It’s been quiet around RIU HQ for a while and yet, things have been happening. These are things behind the scenes. More of a personal nature than anything else but it has been for the better. Let me tell you what’s been going on.
I like superheores because of my real life superhero: Jesus the Christ. I have no shame in that. So, when someone attempts to redefine and besmirch His person, I’m going to say something. This is me saying something.
Christian fiction. Christian fantasy. Christian sci-fi. Christian writing. Christian writer. All of these things are part of the sub-genres that now litter the publishing landscape. There are pros and cons to having that moniker. I’ve had discussions with others about this very thing and I felt that it was a good time to write an in-depth post on my view on this since I fall into this category. In it, I’ll explain why I am not a Christian writer and how that doesn’t change my ability to market to Christians.
When it comes to choosing a literary genre or sub-genre for a book, it can get a bit confusing. Today, with there being so many genres and sub-genres, It can be enough to drive you bonkers. If you are brave enough to venture into the RIU, I thought it may be beneficial to lay out the details of exactly what you can expect.
There is a maxim that’s true: every writer is first a reader. It’s what inspires every writer to pursue the vocation in any capacity. We write because we read. I believe this is more so true for the novelist than for the nonfiction author but it’s true nonetheless. So, as devourers of stories and knowledge, we look for opportunities to indulge in our first love as much as possible. For the frugal reader, downloading free ebooks is we get our fix and there are myriad ways to find them. Here are my top five ways to get free ebooks.