Marketing Sucks

Recently, I posted an entry about Veterans Day. Almost immediately afterwards, I noticed several other people had written about the same topic. After reading all of them, I decided that mine was the best I’d seen. And, then I got pissed. I got pissed because I felt my concept was better, my writing was better, […]

Shine a Light

Several years ago, I read “Almost Christian: What the Faith of Our Teenagers is Telling the American Church” by Kenda Creasy Dean.  Ms. Dean, Associate Professor of Youth, Church, and Culture at Princeton Theological Seminary, tells us about the National Study of Youth and Religion and how it’s findings relate to the church.  It’s a very good book and […]

A Preview Part Deux

Earlier this month, I told you about the book I’m writing and teased you with the promise of more excerpts.  Never being one to go back on my word (okay, “never” is a bit strong), here is a little more: On on the title of the book: “I’ve wanted to write a book for quite […]

A Preview

Everything I read about publishing  these days is telling me that, unless I sign with one of the publishing giants, I’ll the one responsible for promoting any book I write.  So, dear readers, you’re going to be subjected to me pimping my first effort at publishing a book.  As I said last week, the title […]

An Announcement

Regular readers here may have noticed that I’ve cut back on my posting from 5 days a week to 3.  In the possibility that someone actually cares why I’ve done this, I’ll tell you.  The truth is I’m writing a book.  It seems a logical progression, going from blog to book.  A couple of people over […]