You can’t afford not to take time off. Our bodies are marvelous creations. They can do wondrous things. But they weren’t created to go without benefit of rest.
You’re thinking I’m not interested in a business. I just want to write and sell books. But surprise, it is a business! While writing can certainly be fun (it is for me) it can also be profitable. And for that reason alone you need to think of your writing career, no matter how many books it entails, as a business.
Actually one of the reasons for writing Bible based novels is to encourage people to read the Bible; to discover what is Bible fact and what is a product of my imagination?
My very first book ever written was Refuge: The Genesis Chronicles. This book would later be incorporated into Perished: The World That Was. It was a look at the 120 years leading up to the Flood.
God didn’t call me to retire to sit around doing nothing.
It is important to remember that there are criteria to be followed regarding any pictures you include within the book’s interior. Create Space has their requirements and other publishing houses have theirs. They may not all be the same, so be sure to find out what is required and what is acceptable. Then make sure you meet them. If you don’t the book may be rejected, requiring you to bring the picture up to snuff.
Christian authors, whether fiction or non-fiction writers, have an awesome opportunity to influence people for Christ.
The worst mistake you can make is to remove a negative review. Actually a negative review highlights the positive reviews. Readers will see that lonely negative review and also the positive reviews. And most will rightly decide something was wrong with the reviewer.
The pride of men is such that they see all the handiwork of God, but refuse to believe that it was created by God. That view has pervaded our schools, government, and some churches. But the truth is that God is the Creator!
Whatever is going on in our life, including our secrets, is open to God. His Word reveals our deepest secrets and needs to us!