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Top 4 Reasons Why Writing a Book this Father’s Day Could Change the World

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Top 4 Reasons Why Writing a Book this Father’s Day Could Change the World

This Sunday we’ll celebrate fathers. Some of you will take dad out for his favorite steak, while others will simply call to say “I love you.” For me, my favorite was the year my kids surprised me with a new grill. They sent me out into the backyard to cook steaks on my old, rusted-out grill. When […]

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Realistic and Respectful Romance

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Realistic and Respectful Romance

The man, the woman, or the look that says so much between the two: romance shouldn’t have to just reside in grocery store romance novels or anything from Nicholas Sparks. A growing trend in Christian fiction today is romantic fiction, a genre that thrives on endearing, appropriate romance and that has made household names of […]

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Why We Write: To Share Our Passion

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Why We Write: To Share Our Passion

At a recent editorial meeting, each of us editors threw around ideas, possibilities, and topics for the Xulon Press Blog. While the other editors had their own ideas, I had a blog topic in mind that I didn’t think exactly answered the question at hand: why do we write? However, once I explained what I […]

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Two Things You Must Have to Write a Good Book

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Two Things You Must Have to Write a Good Book

The question I am asked most frequently by aspiring authors is “What does it take to write a really good book, one that people would enjoy reading?” While the simple answers to that question are “great content” and “great editing,” there are two critical characteristics you’ll find in almost every best selling book. The Author’s […]

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Paint the Scene

Paint the Scene

Summer is all about travel. Have you ever thought about using your travels as the backdrop of your story? This month, our blog writers will show you how you can pull from real life experiences, weave places you’ve experienced first-hand into your story, and ultimately transport your reader to the setting of your book. […]

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