Tag: Christian books

Learning How to Take Constructive Criticism

Filed in Ask the Editor, Writing Tips by on March 18, 2019 1 Comment
Learning How to Take Constructive Criticism

There’s a first time for everything I can still remember my first real exposure to constructive criticism of my writing. Sophomore year of college, I received my first C+ on a paper in my entire educational career. Immediately, I rationalized the grade had to be a mistake. I read the remarks my professor left on […]

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Changes Are Coming to Your Favorite Book Publisher!

Filed in The Xulon Experience by on March 5, 2019 0 Comments
Changes Are Coming to Your Favorite Book Publisher!

We’ve got some exciting changes coming to our Author Service Department this March. These changes will affect the way we do our job as your book publisher.  Just as a book has a beginning, middle, and end, so does the process of creating a book. Imagine it like running a relay race. You will now […]

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New Year, Old You: Restarting a Failed Writing Resolution

Filed in Ask the Editor, Writing Tips by on February 11, 2019 0 Comments
New Year, Old You: Restarting a Failed Writing Resolution

  Less than two months ago, many of us took the time to write out long lists of New Year’s resolutions. We dreamed of becoming the next Bob Goff or Shauna Niequist—not only finishing the writing and publishing process, but also seeing our books at the top of bestseller lists. The reality for many, however, […]

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5 Easy Steps to an Elevator Pitch

Filed in Marketing Your Book by on November 30, 2016 1 Comment
5 Easy Steps to an Elevator Pitch

If you’re envisioning three tech guys talking about how their startup is going to be the next big thing, you’re in luck– because this isn’t about that kind of pitch. While pitching sometimes gets a bad rap, it’s important to be able to convey the message of your work quickly, clearly and concisely. An elevator […]

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Writing Tips: 5 Things Every Devotional Should Contain

Filed in Writing Tips by on February 19, 2016 2 Comments
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 […]

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