Dave Meigs

Life-Transforming Fiction

Only Jesus Gives Life

For those of you who read my humble column regularly, you know that this is a statement I like to quote often. The reason is simple. Not even the best writer can give life. Only Jesus gives life. Not even a church ministry, no matter how wonderful it might be, can give life. Again, the same rule applies—only Jesus gives life.

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Deborah Anderson

Diary Of A Crazy Writer

To Market We Will Go

When I first started writing, a fire ignited in my soul—until others spoke about marketing—and the embers faded fast.

Don’t get me wrong. I have no problem opening my mouth or penning my thoughts on paper, obviously, but I don’t like...

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jim Rubart

Quantum Marketing

The Number One Secret to Achieving Marketing Success

When I teach at writing conferences, I boil what marketing is down to one simple sentence: Marketing is getting people to like you.

At its core, that’s all marketing is. Get people to like you and they’ll more likely buy your books. If you’re pre-published and an editor likes you, he or she will be more likely to offer you a contract. 

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Jeannie Campbell

Character Therapy

The Doormat

We’ve all heard of and probably known a few doormats. These are the people pleasers who will do anything for anyone, sometimes at the expense of their own well-being. What the above definition doesn’t explain, though, is why.

As a therapist, the answer to that question is what I am most interested in. What makes someone so passive?

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