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a little grace

As a writer, publishing a book is a big task. When the book is out, though, it's no time to take the foot off the pedal and bask in the glory of a job well done. Promotion plays a huge part in this and there is no bigger stamp of approval than having a NYT Best Selling author endorse your writing. The way it works is usually based on connections and who you know more than what you know. Sure, you need to have good material, but if a well-known author gives you the thumbs-up, it can be a game changer.

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God, The Master Storyteller.

Every good story needs resolution. It's what grips us in books and movies and has us cheering when the couple gets together or the dog finds his way home after a cross-country odyssey. For me, God is the original and master storyteller. He has told mine exceptionally well, even the parts I don't like. This morning, He resolved something that has consumed so much thought and time over the past few years, that I had resigned to never knowing the answer. Any of you who have read the book will know that towards the end there is a major turning point - redemption. It is a major resolving point in the story.

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