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The Christian Publishing Show is a podcast to help Christian authors change the world. We talk about how to improve in the craft of writing, how to get published, and how to market effectively. Get expert advice from industry insiders. Hosted by Thomas Umstattd Jr.

Christian Publishing Show Thomas Umstattd Jr.

    • Religion & Spirituality
    • 4.9 • 62 Ratings

The Christian Publishing Show is a podcast to help Christian authors change the world. We talk about how to improve in the craft of writing, how to get published, and how to market effectively. Get expert advice from industry insiders. Hosted by Thomas Umstattd Jr.

    How to Create Compelling Secondary Characters for Your Novel with Angela Hunt

    How to Create Compelling Secondary Characters for Your Novel with Angela Hunt

    We have had episodes about protagonists, the characters who want something that drives the plot forward, and antagonists who get in their way. But stories do not live on protagonists alone. Side characters, or supporting characters, play a vital role in your novel. But how do you craft characters that are believable and compelling? How […]

    • 49 min
    How to Keep Fear from Blocking Your Creativity with David Lee Martin

    How to Keep Fear from Blocking Your Creativity with David Lee Martin

    You have a creative idea. You feel inspired to pursue it. But your head is filled with doubt. “What if I can’t make it work? What if I can’t provide for my family? What if my work isn’t good enough? What if people think my creation is stupid?” We have a guest on the show […]

    • 52 min
    How to Become a Professional Freelancer with Sharon Norris Elliott

    How to Become a Professional Freelancer with Sharon Norris Elliott

    The saying goes, “Don’t put all your eggs in one basket.”  While some authors are able to support a full-time writing career with only their books, the reality is most authors need additional income, at least at the beginning.  But does that mean you need to go out and get a job at McDonald’s in […]

    • 50 min
    How to Fight Cancel Culture As a Christian Author with Laura Lynn Hughes

    How to Fight Cancel Culture As a Christian Author with Laura Lynn Hughes

    It’s no question that we live in a “cancel” culture. It may be tempting to bury our heads in the sand and be sure we never do anything to offend anyone. But that’s not how the Bible calls us to live. Countless times throughout the Bible, men and women of God took a stand for […]

    • 38 min
    Where Christian Publishing Came From with Leslie Stobbe

    Where Christian Publishing Came From with Leslie Stobbe

    Have you ever wondered where Christian publishing came from? I sure have. In the olden days, there were only publishers. But then Christian publishers started to emerge. Why did that happen? What caused it?  To find out, we have a special guest who has worked in the publishing industry for 65 years.   He is the […]

    • 1 hr 1 min
    Why You Need a Writing Retreat - With Kathy Ide

    Why You Need a Writing Retreat - With Kathy Ide

    Do you feel discouraged or burnt out by your writing journey? Do you want to connect with other writers who understand your goals and pain? Do you need some time to get away from life, refocus on your goals, and connect with God? Perhaps what you need is a writing retreat. We have a special […]

    • 35 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
62 Ratings

62 Ratings

SusanNealYoga ,

Invaluable book publishing and marketing content

If you need tips on publishing and marketing your book, this podcast is for you. Thomas shares invaluable content that will keep you abreast with book publishing and marketing trends. The content he provides is vital for any Christian author.

@kimstewinspired ,

A must-listen for authors at any stage

Thomas and his guests bring the best of the best info you need if you are thinking of writing a book, launching your book, or looking for new ideas to market your book. Want to pick the brain of an expert in the industry? Look no further.

crystaldaye ,

Must read for Christian writers

I really enjoy listening to this podcast. The information is inspiring, practical and relevant to helping Christians writers to improve your craft.

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