“There are three rules for writing a book,” a famous author once said. “Unfortunately, no one knows what they are!” It’s true—to some extent, the process of writing a book is shrouded in mystery, and is probably the main reason why so many potential authors are simply treading water. They just don’t know how to get started. Writing the Christian Nonfiction Book: Concept to Contract takes the confusion out of the process. Based on Dave Fessenden’s regular column in Cross & Quill magazine and the seminars he teaches at Christian writers’ conferences across the country, the book presents eight steps every author must take to be successfully published.