When Christine Hoover’s first book, The Church Planting Wife, was released by Moody Publishing, editors at two other large publishers took notice. Suddenly she was an author in demand because of her skill as a writer on an important topic. But when she developed a proposal for what she wanted to write in her second book, her publisher and one other publisher decided it was not for them. That left Baker Books in the running—and they issued a contract for it.
The 2015 winners of the Second Annual Illumination Book Awards of the Independent Publisher group have been announced. The awards are designed to honor and bring increased recognition to the year’s best new titles written and published with a Christian worldview.
Here’s a message received by a client, Janet Perez Eckles, blind author of Simply Salsa. Perez Eckles is a personal success coach, radio host, and speaks to English and Spanish speaking audiences in the U.S. and South American countries.
Seven Secrets to Power Praying, written by Les Stobbe’s client, Jane Glenchur, was one of the sixteen book covers selected as winners of ECPA Top Shelf Book Cover Awards, which celebrate the art and science of good book design.
Our congratulations to Robert Treskillard for winning silver in the prestigious Independent Publishing 2014 Moonbeam Awards contest in the YA Fantasy/Sci-Fi category.
Every Saturday our small daily, the Tryon Daily Bulletin, features a local person on the cover, with a story inside. Saturday was my turn.