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How To Write Romantic Relationships (Without Getting Cheesy)

Filed in Ask the Editor, Writing Tips by on March 1, 2017 0 Comments
How To Write Romantic Relationships (Without Getting Cheesy)

I love a good story with some romantic element. It has a way of sweeping me into the characters’ lives and drawing me deeply into their trials and triumphs. Of course there are books that focus on romance as their main genre, but a solid romantic relationship can add dimension to almost any story. The […]

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The incredible true story of “The Man Who Carved Stone Mountain” [VIDEO]

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The incredible true story of “The Man Who Carved Stone Mountain” [VIDEO]

We sat down with author Donna Barron to talk about her first book, The Man Who Carved Stone Mountain. This book tells the incredible true story of her father Roy Faulkner’s pivotal role in the completion of Stone Mountain’s iconic confederate memorial carving in Georgia. She lovingly writes anecdotes of the many challenges her father faced […]

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Why Having a Target Audience for Your Book Matters

Filed in Marketing Your Book by on February 24, 2017 0 Comments
Why Having a Target Audience for Your Book Matters

You’ve done it! You’ve written your book and have committed to publish it. You’re probably excited to share the final product with the whole world. Well, maybe not the entire world, but your target audience is definitely all Christian readers of all ages in the United States at least, right? Believe it or not, many authors enter the publishing process […]

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Why do our authors love Book Expo America? [Video]

Filed in Marketing Your Book by on February 16, 2017 1 Comment
Why do our authors love Book Expo America? [Video]

How does sending your book to Book Expo America, the largest book fair in North America, put your book at the center of the publishing industry? Xulon author Tracee Newman, who wrote The Adventures of Akeem, recently shared how Book Expo America got her book noticed—and even helped sell copies of her book! Ready to send your book to BEA? Call your […]

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Describing Characters: What You Are Doing Wrong?

Filed in Ask the Editor, Writing Tips by on January 20, 2017 0 Comments
Describing Characters: What You Are Doing Wrong?

Everyone wants to write characters who feel like living, breathing people. After all, that is how readers connect with them, feel for them, and eventually love or hate them—our ultimate goal. Whether you are trying to adequately describe real people, like your parents in your autobiography, or you are creating characters from scratch, such as […]

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