- Choose a topic that will never go out of date.
- Be a person whose life embodies the topic.
- Think and pray hard about the topic.
- Be willing to sacrifice everything for the topic.
- Write a great first paragraph.
- Sustain the power of your first paragraph for the length of your book.
- Finish the book before you die as a martyr for the cause of Christ.
“Cheap grace is the deadly enemy of our Church.
We are fighting today for costly grace.”
Dietrich Bonhoeffer, The Cost of Discipleship.