Live your writing dream

by Jim Fletcher -- This week, I'm particularly pleased to post an interview with (my description) self-publishing guru, Carol White. After retiring from a high-tech company a few years ago, Carol self-published more…

The price of giving birth to a book

by Jim Fletcher -- I was visiting two bookstores with a friend last week. One store was Christian, one was secular. He asked me some questions that I once wondered about; they more…

How to conquer the empty page

by Jim Fletcher -- "The secret of getting ahead is getting started. The secret of getting started is breaking your complex overwhelming tasks into small manageable tasks, and then starting on the more…

Key to selling books: 'Leave the fence'

by Jim Fletcher -- On a lovely street in Tel Aviv, a rock throw from the beach, is the Haganah Museum. This tribute to the early years of the Israel Defense Forces more…

Inside the dinner that changed America

by Jim Fletcher -- Do you ever wonder why things are the way they are? Young people are leaving church in droves. Social issues have divided the country. An American president minimizes more…

Looking for authors with pioneer spirit

by Jim Fletcher -- Imagine being part of the literary world in its heyday. I suppose you could pick any one of several decades in the last century, but could it be more…

'Bone wars' rage on

by Jim Fletcher -- In the 19th century, when the new science of paleontology was developing and cultural change agents like Thomas Huxley were interpreting fossils to fit a naturalism worldview, the more…