Book Excerpt: J.T. Kirk

Chapter 2 Why You Need to Get the Attention of the Hiring Manager YOU PROBABLY WILL NEVER RECEIVE a business card with “hiring manager” listed as someone’s job title. A “hiring manager” is more of a functional role than a job title; many managers of other people find themselves involved with that role from time [...]

Guest Blog: J.T. Kirk

Whose bookshelf do you want YOUR book sitting on? (hint: it’s not necessarily the bookstore’s…) I once read an online comment from an author who wrote: “perhaps with a little luck, one of my books will get published by a traditional publisher, or any publisher that will place my books in major bookstores. That would [...]

Susi Pittman – Animals in Heaven? Catholics Want to Know!

Q: What excites you most about your book’s topic? Why did you choose it? Author: Do Animals go to heaven? As a committed conservationist and animal advocate, it was a subject matter that I wanted to know the truth about and not in a superficial, self-made, dreamy way. It had to be the nuts and [...]

Guest Blog: Susi Pittman

Animals in Heaven? Catholics Want to Know! A catchy title which at first glance would appear only to interest a particular religious audience. But, the real essence of this book is in the question “Do You?” No matter your Christian denomination, whether ecologist or animal advocate, this book is a timeless and engaging look at [...]

Book Excerpt: Susi Pittman

Chapter 1 Why We Think Animals May Go to Heaven Heaven goes by favor. If it went by merit, you would stay out and your dog would go in. —Mark Twain Mark Twain got it right: if we were not saved by grace, heaven would probably be going to the dogs! Pet lovers, at one [...]

Author Profile: Susi Pittman

Q: Why did you decide to write this book? A:I had researched the topic for quite a few years. However, it was promising my husband Greg, eight days before his death, that I would indeed write and publish my research. He believed so strongly in it’s message. Q: Do you have any secret writing tips [...]

Author Profile: Al Franzmeier – Freya’s Child

Q: Why did you decide to write this book? A: I must go back to my first novel. I chose to write a story set in the decade in which I was born, as well as the people and the area of southern Minnesota where I grew up. I wanted to leave behind some understanding [...]

Guest Blog: Al Franzmeier – Freya’s Child

History of the Aryan-Master Race Theory I’ve often wondered why various questionnaires asking about race give me, a white anglo-saxon, the option to call myself Caucasian. The whole Caucasian race theory is quite suspect today, but the concept can be traced back to the early 1800s when German scientist Johann Friedrich Blumenbach named it after [...]

Al Franzmeier – Freya’s Child

Q: What excites you most about your book’s topic? Why did you choose it? Author: As a Christian I read with interest the comments of Jesus and His apostles in the New Testament. Paul writes in Ephesians 6 that there are spiritual forces of evil at work in this world. In John 14 Jesus speaks [...]

Book Excerpt: Sara Wiseman – Writing the Divine

Chapter Two Why Channel? Have you ever wished you knew what your life’s purpose was? Not just “sort of” knew, or had a vague idea, but really knew—the same way you’d know if someone came right up to you and whispered your life’s purpose in your ear, or wrote it on a giant billboard for [...]