Archive: Jan 2014

Counting My Rings: Debriefings

By Eric Peters

[Editor’s note: Eric Peters’ new EP, Counting My Rings: B-Sides, comes out next Tuesday. We asked Eric to spill the beans and give us a song by song breakdown of each track included on the new release. Here’s resulting spilt-bean pattern.] Read More ›


By Jonathan Rogers

Here’s a story I once heard about a colorful character somewhere in the great state of Missouri. It was told to me for the truth. The fellow who told me the Read More ›

Subjects With Objects Unplugged – Pt. 1

By Doug McKelvey

[Editor’s note: If you were at Hutchmoot 2013 you’ll almost certainly remember Doug McKelvey’s mesmerizing reading, explanation, and example of the Subjects with Objects project. Many people (I’m one Read More ›

The Sniper

By Jonathan Rogers

My cousin Jason worked for a heating and air conditioning company when he was in high school. They took care of the huge air conditioning units that sat atop the local mall. The mall had pigeons. Looking up Read More ›

A Slave in My Own Kingdom (by Helena Sorensen)

By Story Warren

Many of you know Helena Sorensen from Hutchmoot last year. She is the author of Shiloh, a Young Adult Fantasy I am eager to read. I love this post. It gets at something we value so deeply at Story Warren and, I think, at The Rabbit Room as well. –Sam Read More ›

What is the Rabbit Room For?

By Andrew Peterson

The Rabbit Room, both as a community and as a website, has been in a state of evolution since its inception. It started as a glorified blog, the content of which was provided by a ragtag group of acquaintances and friends who had very little Read More ›

What Seems To Be (by Kelly Keller)

By Story Warren

Kelly Keller is another Hutchmooter from the amazing and terrifying Charlotte hordes. This post reminds me of a quotation our noble Proprietor often shares in concert, about how despair is not just a sin, but a Read More ›

Beautiful Someday

By Jonathan Rogers

I love that moment in “The Ugly Duckling” when the poor, persecuted duckling, set upon on every side by ducks and hens and cats and henwives, sees a flock of swans: Read More ›

The Light on the Hills

By S. D. Smith

I’ve been reading some old stories in preparation for sharing some on Fridays over at Story Warren and I came across this little gem from Mrs. W. K. Clifford. It’s from her collection, Very Short Stories, written Read More ›

Tales of the New Creation

By Pete Peterson

“I feel sometimes as if I were a child who opens its eyes on the world once and sees amazing things it will never know any names for and then has to close its eyes again. I know this is all mere apparition compared Read More ›

Five Reasons My Family Absolutely Loves “Sing the Bible with Slugs & Bugs”

By S. D. Smith

Hello, friends. I started writing for this outfit called For the Family a few months ago, and my most recent post is about how much our family loves Randall Goodgame’s new record. I thought you might like to see Read More ›

Creativity: Spiritual Battle and Spiritual Discipline


Last week, I penned a sonnet, and it was seriously one of the hardest things I have ever written. My husband all but dared me to do it, throwing down the bright challenge as we walked on the beach one Read More ›

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