No more Newsweek, no more books?

by Jim Fletcher -- The competing opinions continue apace. Will people almost wholesale go over to digital literature? Or is there still a place for printed pieces? No one knows for sure, more…

Pastor martyred in fight against evil

by Jim Fletcher -- To illustrate the power of social media, I've heard more about Eric Metaxas' new book, "Bonhoeffer: Pastor, Martyr, Prophet, Spy" from Twitter and Facebook than anywhere else – more…

Runaway bestseller sets Christian world abuzz

by Jim Fletcher -- A compelling narrative, slick marketing and a sense of foreboding from readers has catapulted "The Harbinger" to record sales figures since its January release. The book, which highlights more…

Could Obama silence the free press?

by Jim Fletcher -- Far-reaching initiatives often start in relative obscurity. Such is the potential effect of a bill introduced by in the New York State Senate. Evidently, we've moved a long more…

What might Obamageddon look like?

by Jim Fletcher -- A few years ago, when I read "The Manchurian President," by investigative writers Aaron Klein and Brenda Elliott, I was quite alarmed. It was clear from their groundbreaking more…

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…