I loved agent Steve Laube’s recent blog post When Editorial Errors Matter. Steve points out that writers make mistakes. Which is why writers need editors! “An editor’s job,” he writes, “is to be the safety net and catch those tidbits that find their way into an early draft of a manuscript for any number of […]
Christian Writers Retreats
I had the great privilege of being a guest on Thomas Umstattd Jr.’s podcast, The Christian Publishing Show, talking about why those in the writing and publishing community need a writers retreat. You can listen to it on the Steve Laube Agency blog. If you need some time to get away from life, refocus on […]
Writers Retreat at Mount Hermon
Would you like to get away for a weekend at a prayer-soaked, Spirit-infused Christian conference center surrounded by stunning redwood trees, streams, and waterfalls? Make a special and powerful connection with God there? Get refreshed, rejuvenated, and recharged? Fill your tank so you can pour out in all the other things you do? Build relationships […]
Want personalized help with your nonfiction writing?
Do you have an idea for a nonfiction book but are unsure how to structure it in a way that will work? This one-on-one and small-group mentoring session will help you write an appealing first chapter and create an outline and chapter summaries for what follows. Register by July 1. First-come, first-served until we reach […]
SoCal CWC Presents
This year, in lieu of a one-time event, the SoCal Christian Writers’ Conference is doing a series of one-on-one virtual mentoring sessions we’re calling “SoCal CWC Presents.” We started with Screenwriter Mentoring with Bob Saenz and Jeff Willis, who taught on that topic at last year’s conference. Our current session is on Nonfiction Book Proposals […]
Missing Mount Hermon?
I woke up on this beautiful Palm Sunday morning thanking God for sending His Son to live on this earth, go to the cross, and rise from the dead to reconcile us with Him. But I must admit, my heart was also heavy with sorrow and grief over not being able to celebrate this holy […]
Did you publish a book in 2020?
Why not enter it in the 2021 Excellence in Editing Award. Sponsored by Christian Editor Connection, this award recognizes high-quality books published in 2020 by a Christian author or by a CBA publisher. Deadline to enter is December 31. Excellence in Editing Award It takes a team to produce a well-written and well-edited book. Christian […]
Writing a screenplay is different from other forms of writing in many important ways. If you’ve written a script, or at least started to, wouldn’t you love the opportunity to have one or two established professional screenwriters, currently working in the industry, look at what you’ve written and give you their personalized suggestions? Well, YOU […]