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How to Create Companion Products for your Book with D’vorah Lansky
February 16, 2021

It’s very common these days for books, especially nonfiction, to come with additional workbooks, study guides, and video courses. These extra materials are also a great way to connect with your readers on a deeper level,

How to Write Devotionals with David Sluka
February 02, 2021

Devotionals are almost unique to Christian publishing. While some non-Christian publishers dabble with devotionals of different kinds, Christians have been writing and reading devotionals for centuries.  So how do you write a devotional? Well,

How to Write a Biblically Accurate Book with Catherine DeVries
January 19, 2021

One of the big differences between Christian and non-Christian books is that Christian books have an absolute standard of truth they are compared to. Or, put another way, Christian books are all a derivative of the Bible in one way or another.

How to Write Better & Faster With Plottr and the Snowflake Method
January 05, 2021

As a kid, peanut butter was always paired with only one thing: jelly. The big discussion between the other kids was if your mom used grape or strawberry jelly.  Then one day, one of my friends told me about a new candy that combined peanut butter with ...

Simon & Schuster Bought by Penguin Random House Discussion With Steve Laube
December 08, 2020

For everything there is a season.  A time to gather stones and a time to scatter stones.  A time to merge companies and a time to spin off new companies.  Right now, it is a time for merging companies.   The “Big Five” are now the “Big Four.

How to Write for Children with Linda Howard
November 24, 2020

Children’s books are the fastest growing segment of publishing in 2020. There was a time a few months ago when The Very Hungry Caterpillar was in the top 10 of all products on Amazon–not only books, but all products in the everything store.

Behind the Publishing Curtain: Fulfillment & Distribution with Tracy Higley
November 10, 2020

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How to Write Split-Time Fiction with Melanie Dobson
October 27, 2020

One popular genre in Christian publishing right now is split-time fiction. Split-time fiction is when you tell two stories separated by time that are connected in some way, sometimes by a theme or an item. Some popular split-time books include The Wedd...

How to Get Out of the Slush Pile – With Deborah Raney
October 13, 2020

You would like to think that as soon as you are done with your proposal and send it off to an agent that he or she is sitting there by the inbox ready to read it as soon as it comes in. If only. Before email became the submission method,

How to Write with Joy in Hard Times with Mary DeMuth
September 29, 2020

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