Steve Prokopchak, the author of numerous works including the pre-marital workbook, Called Together, returns to the studio to share how he became a writer and the inspiration behind his early publications. Steve and Larry Kreider discuss how they’ve developed as authors, what the publishing process looks like today, and the importance of sharing what God has given you.

Quotable Quotes:

  • “The more you write, the better you get at writing.”
  • “I’m not asking you to build you in your child. I’m asking you to build Me in your child.”
  • “We need wholesome, healthy books today like never before.”
  • “Don’t settle for ‘good enough.'”


  • Talk to others and research what topics need to be written about.
  • Keep God in the entire process.
  • Let other people give their input and be open to their suggestions.
  • Prepare yourself for rejection and criticism.
  • Find the value in negative reviews and feedback.
  • The average book sells less than 3,000 copies.
  • The numbers or your success shouldn’t dictate whether you write or not.
  • If God is telling you to write, do it.
  • Find a ruthless editor and get professional insight into all aspects of the book.

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