Tag Archives: Christian Self-Publishing

An Interview with Author Joanna Penn [Audio]

Joanna Penn is a self-published New York Times and USA Today bestselling author who has sold over 100,000 books. I recently interviewed Joanna on my podcast, The Martin Lastrapes Show Podcast Hour, which you can listen to in its entirety by pressing the play button below:joanna-penn

A few of the topics Joanna and I covered:

  • How she quit her job and became a full-time author
  • Her diverse international background
  • The effect religion has had on her life and her writing
  • How important NaNoWriMo was for her first novel

Joanna’s website, The Creative Penn, was voted one of the Top 10 Blogs for Self-Publishers on Writetodone in 2012, and has been recognized by various mainstream media outlets, such as Forbes, The Guardian, BBC News, The Huffington Post, Writer’s Digest, The Independent, and Wired.…

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Xulon Press Review

Xulon Press was founded by author and publisher Tom Freiling in 1999, and the company is part of the large media and communications group, Salem Communications Corporation, based in the USA. Salem is a Christian communications media group with commercial interests in radio, the Internet, and magazine publishing, and not surprisingly, Xulon Press claims to be the ‘leading Christian publisher in the United States – title for title’.

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