Shed the Extra Weight

by Cherrilynn Bisbano Summer is around the corner and I want to shed the winter ten. The pumpkin pie, sugar cookies, and chocolates were irresistible, and it shows in my stomach and thighs. Can you relate? Now, I must cut out the sugar and fat in my diet to be fit and lose the extra […]

be encouraged – we’re here to help

We wanted to show you, in as simple a way as possible, why we are so passionate about helping authors get their books ready for publishing and get authors ready to launch their brand new book (or to relaunch an already published book). In this video, you’ll get a peek at our reasoning and thought […]

Praise is a key to our breakthrough

by Sarah Tun As Christian writers, let us write as giving praises to GOD. In anything we do, let it be an act of worship. In 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18, Paul writes, Rejoice always, pray without ceasing, in everything give thanks; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you. There it is! […]

I used to HATE book marketing…

by Sarah Tun On the 22nd of February, I commented on a post written by AC’s CEO Tom Blubaugh called, “Hate marketing and promoting?” A modest-by-nature author, I don’t look for the limelight (please ignore the fact that I was a performing artist for ten years… I didn’t like the limelight then either, hence I’m […]

Systematic Editing

by Jann W. Martin I was at the Word Weavers Fall Retreat recently. I was in an invaluable workshop. My friend, and one of my editors, Kristen Stieffel, led the workshop. I have attended several of her workshops over the years. This one was her best so far. Kristen is in the process of writing […]

Critiques are best when served warm

Hello from Jann, When you consider something from numerous perspectives you can easily see the whole picture rather than a tiny corner of your universe. This is why critique groups are an excellent way to get a broad perspective of your writing, which is a great way to prepare your manuscript before you have to […]

Even the flu can be a blessing

by Teresa Martin [Editor’s note: Here’s a pick-me-up for this flu season, even though it happened at Christmas!] Christmas is my favorite holiday. I love doing my Christmas shopping; writing Christmas cards, getting out the special china and crystal, and polishing all my tarnished silver-plated serving pieces. But last year, the week before Christmas, I […]