Author Steve Laube

Fun Fridays – February 23, 2018

There are two videos today, related to each other, that tell a wonderful story. Watch the first to see how an idea for literally serving a community of children becomes a mission. Raised in France and Italy, Bruno Serato came to the United States with $200 in his pocket in 1980. Twenty-five years later his momma came to visit and everything changed. (More after the video.)

Five years after the above video, tragedy struck. An electrical fire. All seemed lost. Until…

(Some images are repeated from the earlier piece for continuity.)
More after the video below.

Three weeks ago Bruno Serato was inducted into the Restaurant Hall of Fame. And some time this spring his “White House” restaurant will reopen after a massive rebuild . Meanwhile his charity continues to serve 3,500 children every day at 62 locations in Orange County, Long Beach and Los Angeles.

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A Big Giveaway for Writers

I long to see Christian writers learn, grow, and succeed in their craft. As part of that desire, I am excited to tell you of a chance to win a Super Bundle Giveaway worth about $400 – the biggest giveaway in the history of the Christian Writers Institute! As many of you …

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What’s on Your Shelf?

A series of interview questions that dig into my reading life. What’s on your nightstand right now? I am an extremely eclectic reader and have dozens of books waiting for attention. In fiction I’m currently reading Run Program by Scott Meyer a science-fiction story of a newly developed artificial intelligence …

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Fun Fridays – February 9, 2018

Did you know we lost 10 letters from the English alphabet? Amaze your friends with today’s video. Better yet, write an entire sentence using these old letters and feel medieval and scholastic at the same time. Here is my attempt: In þe morniŋ ƿas þe æther around uƒ. Enjoy.

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Once in a Blue Moon Publishing

Someone called the other day and asked, “If I’ve self-published my book and want you to consider it for representation, should I even bother sending it? Or am I toast?” I answered, “It depends.” [For you regular readers, do you think that should become the motto of the Agency?] The …

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How Do You Count Lifetime Book Sales?

A key element in a book proposal is your sales history. Of course, you can ignore this if you’ve never published a book before. But if you have published, either with a traditional publisher or independently, your sales history must be included in your next book proposal. Here is an …

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