Four of my favorite words.
When you read those words you know an adventure is up ahead... a story is coming your way. Once upon a time holds out the promise of new worlds, new ideas, new friends, and new possibilities.
I've been in the story-telling business for most of my life as a Lutheran Pastor. Each week I have the opportunity to retell some of the best loved stories in history.
Throughout my career I've written several books and articles, all of them non-fiction--mainly books for church leaders.
But since I first fell in love with Hobbits in High School, and then Thomas Covenant and Shannara and Harry Potter and Percy Jackson and The Chronicles of Narnia, I've want to give that genre a try.
After working with Dr. Michael Gurian (Saving Our Sons; The Minds of Girls) creating rites of passage programs for 13 year old boys and girls, I decided to take that ancient coming of age experience and the modern work the two of us had done around it, and put it into book form.
Hence, The Adventures of Toby Baxter--Book 1: The River Elf, The Giant, and The Closet.
Once upon a time there was a boy named Toby Baxter...
More to come! https://www.TimWrightBooks.com