New job in publishing, waiting for right person

by Jim Fletcher -- An interesting item in Publishers Weekly this week reminded me that an often over-looked element in publishing is actually quite important. Two basic terms: frontlist and backlist. The more…

Christian leaders peddling doubt?

by Jim Fletcher -- As Christian publishing continues to morph into some sort of postmodern entity, it is perhaps not surprising that "doubt" is the new buzzword among what passes for evangelicals more…

Where is God in current events?

by Jim Fletcher -- In the winter of 2007-2008, when the economy began to sag and the Bush wars dragged on, simply watching the news became a horrific chore. Even Fox. At more…

The devil is alive and well

by Jim Fletcher -- Of all the questions I field from readers of blogs, and all the subjects covered, one of the most popular is that of spiritual warfare. Often, people will more…

Censorship: Always a 'Twain' wreck

by Jim Fletcher -- From beyond the grave, Mark Twain continues to amuse. His wry observations of humanity make him, in my opinion, certainly the greatest of America writers. A story this more…

Can books scare the into you?

by Jim Fletcher -- In the 1961 film, "The Innocents," which I feel is quite scary, a societal taboo is thrown on the screen for everyone to see. Deborah Kerr's character, a more…