Get your book noticed, get you book bought

by Jim Fletcher -- At Writer's Bloc, I often talk about the marketing of books, because it seems so many authors still don't understand the importance of it. That's why, this week, more…

Will the real Romney please stand up?

by Jim Fletcher -- Every four years, when Americans endure what seems like four-year campaigns for president, a hot topic is whether the real person behind the candidate will emerge. Do we more…

Carter and Obama: The deluded messiahs

by Jim Fletcher -- I first met Ruthie Blum in Jerusalem in 2005. I already knew she was a gifted writer. Since then, I've become an avid fan, reading her perfect blend more…

The White House said what?

by Jim Fletcher -- Quick, guess which American president said this: "Some citizens of this country have never got beyond the Declaration of Independence." Jimmy Carter? Barack Obama? Nope, just their ideological more…

Have books become 'misfit toys'?

by Jim Fletcher -- Michael Hyatt tweeted that it happened faster than he had anticipated; and that's something, coming from the chairman of Thomas Nelson publishers. Hyatt is one of the gurus more…

Not even Obama can squash 'The American Spirit'

by Jim Fletcher -- Whenever the fog from Washington, D.C.'s Foggy Bottom blows across the country, rest assured it will blow right back out. And when it does, American exceptionalism is still more…

Secularists can't silence God after all

by Jim Fletcher -- Once I was able to get Heart's signature song out of my head long enough to concentrate, I quickly became absorbed in Carl Gallups' new book, "The Magic more…

They rip you off and you don't even know it

by Jim Fletcher -- One of the funniest Saturday Night Live skits I've seen centered around the novelist Stephen King sitting in a darkened room, with just a table and a typewriter. more…

Rick Warren's unholy reign as 'America's pastor'

by Jim Fletcher -- In certain biographical incarnations, Rick Warren likes to say something like: "Wrote some books." Part of his appeal comes from an alleged folksy approach: I'm just a regular more…