Surrender The Wind
Michelle Sutton 

Michelle Sutton is Editor in Chief of Christian Fiction Online magazine, a member of ACFW, an edgy fiction writer, book reviewer, avid blogger/alliance member, web designer, wife, marketing director, mother of two teens, social worker by trade, and follower of Jesus Christ. Best known for her numerous Edgy Author review sites and her Edgy Christian Fiction Lovers groups, she also gives away two books per week on her blog and posts numerous reviews on

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Coming up next month, Christian Fiction Online Magazine offers more talented columnists and interesting topics.

Introducing November’s issue:

In Publisher’s Choice, Bonnie introduces Jim Hart, Internet Marketing Manager of Bethany House.

CFOM’s snarky columnist Michelle Levigne rants on popular fiction in Fiction Rants. Her November column is titled “The Magic Knot.” Read her column to find out her thoughts about this story.

Randy Ingermanson, aka Randy Rooney, writes another column about Sam the Plumber and “Those Wacko Amazon reviews/reviewers”. Read this column for a belly laugh as Sam just keeps getting crazier and crazier.

Our not-at-all-humble fiction etiquette columnist, Jan Flanders, is retiring her column. The columnist’s exploding success of her publishing business with Sheaf House now takes all of her free time. A hearty thanks to Joan Shoup for entertaining us for all these months with her twisted take on southern charm.

In Making a Scene, Brandilyn Collins shares a different type of lesson in November. It’s titled “Ten Things I’ve Learned as a Novelist.” Stop by and take notes from a master craftswoman.

This month Nora St. Laurent, our Book Clubs columnist, interviews Diann Mills. If you’re considering starting a book club, you’ll want to check out this column.

ACFW Publicity Officer, Angie Breidenbach, writes a column titled “What’s new?” Find out more details by reading the ACFW Happenings column.

Gotta Get It? columnist and agent, Kelly Mortimer, writes a column titled “Let’s Play Tag, I’ll Beat Ya!” Kelly’s sense of humor is classic Kelly and sure to make you smile while she teaches you something about writing.

What’s going on in the world of Christian fiction? Heard It Through Hartline columnist Joyce Heart shares her latest news in the publishing industry.

Editor Adele Annesi shares editorial wisdom in her column Word for Words. If you plan to become published, you’ll want to bookmark this page.

Multi-published author Loree Lough has her own advice column titled Loree’s Lough Down. Her next article is another creative one titled “Who Needs a Hairdresser When You’re Plucking Yourself Bald?” Intriguing title, isn’t it?

Youth pastor and columnist David Meigs shares his latest insights regarding fiction and it’s impact on the reader’s life in his Life Transforming Fiction column.

Our Write Real columnist, Mary DeMuth, offers some wisdom in her article titled “Why Christ Followers Should Read Fiction, Part 2.” Mary gives sound advice every author can benefit from. Unfortunately, this is her last column. We’ll miss you Mary!

Nancy Moser provides more spiritual encouragement in her Devotional column. Everything Nancy writes for CFOM is incredibly inspirational, and this one is no exception.

Next month, Box Office or Book Store columnist, Sarah Salter, critiques Not Easily Broken, a novel, which is also a movie. This column focuses on which media is better: the book or the movie? Sarah will analyze them both and share her thoughts.

Rachel Hauck shares more sage wisdom in her series on social networking called Faces, Tweets, and Spaces. November’s column is not yet titled.

Our Quantum Marketing columnist and expert marketing guru, Jim Rubart, discusses “Book Trailers, What Works and What Doesn’t.” His insight blows my mind. It’ll impress you too.

Our YA columnist, Jill Williamson, writes All About YA. Her November column is titled “Frank Peretti and the Cooper Kids.” She discusses Peretti’s YA fiction series.

Talented screenplay writer Caroline Friday reviews various novels every month. Her column focuses on why the title chosen that month should be Made for Movies. November’s column spotlights The Apothecary’s Daughter by Julie Klassen.

Last, in Screenwriting 101, writer/director CJ Powers adds another insightful column that is not yet titled.

Our November guest columnists should delight readers as well:

Bonnie Hopkins is our Multicultural Fiction columnist for October. Make sure to stop by and see what she has to say about the subject.

Mary Connealy works as a GED Instructor but still finds time to write and meet her deadlines. Find out how she manages in Author by Night.

Diann Mills is the featured Historical Suspense author for the Genre Happenings column. She discusses what the genre must contain and why she loves to write in that genre.

In For Writers Only, Bonnie Leon discusses how to write about international setting perseverance in her column. You can learn a lot from other writers, and Bonnie knows what she is talking about! Read her column for some fresh insight.

Reviewer’s Corner for November features Suspense. This column spotlights enthusiastic book reviewer Sharon Lavy.

Deborah Kinnard is our featured POD/Self-Publishing columnist for the November issue. She discusses her experiences with POD presses and her most recent successes. So stop by to find out more about Deb, her experiences as an author, and her books.

CFOM’s Book Videos featured columnist is ??? Come and find out! :-)

Publisher’s Corner introduces Abingdon’s editor Barbara Scott. She shares Abingdon’s vision for publishing Christian fiction and discusses future plans for their house.

Janet Grant is the featured agent for November’s Agent Corner. Come meet Janet of Books n Such Literary Agency. She was spotlighted here once before so this time her column will have a new twist.

This November, Angie Brillhart, in-house publicists for Barbour, is the columnist for Publicity: Everyone Needs It. Want to know how this woman manages publicity for Barbour? Read this column and find out.

Our CFBA Blog Tour blog winner for October is unveiled in the November issue. Although there are many great reviews and blogs to choose from, each month the editor’s challenge is to find the best in the bunch.

Our Spine Chiller Thriller columnist for November is Mark Andrew Olsen. He writes suspense thrillers for Bethany House. If you want to know where he gets his inspiration to write such compelling stories, you’ll want to read this column.

Last, our Short Stories column features two entertaining tales. The third and final installment of Stinky Switcheroo by Christa Banister. The other story is titled “F is For Fatal” by Elizabeth Ludwig. Both of these shorts are engaging and sure to make you smile.

That’s it for the November issue. Come back every month and check out our latest columns.

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