No, you will not mess with Mark Twain

by Jim Fletcher -- They must be ice skating in hell; the Washington Post has published something that makes sense. A letter t0 the editor excoriates the effort by a scholar and more…

Travelers from other planets ... or from hell?

by Jim Fletcher -- Before Eliot Spitzer apparently became motivated to destroy his own credibility, he said, "I don't care about motivation. I care about credibility." The former governor of New York more…

Learn from the writer behind 'Left Behind'

by Jim Fletcher -- This week, the Writer’s Bloc features a chat with powerhouse novelist Jerry B. Jenkins, one-half of the mega-selling "Left Behind" series. Jenkins is much more than a force more…

Long live 'Common Sense'

by Jim Fletcher -- One of my favorite publishers – and the list is very short – is Encounter Books, based in New York. The conservative publisher produces smart books and assumes, more…

Turning Obama-Alinsky tactics on their ear

by Jim Fletcher -- In "Rules for Radical Conservatives: Beating the Left at Its Own Game To Take Back America," the reader is treated to a humorous, irreverent look at a strategy more…

Making promotion a team sport

by Jim Fletcher -- In speaking with an author friend this week, I was reminded of the importance of actual book promotion in the publishing process. In this space, we have discussed more…

If Iran obtained nuclear weapons ...

by Jim Fletcher -- In the world of book publishing, Joel Rosenberg is known as a franchise. Of course, in his community, he's known for far more: humanitarian, watchman and so on. more…

No, the young aren't all liberals

by Jim Fletcher -- One of the blessings (caution: sarcasm) of living in the era of Obama is that the mainstream media come out of the socialist closet and blatantly lie. Political more…