Steve Laube and I were discussing recent contracts and that conversation further underscored a thought that led me to write this post. Success is not about us, but about our authors.
- Thank you, Authors! For laboring over your books. Each day, you must sit in front of a blank white screen and fill it with words. Good words. Words that will touch, inspire, convict, and uplift.
- Thank you, Authors! For asking us to be the ones to open doors for you. Yes, we work with the editors and publishers. And yes, we stand behind you, putting both your name and our name on the line when we submit your work. But first, you had to trust us with your hard-earned words.
- Thank you, Authors! For caring about your readers. We appreciate the desire to please them, and the passion you bring to your work.
- Thank you, Authors! For your faith journey. Because when all is said and done (and read), the Lord is the One we are trying to please. Whether you write for the Christian market or the general market, you are writing with your Christian worldview as the core of your being.
What current author would you like to thank, in particular?
What author inspires you most?
What would you say to an author you’d like to thank?