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Fun Fridays – May 18, 2018

In honor of our youngest daughter’s birthday this weekend…

She and I have laughed at this audio many times. To the point of being able to quote it. I was excited to find it available on YouTube (our version is a CD).

Listen and then you’ll understand this story: Years ago while in a very crowded elevator after watching a big event, I looked over at her and said, “Macadamia.” She deadpanned in reply, “Galoshes.” To this day we wonder what everyone in the elevator was thinking about us.

Happy Birthday!

 

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Why I Read to the End

I am the world’s worst about abandoning novels I read for leisure. I’ll give a book a fair chance, but as soon as I find I don’t like it, I have no compunction about tossing it aside to pursue a different story. And believe me, as a literary agent, I …

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Finding Time to Write

How do you find time to write? You don’t. Non-writers try to find time to write; writers make time to write. A couple lifetimes ago, after having been a pastor for seven years, I took a desk job—the first time in my adult life when my job wasn’t 24/7. But …

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Publishers and Theology

One of the more complex aspects of publishing Christian-themed books is the publisher theological position or “grid” which covers whatever products they seek to publish. Just like all churches are not alike, Christian publishers are definitely not alike. Some may have groups or “imprints” focusing on a specific theological perspective, …

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Book Proposals: Due Date

There is an important question that needs to be answered in your book proposal in the “Manuscript Status” section. When will your manuscript be ready? This information is important whether you are writing fiction or non-fiction. When Will Your Book be Done? Fiction: If you are a first time novelist, …

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