Author Inspirations

Compassion in Action: Interview with Xulon Author Jacki Dirksmeyer

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Compassion in Action: Interview with Xulon Author Jacki Dirksmeyer

Editor Krystina Murray interviews Xulon author Jacki Dirksmeyer on her faith and the practice of “breaking bread” are impacting her local community. Feed My Peeps is an organization in St. Louis, Missouri geared toward delivering food from local restaurants, caterers, farmer’s markets, and schools. Founded by Jacki Dirksmeyer in 2012, Feed My Peeps keeps many homeless […]

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Say “Merry Christmas” with Shareable Social Media Images from Xulon Press!

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Say “Merry Christmas” with Shareable Social Media Images from Xulon Press!

Christmas is a time for sharing, so here’s a little something we’d like to share with you…Festoon your social media pages with good cheer and BOOKS! We’ve created some original holiday images for you to use on your Facebook and Twitter accounts. […]

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True Life: Finding Creative Purpose from Life’s Struggles

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True Life: Finding Creative Purpose from Life’s Struggles

Xulon Press employee Elizabeth Marrero talks about how God used her biggest struggle to give birth to her creative purpose — and the book she’s publishing because of it. When we moved back to the United States from Puerto Rico, I struggled with English. It was all Chinese to me (though it was English… ::kick drum, snare, […]

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Goal Management: Patience + Persistence = Progress

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Goal Management: Patience + Persistence = Progress

Taking control of your writing dream means actively making your routine and writing goals a priority in your life. Some say writing is about inspiration, but it’s more practical than that. It’s about actively seeking inspiration while following through with an idea, and manifesting your thoughts into words. This can be achieved with action and persistence. The mindset […]

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How To Write an Award-Winning Children’s Book

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How To Write an Award-Winning Children’s Book

During the month of June, we’ve been cheerleading a segment of authors who write some of the sweetest books around: those who write children’s stories. To cap things off, we’re featuring a special guest blogger, Terry Doherty of Mom’s Choice Awards and The Reading Tub. We wanted to find out what she looks for when […]

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