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Beauty in Diversity

By Peg Arnold Jul 5, 2019

“God’s various gifts are handed out everywhere; but they all originate in God’s Spirit. God’s various ministries are carried out everywhere; but they all originate in God’s Spirit. God’s various…

Alexa, how do I get the most out of Speak Up?

By Susan Call Jul 5, 2019

The excitement is growing, can you feel it? When you made your reservation for Speak Up, maybe it felt far away – almost like a dream… but, now it’s about…

Know Your “Comp” Titles

By Cindy Lambert Jul 2, 2019

At a recent writers’ conference, Jen sat down with me, an editor, for one of her first one-on-one appointments. After introductions, I asked the common question, “So tell me what…

The What, Who, and Why of Branding

By Suzanne Brooks Kuhn Jul 1, 2019

There’s something about the harmony of team that I love. Don’t you? Shawn, my husband, and I have been working together in all things books, for more than 30 years.…

Marketing and Platform: It’s Not About You

By Cheri Cowell Jun 26, 2019

For seven years before getting my first book contract, I attended two to three writers’ conferences a year. I took copious notes in every marketing class, and when I returned…

Cultivating Roots & Dreams

By Anne Denmark Jun 19, 2019

“Writing your stories is a gift to yourself – telling them is a gift to others.”  Dan Allender I love a good story! Knights and dragons, mysterious cupboards, rescued orphans,…

The Art of Self-Care

By Tanya Glanzman Jun 11, 2019

Teaching Kindergarten taught me many important lessons. One memorable lesson was that “Art Requires Stuff.” In order to create and be effective in the process of creating, one must have…

Small Platform-Big Impact

By Robyn Dykstra May 25, 2019

You’ve felt the nudge. God has whispered an invitation to share your story. He’s placed a passion in you to teach others the transforming power of his Word and experience…

Don’t Preach Yourself—Preach Christ

By Megan Brown May 14, 2019

There is a passage of Scripture that is tattooed on my mind. A phrase in this passage appears to be written in bold and flashes in neon lights. The set…

Membership Websites vs. Selling Online Courses

By Shawna Culp Apr 11, 2019

Part 2 of 2 Blogging, Membership Sites, Courses, and Digital Content (Read Part 1)  Once you are consistently blogging it is time to start thinking about how to make your…

Learn Why You Should Be Blogging More and Selling Your Digital Content Online!

By Shawna Culp Apr 2, 2019

Part 1 of 2 Blogging, Membership Sites, Courses, and Digital Content  How many blog posts do you post per month? If you are like most of us, this is an…

Don’t Give Up

By Crickett Keeth Mar 25, 2019

By Crickett Keeth Have you ever wanted to quit? Several years ago, I climbed a 14,000-foot mountain in Colorado with some friends. After only 45 minutes, I was ready to…