I first met Carol Kent years ago at the Christian Booksellers Association. I consider Carol a mentor as I trained with her to speak professionally. Even before I watched her walk through her family tragedy, she impressed me as one of the most godly women I had ever known or met.
Six Questions on Working with a Literary Agent: An Interview with Agent Steve Laube
Most of my blogs are devotional and inspirational pieces on Christian living, on your relationships with God and others, but all are geared to encourage the reader. Among those blogs, I also try to include some encouraging posts for writers. Occasionally I even offer contests and book giveaways. Today is a two-part blog on working with agents.
Ten Commandments for Working with Your Agent – A Guest Blog by Steve Laube
One year I taught a writer’s workshop where, in addition to sharing about the writing life, I was asked to talk about what it was like working with an agent. My agent Steve Laube posted this blog on his website. Steve generously gave permission to repost that blog. If you’re interested in writing, his blog gives some humorous, yet great advice on working with an agent:
Reflections about 9/11: If Only We Had Known
Reflections about 9/11 vary for all of us, depending on where we were, and how it affected us. But after all these years, one constant remains. From my own poetic reflections about 9/11, here is a backward look, as well as a forward look at those events:
Where Do You Fit in God’s Lineup?
Society labels them as Stars. Aren’t these the role models, the trend setters, the scholarship winners, and the bold headliners? Aren’t these the truly successful players in life? All the rest? Just garden variety. But what does God say about that? And what if you’re not one of the stars? What does being faithful mean? Where do you fit in God’s lineup?