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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.

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.

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United States

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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.

Language:

English


Episodes

How to Manage Book Marketing Burnout With Nika Maples

11/8/2022
Writing and marketing your book is a hard job. Find out how authors can avoid book marketing burnout. You can listen to this episode How to Manage Book Marketing Burnout With Nika Maples on Christian Publishing Show.

Duration:00:42:35

What would you do with two extra hours every day?

10/25/2022
What would you do with two extra hours every day? Have lunch with a friend? Pick up a 10-hour-per-week, part-time job? Exercise? Read? Pray? Begin learning a new language? Write a book? Today, I’m sharing an episode from another podcast because it is relevant and important for authors. We recently had a long discussion about Leaving […] You can listen to this episode What would you do with two extra hours every day? on Christian Publishing Show.

Duration:00:35:32

Creatively Cowriting With God With Allen Arnold

10/11/2022
In this interview Allen Arnold shares a framework for creatives who want to create their art with God rather than as a performance for him. You can listen to this episode Creatively Cowriting With God With Allen Arnold on Christian Publishing Show.

Duration:00:49:52

How to Choose a Genre for Your Novel with Karin Beery

9/13/2022
Learn how and why you need to choose a genre, and find out what to do if your book doesn't conform to one specific genre. You can listen to this episode How to Choose a Genre for Your Novel with Karin Beery on Christian Publishing Show.

Duration:00:40:20

How to Write Realistic Characters with Becca Puglisi

8/9/2022
Author and writing coach Becca Puglisi shares tips and tools to help you write believable characters that your readers will love. You can listen to this episode How to Write Realistic Characters with Becca Puglisi on Christian Publishing Show.

Duration:00:41:26

How to Find Time to Write As a Busy Mom With Asheritah Ciuciu

7/19/2022
Tips from busy mom and author Asheritah Ciuciu on setting boundaries and upholding your calling to parenting and writing. You can listen to this episode How to Find Time to Write As a Busy Mom With Asheritah Ciuciu on Christian Publishing Show.

Duration:00:48:55

Book Proposal Tips and Tricks with Ann Kroeker

6/7/2022
If you want to be traditionally published, you need to attract an agent and a publisher. To get an agent and publisher, you need an amazing book proposal. For an author, a book proposal is like a business plan and resume all in one. It communicates all the important information about you, your book, and […] You can listen to this episode Book Proposal Tips and Tricks with Ann Kroeker on Christian Publishing Show.

Duration:00:43:57

How to Adapt Your Book Idea Into an Online Course with Becky Kopitzke

5/17/2022
Learn how to further engage your readers and earn income from your expertise by creating an online course that complements your book. You can listen to this episode How to Adapt Your Book Idea Into an Online Course with Becky Kopitzke on Christian Publishing Show.

Duration:01:05:18

How to Tighten Your Writing with Angela Hunt

4/5/2022
Write better sentences using fewer words. Angela Hunt teaches authors how to identify needless words and ruthlessly cut or replace them. You can listen to this episode How to Tighten Your Writing with Angela Hunt on Christian Publishing Show.

Duration:00:41:36

Publishing Mistakes You Don’t Want to Learn the Hard Way

3/15/2022
One author shares what he learned from eleven publishing mistakes. Find out how to avoid these common mistakes so you don't have to learn the hard way. You can listen to this episode Publishing Mistakes You Don’t Want to Learn the Hard Way on Christian Publishing Show.

Duration:00:41:03

How to Launch Your Book on a Budget

3/1/2022
Is your book launch budget filled with expenses or investments? Learn how and where to spend your time and money to get the greatest return. You can listen to this episode How to Launch Your Book on a Budget on Christian Publishing Show.

Duration:00:41:43

How to Expand Your Role as a Writer by Writing Sunday School Curriculum

2/8/2022
Learn how you, as a Christian writer, can impact the world for Christ without having to publish a book first. You can listen to this episode How to Expand Your Role as a Writer by Writing Sunday School Curriculum on Christian Publishing Show.

Duration:00:28:07

How to Save the Christian Publishing Show

1/18/2022
Big changes are ahead for The Christian Publishing show. Find out how you can join us to get your publishing questions answered. You can listen to this episode How to Save the Christian Publishing Show on Christian Publishing Show.

Duration:00:37:11

Big News!

1/4/2022
I have a couple of big announcements. If you have been wondering why there hasn’t been a new episode in a few weeks I have a good reason. Announcement #1: New Baby! We just had a baby! Jack Umstattd was born on December 23rd weighing 9 pounds 10 ounces. Both he and my wife are […] You can listen to this episode Big News! on Christian Publishing Show.

Duration:00:03:28

How to Write Deep Point of View with Karen Witemeyer

12/7/2021
If you want your readers to connect with your writing, you need to immerse them deeply into the mind of your characters. Your readers need to hear, see, and experience everything that your character experiences. But how do you do this? The answer is deep point of view. We have a guest on the show […] You can listen to this episode How to Write Deep Point of View with Karen Witemeyer on Christian Publishing Show.

Duration:00:46:59

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

11/23/2021
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 […] You can listen to this episode How to Create Compelling Secondary Characters for Your Novel with Angela Hunt on Christian Publishing Show.

Duration:00:49:25

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

11/9/2021
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 […] You can listen to this episode How to Keep Fear from Blocking Your Creativity with David Lee Martin on Christian Publishing Show.

Duration:00:52:28

How to Become a Professional Freelancer with Sharon Norris Elliott

10/26/2021
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 […] You can listen to this episode How to Become a Professional Freelancer with Sharon Norris Elliott on Christian Publishing Show.

Duration:00:50:47

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

10/12/2021
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 […] You can listen to this episode How to Fight Cancel Culture As a Christian Author with Laura Lynn Hughes on Christian Publishing Show.

Duration:00:38:07

Where Christian Publishing Came From with Leslie Stobbe

9/28/2021
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 […] You can listen to this episode Where Christian Publishing Came From with Leslie Stobbe on Christian Publishing Show.

Duration:01:01:50