I have a couple of big announcements. If you have been wondering why there hasn’t been a new episode in a few weeks I have a good reason. Announcement #1: New Baby! We just had a baby! Jack Umstattd was on December 23rd weighing 9 pounds 10 ounces. Both he and my wife are tired […]
You can listen to this episode Big News! on Christian Publishing Show.
Every author needs cyber security. Discover which of your vectors are most vulnerable to attack and how you can protect them.
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If you want your readers to connect with your writing, you need to immerse them deeply into the mind of your characters. Your readers need to hear, see, and experience everything that your character experiences. But how do you do this? The answer is deep point of view. We have a guest on the show […]
You can listen to this episode How to Write Deep Point of View with Karen Witemeyer on Christian Publishing Show.
We are in the process of replacing the dirt and rocks in our backyard with grass for the children to play in. At first, things went well using the shovel but then when we got to the final rocks, the shovel just did not work well. Then we tried a rake, and boom! Suddenly we […]
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We have had episodes about protagonists, the characters who want something that drives the plot forward, and antagonists who get in their way. But stories do not live on protagonists alone. Side characters, or supporting characters, play a vital role in your novel. But how do you craft characters that are believable and compelling? How […]
You can listen to this episode How to Create Compelling Secondary Characters for Your Novel with Angela Hunt on Christian Publishing Show.
Learn how to raise money from future readers, pay for your book before you publish it, and reward your supporters for contributing.
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If you want to secure media interviews about your book, learn why you need an author press kit, what you should include, and where to place it on your website.
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You have a creative idea. You feel inspired to pursue it. But your head is filled with doubt. “What if I can’t make it work? What if I can’t provide for my family? What if my work isn’t good enough? What if people think my creation is stupid?” We have a guest on the show […]
You can listen to this episode How to Keep Fear from Blocking Your Creativity with David Lee Martin on Christian Publishing Show.
Find out who should register the copyright for a book, why it may be important, and when is the best time to do it.
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Learn how to increase your podcast’s impact by connecting with other podcasters, authors, and audiences who are interested in your book.
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The saying goes, “Don’t put all your eggs in one basket.” While some authors are able to support a full-time writing career with only their books, the reality is most authors need additional income, at least at the beginning. But does that mean you need to go out and get a job at McDonald’s in […]
You can listen to this episode How to Become a Professional Freelancer with Sharon Norris Elliott on Christian Publishing Show.
Most author About Me pages are as fascinating as Mr. Rogers’ sweater choices. Here’s how to craft a killer About page.
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It’s no question that we live in a “cancel” culture. It may be tempting to bury our heads in the sand and be sure we never do anything to offend anyone. But that’s not how the Bible calls us to live. Countless times throughout the Bible, men and women of God took a stand for […]
You can listen to this episode How to Fight Cancel Culture As a Christian Author with Laura Lynn Hughes on Christian Publishing Show.
Chris Fox shares a method authors can use to increase writing output and improve craft. Implement these habits to write faster and better.
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Peek behind the scenes to find out how Author Media came to serve authors like you and how we’ll serve you in the coming years.
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Find out how Jack Ellem became a bestselling indie author in two foreign countries while living in Australia and learn how his strategies can work for you.
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Have you ever wondered where Christian publishing came from? I sure have. In the olden days, there were only publishers. But then Christian publishers started to emerge. Why did that happen? What caused it? To find out, we have a special guest who has worked in the publishing industry for 65 years. He is the […]
You can listen to this episode Where Christian Publishing Came From with Leslie Stobbe on Christian Publishing Show.
Discover three ways to revive your backlist and increase sales with price pulsing.
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The right endorsement for your book can make a huge impact on sales. Follow these five steps to get effective endorsements.
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Do you feel discouraged or burnt out by your writing journey? Do you want to connect with other writers who understand your goals and pain? Do you need some time to get away from life, refocus on your goals, and connect with God? Perhaps what you need is a writing retreat. We have a special […]
You can listen to this episode Why You Need a Writing Retreat With Kathy Ide on Christian Publishing Show.