Non-fiction writers today are facing barriers to publication at traditional Christian publishers they are mostly unaware of. Most writers live under the impression that if they write well, have a relevant topic, and promise to promote their book, they ought to be published. Not so today.
By P.D. Bekendam
An entertaining and humorous novel about a doctor who’s become a janitor at a nursing home and the relationships that fill his life.
Bee Beyer, Vice President of the Southern California Motion Picture Council announced on December 16 that the Motion Picture Council awarded William David Spencer’s novel, “Name in the Papers” for literary excellence.
As you look at the non-fiction book you are writing, what will set your manuscript apart? What might be the tipping point in your favor?
Earlier this month, I had the chance to lead three workshops at the HACWN Christian writers conference in Overland Park, a suburb of Kansas City, MO.
What is it about collections of stories that scares editors and marketing people at Christian publishers? They insist collections of stories of God at work in Christian’s lives have had a spotty sales record. Memoirs are persona non grata because marketing people insist they do not sell.
By Jane Jenkins Herlong
Bury Me with My Pearls is a real-life, roller-coaster ride of laughter, tears, and stomach-churning truths by a professional speaker, humorist, and singer who, as Miss South Carolina, represented her state in the Miss America pageant and has been singing, speaking, and writing ever since.