• “The First Corridor” by Andrew Huck Voted March Book of the Month

    This is such an exciting Book of the Month because the Xulon Press team voted The First Corridor, an adventurous, Christian Fantasy novel by Andrew Huck, as our March selection. To learn more about The First Corridor and its author, we interviewed Andrew Huck for all the details on our latest Book of the Month. What inspired you to write The First Corridor? Several years ago, I was reading Phantastes by George MacDonald, and it was such a good story, I just really wanted to write my own faerie story in that vein. I started writing about a young man who…

  • With Childlike Faith: A New Way to Look at the Crucifixion

    She hung close to her mom as she watched the man carrying a cross down the aisle. She let out a shriek and tried to run to help him when they whipped his back. She cried with him, helpless as she watched the horrible scene unfold before her, so emotional that she had to be carried away. The deep sorrow and inexpressible joy that comes with the resurrection story is incomparable. Written by the finger of God from the beginning of time, it is unlike any story that could ever be written by man. During this time of the year,…

  • How to Write an Easter-Themed Children’s Book

    Writing a children’s book about Easter can be an enjoyable experience. Capturing the specialness and joy of Easter that entertains young readers requires creativity. Here are some tips to help you craft a captivating Easter-themed children’s book. Write with Your Readers’ Ages Top of Mind One of the first steps of writing a children’s book is to decide on the appropriate age range for your book. Think about the story you want to tell, the themes you’ll explore in your work, and the vocabulary level you’ll use. By understanding the developmental stages and interests of different age groups, you can…

  • Writing Tips: 5 Things Every Devotional Should Contain

    One of the most popular types of manuscripts we publish at Xulon Press is a devotional. While a writing a devotional may sound like a simple task, there are many that lack the basic “bones” every devotional needs to be successful (and most of all, helpful to the reader). So, here’s a list of what every devotional should contain: It doesn’t matter what you decide on theme, entry length, overall book length, or the use of verses, the most important thing is to keep it consistent while writing a devotional. Keep it consistent and it will be better overall, and your readers…