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 June’s issue:

My “Editor’s Spotlight” is on author Mary Connealy. I first met Mary at an ACFW conference where we were both volunteering. She has a hilarious sense of humor. I’ve read and enjoyed her humorous first book, Petticoat Ranch, So make sure to get to know her better by reading this next month’s spotlight.

In the “Publisher’s Choice” column, Bonnie introduces Mike Dellosso, author of Scream! He has quite a testimony. Check it out!

Our Cover Author -interviewee for the June issue is a great guy and fabulous award-winning author, Dale Cramer. I’m sure you will love what he has to say.

CFOM’s snarky columnist Michelle Levigne talks about popular fiction in “Fiction Rants.” Her June column is titled Seven is NOT Heaven and references the story that eventually became a television series. Stop by and read her take on it.

Randy Ingermanson, aka “Randy Rooney,” writes a column titled All A-Twitter. In this column, Sam the plumber offers unsolicited marketing advice to his favorite client, Randy Rooney. This column is definitely a favorite.

Our not-so-humble fiction etiquette specialist, “Jan Flanders,” talks about overusing characters’ names in dialogue and how reading it gets her old-fashioned Southern bloomers in a twist. Stop by and read Ms. Flanders’s twisted take on things.

In “Making a Scene,” Brandilyn Collins continues her lesson on Symbolism in Fiction. Stop by and take notes.

“Real Life is Stranger” columnist, Trish Perry, pens a column based on another true-life story taken straight from the news. This one is titled To Catch a Thief… A Really Weird Thief. Trish relays this true tale by putting a unique fiction twist on it that is sure to make you laugh.

This month Nora St. Laurent, our “Book Clubs” columnist, shares advice on how to find a good location for your book club. If you’re thinking about starting a club, you’ll want to check out this column.

ACFW Publicity Officer, Angie Breidenbach, writes about the blog tour for the upcoming American Christian Fiction Writers conference in Denver this year. Find out the details in the “ACFW Happenings” column.

“Gotta Get It?” columnist, Kelly Mortimer, talks about head hopping in the June issue. I nearly choked I laughed so hard reading this column. Her sense of humor is so unique. Stop by and find out what Kelly has to say about this annoying problem new authors often demonstrate when it comes to point of view.

What’s going on in the world of Christian fiction? “Heard It Through Hartline” columnist Diana Flegal shares the latest news in the publishing industry.

Editor Adele Annesi shares editorial wisdom in her column “Word for Words.” The title of her next article is The Art of Editing in Writing.

Multi-published author Loree Lough, has her own advice column titled, “Loree’s Lough Down.” Her next article asks Is Co-Authoring Co-rayzee? Isn’t that a great title? Well, the column is even better!

Youth Pastor David Meigs, whose home was destroyed by fire right before the holidays, continues to share his heart regarding his experience in a column titled Blessings from Ashes in the “Life-Transforming Fiction” column.

Our “Write Real” columnist, Mary DeMuth, offers impressive advice in her article titled The Elephant in the Publishing Business. In this column she gives tips on keeping boundaries with the opposite sex. If you’re thinking about writing a book, this is a good time to stop by and heed her advice.

Nancy Moser provides more spiritual encouragement in her June “Devotional” column titled The He-First Diet. Everything she writes for CFOM is inspirational, and this one is no exception.

Next month “Box Office or Book Store” columnist, Sarah Salter, critiques Bella a novelization of the movie, which was written by Lisa Samson. The focus of the column is on which media is better, the book or the movie? Sarah Salter will analyze them both and share her thoughts.

“Confession Corner” by DJ Mansker is back and features more insane dialogue. This next installment is called Techno Torment. What is that wacky booth up to now? Read it and see.

Rachel Hauck shares another gem with her readers in “Rachel’s Rubies” . June’s gemstone is actually not a jewel, it’s Mother of Pearl. I love how she always relates her topic to reading fiction. And her insight is amazing. Check it out.

Our “Quantum Marketing” columnist and expert marketing guru, Jim Rubart, discusses Using the Power of Sound in the June issue. As usual, his insight is AMAZING.

Our YA columnist Jill Williamson in “All About YA,” writes thought-provoking subjects that are getting a lot of attention. This next month her article discusses upcoming summer releases in the CBA.

Talented screenplay writer Caroline Friday is reviewing various CBA titles every month. Her column focuses on why the title chosen that month should be “Made for Movies.” June’s column spotlights Wrapped in Rain by Charles Martin.

Last, our newest columnist CJ Powers teaches the craft of screenwriting in his column entitled “Screenwriting 101” , using specific tips and techniques. His next installment is titled The Beat Sheet where he outlines the milestones a story needs to hit within the most successful story structure. When missed, they can kill a film. Read his column to find out why.

Our June guest columnists should delight you as well:

Linda Leigh Hargrove is our “Multicultural Fiction” columnist for June. Make sure to stop by and see what she has to say about the subject.

Lynette Sowell is a medical transcriptionist who works full time but somehow still finds time to write and meet her deadlines. Find out how she manages her schedule in “Author by Night.”

Stephanie Morrill is the featured Young Adult fiction author for the “Genre Happenings” column. She talks about young adult fiction from the perspective of a newly published Young Adult author who also happens to be a young adult.

In “For Writers Only,” Gina Conroy talks about how she started a unique ministry for writers called Writer…Interrupted. You can learn a lot from the pros, so stop by and glean wisdom from her column.

“Reviewer’s Corner” for June features the lits and spotlights amazing book reviewer Amy Riley of the My Friend Amy blog. She is one of my favorite bloggers. Read this column and you’ll see why.

David Brollier is our featured “POD/Self-Publishing” columnist for the June issue. He talks about his experience as a new author for Publish America. Stop by to find out more about David, his experiences as an author, and his book.

CFOM’s column “Book Videos” features columnist is Deb Raney, who will talk about her Yesterday’s Embers book video.

“Publisher’s Corner” introduces NavPress’s editor Rebekah Guzman. She shares about NavPress’s current vision for publishing Christian fiction.

Rachel Zurakowski of Books & Such Literary Agency is the featured agent for June’s “Agent Corner.” Come meet Rachel and find out more about her work as an agent.

This June, CJ Darlington of Title Trakk is the publicity columnist for “Publicity: Everyone Needs It.” Want to know how this talented woman started her publicity website and biz to help authors promote their titles? Read this column and find out.

Lee Franklin of Australia is our featured “Fiction International” columnist. Like other international writers, she has had to deal with multiple barriers when selling to an American market. Read about how she meets those challenges.

Our “CFBA Blog Tour” blog winner for May is unveiled in June’s 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 June is Susan Page Davis. She is, the author of numerous suspense titles and has written some thrilling stories. If you want to know where she gets her inspiration to write such suspenseful and compelling stories, you’ll want to read this column.

Last, our “Short Stories” column features two different tales. The first is titled Healing on a Park Bench by Dawn Kinzer. Following that short story is one written by Jennifer Anne Messing titled Not by Chance. Both of these shorts are engaging and sure to make you smile.

That’s it for June’s issue. Be sure to keep coming back for more.

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