Christian Writers

Christian writing and publishing is a world unto itself. Its goal is to be faith based within specific parameters. While many Christian books cross over into the secular market this is a group for people to be able to discuss the specifics of this marketplace. and to share your process, goals and concerns.  

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Started by jeff herman. Last reply by David Snyder Feb 5. 9 Replies

What if they don't want you to?Continue


Started by jeff herman. Last reply by Don Ford Mar 25, 2016. 4 Replies

Why? Or why not?Continue

What are some of the greatest challenges faced by Christian Writers today?

Started by Deborah Herman. Last reply by Tamilyn A Banno Apr 18, 2014. 4 Replies

I just had a wonderful time at the HACWN conference in Kansas City and was able to meet a lot of wonderful Christian Writers. I am curious what some of the greatest challenges are now for those of…Continue


Started by Frank L. Jordan III. Last reply by Edwin Thompson Apr 14, 2013. 3 Replies

Granted there are some issues that God embraces in both agendas, but in general does God lean more one way than the other? And if so, which one?Continue

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Comment by Ramona Matta on June 1, 2015 at 8:21pm
Congratulations Jeanne! Best of luck to you.
Comment by Jeanne Lyet Gassman on June 1, 2015 at 4:31pm

I'm delighted to share the news that my debut Christian historical novel, Blood of a Stone (Tuscany Press) received an Independent Publishers Book Award (bronze) in the national category of religious fiction! Blood of a Stone is available from Amazon, Barnes & Noble, IndieFirst, and other select bookstores.

Comment by Loli Pretorius on January 5, 2013 at 9:40am

Hi, Deborah. I don't seem to be getting updates in my inbox for new discussions etc? on any of waenetwork activity??

Thanx for invit to 'young writers' group? I am 37 , so where does that place me?? very young at heart ??

Comment by Jack Vorster on October 18, 2012 at 2:39am

I recently published my eBooks on Kindle which can be viewed here
Does anyone know of promotional methods for increasing sales?

Comment by Jan Lazo-Davis on August 1, 2012 at 11:04am

Jane,  Cool Excerpt!!!

Comment by Jane Lebak on July 31, 2012 at 12:42pm

Over at the MuseItUp Publishing blog, we've got an excerpt from my upcoming novel.  

It's got a new title now too. :-) I give you...The Wrong Enemy. About angels, children, God, and what happens when you make a mistake so big you can't make it right, and no one will ever forget it.

Book will be out in September. Enjoy!

Comment by Kathryn Porter on June 14, 2012 at 11:32am

Hi everyone... have been a member here for a while, but it has been difficult finding time to spend here. I hope to be more active here. My book, Too Much Stuff (2nd edition) was just released in March. You can check it out at

Comment by Jane Lebak on June 13, 2012 at 3:10pm

A Jewish friend and I have spent a thousand hours and a million words dialoguing about our faiths, have found much that is the same (which we would have assumed was different) and much that is different (which we would have assumed was the same). e.g., she taught me the difference between orthodoxy and orthopraxy. We've talked about the different views about angels (e.g., it's her opinion that if Judaism officially believed in personal guardian angels, we'd all be required to pray for them, whereas Catholics are more prone to asking their guardian angels for favors and prayers).  

I find that kind of interfaith conversation positively fascinating and it really stimulates growth. I believe both of us intensified our devotion to God because of that long and open exchange. :-)

Comment by Jan Lazo-Davis on June 13, 2012 at 2:02pm

John - WELL SAID!!!

To Jeff - You have not offended me!!! I have been super busy with web designs and contract work and have not been able to take time to respond to some of your very thought provoking topics.

Would some of these same topics offend some Christians I met - probably. But then you can't please everybody. GRIN Nor should anyone try.

The genre of Christian literature be it fiction or non-fiction is growing because those who write for it are trying to improve their craft and not preach to the choir as much. These are difficult issues to deal with and hard to change in one's writing. It's a true paradigm shift.

When I have time I plan to start some of this conversation in the Christian Writer's Discussion forum.

So please don't stop your very thought provoking questions. I rather like seeing them. They make me think.

To put it succinctly - G-d brings the Jewish faith and the Christian faith together because we worship the same G-d. We all know the difference which separates these two religions. 

However, the Bible I read clearly states the decedents of Abraham as the chosen people of G-d. I think you have a lot to say to Christians being of that lineage.

Comment by John Ray on June 13, 2012 at 1:45pm

Regarding Jeff Herman's message, my take is, Jesus was a good Jew and respected rabbi until the day he died.  He was a troublemaker, like a lot of other good people.  If, as a Christian I want to write about a Jew, whether its Jesus or Moses, I don't expect to give offense.  If Christians had never been able to get along with and talk with people from any other religions, then our group of faith would have never caught on in the world of ideas.  So from me to anybody of any other religion, or no religion, write whatever you want about Jesus or anybody else.  If it is thoughtful, honest, and well written, I hope it gets read.


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