Archive for the Christian books Tag

The Shack Shake-Up

There’s so much to discuss in this book. I’m not sure I realized when I started, just how many different discussions we could open up about it, all meaningful and worthwhile probably, but not all equally helpful to the stated goals of this group. And I think Susan Meissner’s comment from last time is the question I want to focus
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What’s It All About?

When you tell someone you're a writer, what do they say? "Oh. What do you write?" Regardless of your answer, you know what they really want: What do you write about? Who are you? What floats your boat? Driving to the watering hole yesterday to celebrate my fellow editors' bestsellers, I had an inspiration. It was the first time we'd
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More Abundance in Life and Art

Happy New Year, folks. Over the three-and-a-half years I’ve been writing on this blog, I’ve realized a few things about Christian books and publishing. It’s been a good education. One of the things I’ve learned is that it’s far too easy to criticize the deficiencies and errors of our current system. I’ve made some honest, incisive critiques but I’ve also
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Inspiration

The picture that makes up the banner at the top here with all the books contains a pencil drawing I did in 1989, one of the first I attempted. I was a freshman and our teacher, Mr. Kellner, wanted us to choose something significant, something that meant something to us, so I chose this picture from a magazine to copy
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Doubleday Religion joins WaterBrook Multnomah

The announcement was made today that the religious publishing team of Doubleday Broadway will be consolidating under the newly-termed Doubleday Religious Publishing Group, joining with WaterBrook Multnomah under president, Steve Cobb. The majority of the change is in reporting structure, and day-to-day business will continue as normal, as well as the distinctive visions and acquisition strategies of each individual line.
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