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Welcome to Kingdom Writers where CJ and Shelley Hitz are passionate about equipping and empowering Christian writers of all genres to share their unique gifts with the world. This podcast is filled with spiritual encouragement as well as prayers to help you overcome the resistance you face as a writer. Your story matters! We believe that you have a specific role to play in the kingdom of heaven to impact lives for eternity. And because of this, we will pour out our lives encouraging writers like you to not only tell your stories but to take the courageous step of self-publishing your stories in books that will outlive you and leave behind a powerful legacy. This podcast is sponsored by Christian Book Academy where we help you give birth to your books. We invite you to join our community of Kingdom Writers!

Kingdom Writers: A Podcast for Christian Writers of All Genres CJ and Shelley Hitz: Writing Mentor, Author Coach, Christian Writers

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    • 4.9, 119 Ratings

Welcome to Kingdom Writers where CJ and Shelley Hitz are passionate about equipping and empowering Christian writers of all genres to share their unique gifts with the world. This podcast is filled with spiritual encouragement as well as prayers to help you overcome the resistance you face as a writer. Your story matters! We believe that you have a specific role to play in the kingdom of heaven to impact lives for eternity. And because of this, we will pour out our lives encouraging writers like you to not only tell your stories but to take the courageous step of self-publishing your stories in books that will outlive you and leave behind a powerful legacy. This podcast is sponsored by Christian Book Academy where we help you give birth to your books. We invite you to join our community of Kingdom Writers!

    Little Tweaks, Big Results

    Little Tweaks, Big Results

    Welcome to this week’s Mentoring Moment.

    This episode has a short training with action steps that you can apply right away to help you as a writer (or to help you market your book).

    Today's topic is: Little Tweaks, Big Results

    Sometimes it's the little things that make the biggest impact, right?

    I think we often assume that to change our lives we need to do something BIG.

    But we don’t.

    Implementing small habits consistently over time is what truly changes our lives.

    • 7 min
    Launch a Bestselling Book Without Losing Your Mind with Lindsey Hartz

    Launch a Bestselling Book Without Losing Your Mind with Lindsey Hartz

    Welcome to this month's Expert Interview.

    This episode is an interview with Lindsey Hartz, a marketing consultant and book launch strategist for authors and publishers. 

    Today's topic is: Launch a Bestselling Book Without Losing Your Mind

    We are thrilled to have Lindsey Hartz, owner of the Hartz Agency, a boutique marketing firm dedicated to creating strategic marketing campaigns that help your words transform lives.

    We hope this episode encourages you in launching your bestselling books.

    • 1 hr 1 min
    A Simple Any Time Book Promotion

    A Simple Any Time Book Promotion

    Welcome to this week’s Marketing Minute.

    This episode has a short training with action steps that you can apply right away to help you as a writer (or to help you market your book).

    Today's topic is: A Simple Any Time Book Promotion

    Sometimes we can overcomplicate things as authors. Right?

    Yes, you can plan for months for your book launch with a book launch team and podcast interview tour.

    But, you don’t always need to go big.

    Sometimes you can keep things simple and easy.

    • 8 min
    A Silent Productivity Killer

    A Silent Productivity Killer

    Welcome to this week’s Mentoring Moment.

    This episode has a short training with action steps that you can apply right away to help you as a writer (or to help you market your book).

    Today's topic is: A Silent Productivity Killer

    As writers, we all have silent productivity killers that can sabotage our success. 

    We hope this episode encourages and inspires you.

    • 10 min
    Author Giveaways That Work

    Author Giveaways That Work

    Welcome to this week’s Marketing Minute.

    This episode has a short training with action steps that you can apply right away to help you as a writer (or to help you market your book).

    Today's topic is: Author Giveaways That Work

    One way to build buzz about your book is to host a giveaway or contest. You can use them anytime to promote your book, not just during a book launch. I'm going to share with you the author giveaways that work.

    • 7 min
    Saturday Seasons

    Saturday Seasons

    This episode is part of the Kingdom Marketing Mindset Series. We originally recorded these teachings inside our Christian Book Academy group as live videos. However, we wanted to share these teachings with you.

    Today's topic is: Saturday Seasons

    Everyone loves to talk about the beginning and the ending of a project but not much is typically mentioned about the “messy middle.”

    We hope this episode encourages and inspires you in your book marketing.

    • 39 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
119 Ratings

119 Ratings

Kathy Rupff ,

Thank you!

I can’t describe how helpful these podcasts are— enjoyable, very well done and I always learn a lot. Very thankful to Shelley and CJ for sharing so much valuable information!

kjp243hnw ,

Exactly what I needed!

I love this podcast. There is so much to learn, but my favorite part is the redirection of our focus on the Lord!

Foever Grateful! ,

Wonderful resource!

Thank you so much for spending the time to make these amazing resources available for other writers. I have struggled with how to accomplish the burning desire to write. Thank you for the steps of encouragement!

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