On the Christian Publishing Show, I don’t just like talking with publishing insiders, I also like talking with folks in related industries. It is often in these related industries where some of the more revolutionary insights come from. One such industry is art. Authors and artists face many of the same challenges.

Today we will be talking with Matt Tommey, an artist from Asheville, North Carolina, internationally known Christian speaker & author of 4 books and mentor to hundreds of artists around the world. He is also the host of the Thriving Christian Artist Podcast.

Matt, welcome to the Christian Publishing Show!


  • What does it mean to get stuck as an author?
  • What are some of the roadblocks we face as creatives?
  • Why are so many authors “starving artists” and what can they do about it?
  • How do authors get unstuck?
  • What does it mean for an author to thrive?
  • How can authors thrive?
  • Let’s change gears and talk marketing, how should authors think about marketing their writing?
  • Where can our listeners find out more about you?


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