Book Review: God is Near

No, I do not presume to write a review of my own book. Below is the review and recommendation of Steve May, a pastor friend in eastern Kentucky. I also look forward to Denise Spencer’s review next week on Internet Monk. 

God is NearClark Bunch is a Baptist preacher with a passion for writing and teaching. This is his first book but he writes daily for his blog The Masters Table (themasterstable.wordpress.com).

Clark is a graduate of Shorter University holding a Bachelors of Science degree in both history and political science. He has been the lead pastor to one church and was on the teaching faculty of the Oneida Baptist Institute (a private Baptist Boarding School with over a 100 year history in southeastern Kentucky). Presently Clark is the Director of Men’s Ministry and works with the youth ministries of the Trinity Baptist Church in Calhoun, GA. Continue reading

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God is Near on Kindle

Screenshot 2014-05-19 at 10.15.00 PMThe estimates I’ve been giving for e-book availability were apparently worse case scenarios. God is Near: His Promise to His People is now for sale on Amazon’s Kindle. Barnes and Noble .com says that title is not available from their site but the NOOK version should be within the next 72 hours. The e-book download is $4.99 and you can preview the introduction and a chunk of Chapter One on the Kindle page.

Check out God is Near for Kindle. As soon as somebody reads it return to Amazon.com and write a review. You could be the first!

“Self Published” is No Longer a Dirty Word

bookSelf publishing used to be problematic for many reasons. The quality of self-published works would immediately be suspect. If the manuscript was any good, why did all traditional publishing houses pass on it? Sometimes the quality of the physical book itself left something to be desired, from the materials used to the manufacturing process, not to mention the lack of quality graphics on the cover and potentially poor self-editing.

What if the manuscript was fantastic but no traditional publisher wanted to take a change on it? If a writer believed in his work he might pay out of pocket to have a few thousand copies printed, but then what? Continue reading