Advice for aspiring authors, avoiding comparisons, when not to write

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A couple of days before we recorded this episode, a fond memory popped up in my (Aaron’s) Facebook feed about starting the early work on what would become my first book, Awaiting A Savior. In honor of that memory, and because my next book is about to release, we decided to share some real, practical help for aspiring authors (but don’t worry, we still make fun of each other a fair bit). Listen in as we discuss:

  • Why aspiring authors need to make sure they have something to say
  • The starting point for Christian authors
  • The vulnerability that comes from writing
  • Who we should be writing for when we choose to write
  • The ugly reality of platforming, sales, and the business side of publishing
  • Why you need to laugh at one-star reviews

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A few of the books we mentioned this week:

And be sure to check out Epic: The Story That Changed the World, which releases April 1, 2019, from B&H Kids.

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