Finding Great Book Ideas

The beginning of a whole new year seems like a good time to think about new ideas. Specifically, new ideas for stories to write. We all have our favorite sources for new ideas. Some pull story ideas from breaking news stories, some from their own personal experiences or struggles, some …

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Guaranteed Time-Saving Tips for Social Media

Written with tongue firmly planted in cheek… Managing your social media is a meaningless treadmill of work with no real purpose. While it seems to be one of the most efficient and effective ways to promote books and authors, really, who needs it? Sure, every publisher wants authors with strong …

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2016: The Year of Travel

Conferences The year 2016 was a year of travel for me. I was privileged to be on faculty at many conferences. I appreciate the warmth and kindness of conference staff and volunteers, as well as all the hardworking and generous conference directors. Everywhere I went, I felt welcomed and at …

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Best Selling Books Fifty Years Ago

Twice each year, somewhere around the beginning and middle of the calendar, I like to take a look back at books published long ago. This is not simply a nostalgic exercise. If you never consider what came before, authors and publishers can delude themselves into believing they are first ever …

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2016: A Year in Review

It is time to take a look at our past year and reflect on all the things that have happened. It is a recitation of good things and not so good things. But all were under the sovereignty of God and as such we give all glory to Him. (If …

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2017 Christian Writers Market Guide Now Online!

The 2017 edition of The Christian Writers Market Guide is officially available in print and ebook (paperback $22.99, ebook $9.99). Check your favorite bookstore or online retailer for a copy. Make sure you have a copy of this book in your arsenal! We are also very excited to announce that all the content …

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