No sure formula for success in selling your book

by Jim Fletcher -- As I've said before, William Goldman's maxim, "Nobody knows anything," is so ragingly true, I am always amazed at its up-to-the-moment relevancy. Goldman was talking about Hollywood, but more…

Iranian betrayer thrills with spy tales

by Jim Fletcher -- Even in a world that seems to have befriended evil, there is perhaps no more menacing threat than Iran. Persia has risen and wishes to hold a sword more…

Demi Moore and the demise of doctrine

by Jim Fletcher -- In the coming weeks, we have some fascinating interviews: a couple of successful novelists and a Pulitzer-winning pundit. While those are incubating, the Writer's Bloc this week will more…

The Vietnam War: Who says we lost?

by Jim Fletcher -- One of the biggest questions about American history is how the world's most powerful military could "lose" a war. In Vietnam, the U.S. Army had everything it needed, more…

The pride of the Amish

by Jim Fletcher -- I was talking to an editor friend in the Christian book publishing industry recently. He works for a company that at one time was a bastion of conservative more…