Be Thou My 2020 Vision (Fall Update)

Hello again, and welcome to this newest update from the Addison/Maggie/Elinor Lucchi family! Speaking of which... A New Lucchi! In September, Elinor Lucchi was born. Maggie and I have been blessed with a wonderful new member of our family... and, the opportunity to learn how to function with much less sleep. All in all, things … Continue reading Be Thou My 2020 Vision (Fall Update)

New Adventures / New Adventurers (April, 2020 Update)

Hello, friends! This blog used to primarily be a compilation of reflective posts, inspired by what God taught me through various aspects and stages of life. Now, the blog is evolving into more of a “monthly update” format; recounting the adventures of not one but THREE Lucchis. While posts will still be written by myself, … Continue reading New Adventures / New Adventurers (April, 2020 Update)

Wired for Story: Narrative Theory and the Battle of Good and Evil

My entire life, I have believed in the tangible power of Story. The fictional stories I have read, the personal stories I have lived, and the true stories of others I have listened to have shaped my life in countless ways. As a librarian who also studies story structure and occasionally writes fiction, I have … Continue reading Wired for Story: Narrative Theory and the Battle of Good and Evil

Andrew Peterson, Stories, and Jesus

Last month, I spoke on Research for Creative Writers at the annual One Year Adventure Novel summer workshop. At this writing conference, two talks were also given by Andrew Peterson—my favorite musical artist (who also happens to be a brilliant writer and speaker). One of the talks Peterson gave described his experience with story. Initially, Peterson … Continue reading Andrew Peterson, Stories, and Jesus