Resources: fiction

Do you put your theology into your fiction novels?

By Randy Alcorn | March 27, 2013
Randy answers the question of how his theology of heaven manifests itself in his fiction novels. This video clip was excerpted from Randy's Eternity 101 DVD class, available at

Can you share about the process of writing the novel Courageous?

By Randy Alcorn | September 12, 2011
Last year I said yes to writing a novel based on the screenplay of the new movie Courageous(, which is being released in theaters on September 30. The movie was done by the Kendrick brothers, Stephen and Alex, who produced Facing the Giants and Fireproof. As Fireproofcentered on fire fighters and marriage, Courageous centers on police officers and fatherhood and, not surprisingly, COURAGE for men in their homes and personal lives.

What first sparked your interest in writing murder mysteries?

By Randy Alcorn | July 20, 2011
I like reading them—particularly the Nero Wolfe books by Rex Stout. I love Sherlock Holmes. In fact, every chapter of Deception starts with a great quote from a Holmes story. It was fun matching those with the contents of particular chapters. Many people enjoy murder mysteries, so there’s potential for a wide audience.