Proof of Heaven


Yolanda M. Johnson-Bryant

Publicity - Everyone Needs It

’Tis the Sell Books!

Fa la la la la! Yes, that is indeed a Christmas carol, and this means only one thing—the holiday season is upon us. What do you suppose is the best gift anyone could ever receive for Christmas? Well, except for a million dollars. A book! Better yet, your book. If you haven’t started your hustle, now is the time.

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Cara Putman

ACFW Happenings

Writing Christian Fiction Is a Gift to Readers and a Sacrifice to God

A new year is right around the corner. With it comes a time to evaluate our callings and where we spend our time, talents, and treasures. It’s a time to check in with God and see if we are where He wants us. Let’s face it, writing is hard work. It requires long hours, discipline, a commitment that is sometimes daunting.

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Track Changes - One Editor's POV

Ramona Richards

Write What You...What?

We’ve all heard it. I’ve heard it attributed to Mark Twain, which makes me raise an eyebrow. After all, he said about half of his well-known quotations with sardonic tongue in cheek. (The other half aren’t actually his, but that’s another story. Mr. Sam gets mistaken for Will Rogers a lot, and vice versa.)

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Terry Burns

Heard It Thru Hartline

Writing the Crossover Book

I’ll probably get a lot of disagreement on this one, but usually when people tell me they have written a crossover book, their manuscripts have too much faith content for the secular marketplace but not enough for the Christian market. In short, it is trapped in no-man’s-land, where nobody wants it. I believe it is necessary to choose a side, then write the book in such a way to cause people on the other side of the fence to cross over and read it too. But how do we do that?

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Janice Hanna Thompson

Supplementing Your Habit

Modern-Day Nehemiahs

When you read 2012, what comes to mind? The Mayans? The end of the world? Instead of looking at 2012 as the end of anything, let’s look at it as a brand-new beginning. I’d like to give you some very practical advice for propelling your writing career forward, using Nehemiah as an example. At the onset of his story, Nehemiah was told that the walls around the city of Jerusalem were broken down and that many of the people were in affliction.

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