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July 21, 2010
Twelve Years of Rejected Short Stories, And Then This!
The other day I found on my Facebook page a brief supportive note from a...
June 15, 2010
An interview about my book “I’m OK — You’re Not.”
Below is an interview done with me by ChristianBook.com upon the publication of I'm OK....
May 11, 2009
My Runaway Mom
One minute you have a mother (and a father, for that matter), and the next...
April 22, 2009
My Breakfast With My Christian Book Agent
In which I pitch to my agent two SUPERB ideas for Christian books: "The Shaq,"...
January 19, 2009
My Bloggy Schizophrenia
Some of you were wondering why for a bit there I changed the name of...
January 16, 2009
The Books On My Bedside Table
I got so excited discovering what books were on everyone else's bed-stands (see My Weird...
January 12, 2009
My Weird Fixation On What People Read at Night
When it comes to people, I'm Joe Extremely Nosey; the only superpower I've ever craved...
September 17, 2008
Overcoming The Harsh Realities of Book Publishing
On Saturday, September 26, I'll be conducting a workshop at the annual San Diego Christian Writers...
September 16, 2008
Where Does God Being Love Leave Us? (And Get Back Here, Atheists!)
“God is Love.” Great! It's the richest philosophical/religious proposition possible. What it means to us...
June 30, 2008
Why A Book Proposal Is Everything
If you're just joining us, see How To Write A Book Proposal, Part 1. Even...
June 28, 2008
A bit about book proposals
I just finished and sent to my agent a book proposal. So now I have...
January 26, 2008
My Big Week in Christian Book Publishing
The book business is reeeeeeeeeeeeeally slow; it is like unto the rest of our media as...
December 04, 2007
Midlife Manual For Men
I co-wrote a book with Steve Arterburn that'll be out early in '08. Someone wrote...
August 15, 2007
About Buying “I’m OK–You’re Not.” (And some other … babbling, basically.)
In response to some (lovely) e-mails I've received, I'd like to say that everything you...
August 03, 2007
And Now For Someone Completely Different
Hi. I'm Lucas Smith. I promise I'm not Jack Bauer in disguise. Or a hippy serial...
July 05, 2007
Blogger lagger, I (and a little about book publishing)
You know how my blogs are always really funny, or really profound, or really both?...
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