Jennifer De Chiara Literary Agency Fires Agent for Having Parler and Gab Accounts
The Jennifer De Chiara Literary Agency fired literary agent Colleen Oefelein after the firm discovered she had accounts on social media sites Parler and Gab. Oefelein had publicly acknowledged starting the accounts two months earlier.
Kate Hartson, Former Editor With Center Street for Supporting Donald Trump
Kate Hartson, former editor with Center Street, was recently fired, “for political reasons,” she says. The New York Times reports that her colleagues considered her a “true believer” in Donald Trump.
In an industry where imagination and words are the tools of the trade, such actions should give all authors pause for concern.
The “Information Establishment” shapes minds with words. When only one voice is heard, that is propaganda.
The “Entertainment Establishment” creates false reality and has the ability to make what is evil appear good and what is pure to appear prudish.
The “Academic Establishment” shapes young minds and is the recruiting field for the expanding army of thought police.
The “Political Establishment” enacts laws and sets public policy to insure its citizens remain in line.
The “Corporate Establishment” decides who works, eats, and lives in comfort or squalor.
All the above establishments exists within the kingdom of man.
Only in the Kingdom of God will you find free will for all, love for all from God, and the freedom to live without sin and hate through the Spirit of Christ. Those in Christ are not called to wage war on the kingdom of man. That is above our pay grade. Instead, we are called to pray that God’s words go forth and proclaim his Good News. Let us endeavor to speak, write, and teach until they silence our voices.
All authors of Christian fiction are welcome to enter. They do not have to be members of any set group. There are seven categories available: Long Contemporary, Short Contemporary, Long Historical, Short Historical, Women’s Fiction, Romantic Suspense, and Novella.
The FHLRCA is the only contest that is solely for Christian fiction and judged by readers of Christian fiction who are not involved in the writing industry. This is an excellent opportunity to get your author’s work in front of new readers who love to tell fellow readers about books they love.