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Blair Townley

Blair Townley joined the Xulon Press family as a Staff Editor in May 2013, helping first-time authors prepare their treasured manuscripts for publication. Prior to Xulon Press, she previously worked as a staff writer/editor for several Central Florida-based magazines over the past decade. What Blair enjoys most about writing and editing is getting to help others share their stories, helping others see themselves as the unique individuals God created them to be.

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Advice Only a Mother Can Give: Writing Books of Guidance for All Children

Filed in Author Inspirations by on May 9, 2014 2 Comments
Advice Only a Mother Can Give: Writing Books of Guidance for All Children

Take it from Mom; she knows best — “You probably should bring a jacket,” or “Don’t chew with your mouth open.” As an adult, you will find yourself speaking these same fateful sayings to your children, while giving the “I mean it” face when they refuse. The words of a mother are ones that each […]

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A Spiritual Mindset Towards Spring Cleaning

Filed in Author Inspirations by on April 19, 2014 2 Comments
A Spiritual Mindset Towards Spring Cleaning

Spring is in the air, if you didn’t already know, as you combat pollen allergies and realize your house hasn’t had a good cleaning since Christmas. Yet Spring Cleaning shouldn’t start with just cleaning the clutter from your house, office, car, wherever you reside. Begin your tidying up by spring-cleaning your spiritual life, which will […]

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A Woman Author by Trade, A Woman Author At Heart

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A Woman Author by Trade, A Woman Author At Heart

When it comes to encouragement, optimistic writers of faith are what move me most towards a positive mindset regarding life. Any book, including several from our beloved Xulon authors, that prompts more faith and trust in the Heavenly Father always push me, the voracious reader, to “gobble” up the literature and ingest its principles for […]

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Devotionals Straight from the Heart

Filed in Author Inspirations by on February 24, 2014 0 Comments
Devotionals Straight from the Heart

No statement, sentence or expression is more meaningful than when it comes straight from a person’s heart, especially when it is written accompanied with scriptural verse. This realization might explain the impact that devotionals have made […]

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Fighting and Overcoming Writer’s Block (and Other Obstacles) from a First-Time Writer

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Fighting and Overcoming Writer’s Block (and Other Obstacles) from a First-Time Writer

The thoughts are flowing, the pages are forming, and then all of a sudden — bam! You hit headfirst into writer’s block, along with procrastination, sentence forming issues and the desire to be perfect with every word you write. Xulon Press knows more than others what it is to be stopped by writing hindrances, as […]

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