BARBARA’S BOOK

Publishers Weekly, starred review
"Wrestling with God: Stories of Doubt and Faith" book cover with photo of author Barbara Falconer Newhall

"Any seeker of any faith will be blessed to read the words of this fine author and observer."

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The Writing Room

I’m a writer who loves to talk about writing, so if you’re a writer or an aspiring writer I hope you'll stop by now and then and keep me company . . . You’ll find writing tips here as well as my thoughts on the writing life. Watch out, though. The Grammar Geek will be putting in her two cents from time to time.

Kudos for Wrestling with God — The Author Shamelessly Keeps Score

Kudos -- the Clarion Foreword Reviews logo.

Today I shamelessly brag about the kudos that “Wrestling with God: Stories of Doubt and Faith” has earned: lots of nice reviews and prizes. Read more.

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Meet Me in Minneapolis — At the Twin Cities Book Festival

A man with a backpack looks for books at the Bay Area Book Festival. Unllke the Twin Cities Book Festival, the BA festival was held outdoors. Photo by Barbara Newhall

I’ll be giving away copies of “Wrestling with God” at the Twin Cities Book Festival on Saturday to anyone who donates $14 or more to Language Central. Read more.

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Book Contests — My Big Starter List for Authors

Book contests. An IPPY award certificate on a winning writer's desk. Photo by Barbara Newhall

Want to win some book contests? If you’re self-published or an author published by a small, independent press — here’s a starter list of contests to enter. Read more.

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Kirkus Reviews ‘Wrestling with God’ This Month

Cover of the Sept. 1, 2016, Kirkus Review, which contains a review of "Wrestling with God" by Barbara Falconer Newhall

Kirkus reviews ‘Wrestling with God: Stories of Doubt and Faith” in its print edition this month. Read more.

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Brooke Warner: Getting Published Is Easier Than Ever. Getting Discovered, Not So Much

Cover of 2016 book by Brooke Warner, "Green Light Your Book."

Author-publisher Brooke Warner says turning an idea into a published book is easier and more respectable than ever. Anyone with a little cash and lots of time can do it. But getting your book into the hands of paying readers — that’s something else. Read more.

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My Goodreads Book Giveaway Starts Tomorrow

Goodreads book giveaway. Easy chair and bookcases at Book Passage bookstore, Corte Madera. Photo by Barbara Newhall

A Goodreads book giveaway for “Wrestling with God” starts June 24 — to celebrate the awards that “Wrestling with God” has won. Read more.

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