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Write Better: A Lifelong Editor on Craft, Art, and Spirituality

Forty years of editing books for InterVarsity Press taught Andrew T. Le Pau a few things about what a good book looks like. He’s also had the opportunity to write a few books of his own, including multiple Bible study books. Here he gives the writing tips he’s learned across that career, covering every step of the writing process (including some interesting thoughts on whether or not to self-publish). After describing how to write well, he transitions to considering how spirituality plays into writing well, even for people who don’t consider themselves “Christian writers.”

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The moon is always round

Reviewed by: Linda Weddle, blogger, https://groundthemforlife.com/ and free-lance writer Title: The moon is always round Author: Jonathan Gibson Illustrator: Joe Hox Publisher: New Growth Press Date: 2019 Format: Hardcover Length: 32 pages OVERVIEW: This book was written for the author’s son at the loss of his baby sister. Written to help a child who has lost […]

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All manner of things

There are many different types of conflict demonstrated in this book, each one with lessons to the reader about responding to difficulties and grief.

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One Long River of Song: Notes on Wonder for the Spiritual and Nonspiritual Alike

Those who can appreciate Doyle will enjoy what they find. He paints engaging pictures of what it feels like to take joy in the created world and look for God’s presence behind the scenes. His honest reflections on writing and living life are equally touching, though in a very different way. An excellent book for people who look for God’s presence in the little things we easily miss.

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