Author Inspirations

The Truth In My Tennis Shoes

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The Truth In My Tennis Shoes

Sometimes I think running is a lot like writing. I learned this lesson after a long, hard run two years ago. I laced up dirty, embarrassingly tattered tennis shoes, and my ankles churned across the asphalt until the concrete beneath me yielded up truth and clarity. I had vowed to run away from all the things which were […]

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Book Cover Inspo: How to Create the Perfect Cover for Your Book

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Book Cover Inspo: How to Create the Perfect Cover for Your Book

All authors dream of having that perfect book cover, the one that will capture the spirit of our story. They want their book to be seen and talked about. Read on for a breakdown of what goes into a good cover design—and a little book cover inspiration.  At Xulon Press our team of designers use their experience, […]

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8 Famous Writers Spill Their Secret Writing Routines

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8 Famous Writers Spill Their Secret Writing Routines

I’ve spent a lot of time pouring over the daily routines of notable writers and learning what inspired their creative energy to pour out onto paper in the form of writing. Much like a baseball player won’t wash his lucky socks during a long stretch of wins in fear of breaking the streak—writers develop their […]

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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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