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Kingdom Writers: A Podcast for Christian Writers of All Genres

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!
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Now displaying: October, 2022
Oct 26, 2022

Ezra 3:10-13, 4:1-5

Making Progress

After receiving permission from King Cyrus of Persia to return to their homeland, the Jewish people began rebuilding the Temple that had been destroyed over 70 years previous.

After reaching the milestone of finishing the foundation, this was a cause to celebrate and thank God for the progress being made. But not everyone was so easily impressed. The old timers who had seen the splendor of the previous Temple began weeping and bemoaning the modest beginning. They were comparing this new version to Solomon’s version. But those who had no other frame of reference were overjoyed with the progress being made.

I have to believe God was joining in with those who were overjoyed at the foundation being laid. He doesn’t bemoan our work and compare it to that of others. He rejoices in the progress being made. 

When we see the slightest amount of progress being made in our books, we can pause and rejoice that God helped us. We are making progress one sentence at a time toward the goal of finishing the work God has called us to.

We also know there are real enemies who are working to prevent our progress. They seek to discourage and intimidate us, hoping we’ll cease the work. But like those who led the rebuilding effort of this Temple, we can say to our enemies, “You have no part in this work we have received permission to move forward on.”

With God’s help, the work will continue and progress will be made one day at a time!

The Power of Having a Weekly Business Meeting with God

Learn the simple steps you can take to implement a weekly business meeting with God. This is one of the most important actions you can take as a Christian writer to ask God for the strategies to write, publish, and market your books successfully.

Get access to the video and PDF download now here: https://www.trainingauthors.com/businessmeeting/ 

Oct 19, 2022

Have you tried doing what other authors and experts recommended you to do to market your book yet somehow it all doesn’t work? You might be wondering if there really is a size that fits all. Don’t worry, because you are not alone.

In this episode, you will discover some insights on how to market your book effectively, in your own way, by choosing your own book marketing adventure.

Book Marketing Shop

You’ve got a book you’re proud of. Now you’re looking for a simpler way to get it into the hands of more readers. One way you can do that is through social media. It's free to use...however, it can also take up a lot of your time. 

Good news! 

We are launching the Book Marketing Shop this month to help Kingdom writers like you to market your book to a wider audience. https://bookmarketingshop.com/

Save an additional 20% on all products using the coupon code GRANDOPENING20

Oct 12, 2022

Have you ever thought of publishing your own journal but you’re not sure which medium or platform to use? Is there really one way to self-publish journals?

In this episode, we talk about how to do it as well as the difference between print and eBook versions of a journal.

Download Your Publishing Map

If you want to write and publish a book but don't know where to start, this Publishing Map is for you. You will learn Shelley's 9 simple steps inside her publishing map that will help you gain clarity on your next steps.

Download it now for free here: https://www.trainingauthors.com/publishing-map/ 

Join Our Procrastination to Publication Workshop

With our simple 5-step system, you’ll be able to self-publish a quality Kindle eBook (without breaking the bank) in as little as 30 days.

Here are a few of the topics we’ll cover: 

  • The 5-step method for editing, formatting, and designing a book cover so you can publish your Kindle eBook in as little as 30 days. 
  • My go-to process for self-editing your manuscript (that writers rave about)
  • The formula I’ve used to easily price my books
  • The tools you can use to format your book (and who you can hire to do it for you) 
  • The 5-minute hack to instantly know if your book cover will stop the scroll

Get started now here: https://procrastinationtopublication.com/

Oct 5, 2022

How do you incorporate someone into your story without compromising your integrity? How do you publish a book that involves other people? What if there is sensitive information that needs to be shared for the story to make sense?

If you are one of the many authors asking these questions, this episode is for you.

Free WRITING WHEEL Download

Learn 5 proven writing strategies you can use today to get more writing done. Download it now here: https://www.trainingauthors.com/writingwheel

Your Book on Paper in Just 90-Minutes

Are you ready to get your book onto paper without the frustration of getting stuck or dealing with writer’s block?

Get your book out of your head and onto paper by the end of this 90-minute workshop using our 3 simple book writing formulas here: www.BookWritingLab.com

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