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5 Thoughts on Profanity in Christian Fiction

As a kid, I put down the book JAWS because I reached a point where one character was cussing out another character. Nowadays, I probably would’ve kept reading. Why? My thoughts on the issue of profanity have changed. In my

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6 Publishing Red Flags

Authors nationwide (and beyond) rejoiced when Tate Publishing (which hilariously only has ten likes on its Facebook Page) announced it was closing. Yet the devastation Tate left in its path is no laughing matter. But Tate wasn’t the only publisher

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Beyond NaNoWriMo – A Challenge for Real Authors

NaNoWriMo (Nano) is halfway done. I’m ahead of the stated Nano goal at the time of writing this, but I’m chasing my personal word count goal of 2,000 words per day. Right now I’m behind and need to write about

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4 Ways Mad Max: Fury Road Can Inform Christian Fiction

On September 1st, 2015, Mad Max: Fury Road came out on BluRay/DVD. The only reason I didn’t¬†camp out at Target to get a copy when the doors opened was because I forgot until 9pm that night. And also because I

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5 Reasons to Hire an Editor

A friend of mine recently posted 5 issues he had with hiring an editor to help him hone his writing in response to this admittedly sardonic post by my good friend and colleague Avily Jerome. His concerns are valid, but rooted

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