and mythical creatures with no mention of God, Gina Detwiler has written Forlorn, Young Adult speculative fiction where teens face angel and demon battles of spiritual warfare.
I did quite a lot of research on Norway when I was writing FORLORN. I always try to make my details as truthful as I possibly can, except for the parts I just make up.
God, the author of all our stories, seems to have been written out of them. We’ve replaced God with superheroes, who rely solely on their own ingenuity and strength (and sometimes magic powers) to defeat evil.
If you’re a writer, you have it. Forlorn Hope.