Standup comic and author Bob Alper writes about how social distancing may have slowed his schedule as a standup comic—but has led to the creation of two new online options for fans who like to book his appearances each year. Many authors are experimenting with online options for outreach and marketing. Here’s how Bob is doing it, complete with a free option for a daily laugh.
Solus Jesus, a theological call for LGBT inclusion in Christian churches, wins the Eric Hoffer Spiritual Book Award for authors Ken Wilson and Emily Swan. “I hope the ideas of Solus Jesus will percolate in the wider Christian community for years to come,” Emily Swan said when she got the news.
At Front Edge Publishing, our founding promise is that “Good media builds healthy communities.” It is our hope that one of these books on caregiving or grief will help you or someone you love deal with taking care of someone recovering from the coronavirus or, if you are one of those who lost someone during this pandemic, that these books will help you as you grieve your loss.
Susan Stitt recommends six fun and inspiring books that Mom will enjoy—including one on diverse traditions in bread baking (perhaps one of those traditions connects with your family) and a delightful book by Bishop Laurie Haller about the importance of play and purpose in our lives. In the midst of COVID-19, Americans are reading more books than ever!
Because of the dramatic changes brought by COVID, millions of readers are looking for books, right now. Marketing Director Susan Stitt lists 10 tips for authors—and those who love authors—to welcome with those readers and help them find great books.