Literary agent and publisher Steve Laube is on the Creatively Christian podcast, interviewed by guest host Jake Doberenz. Steve covers many topics in this episode, including: The origin of creativityWhat makes Christian fiction “Christian”?The work of a literary agentDoes “platform” matter? Steve Laube has 40 years of experience in the Christian publishing industry, beginning as a bookseller. He formed The Steve Laube Agency in 2004 and became President of The Christian Writers Institute in 2016. Steve also founded Enclave Publishing (which he sold to Oasis Family Media in 2022). In 2009, he was named the ACFW Agent of the Year and has been inducted into the Grand Canyon University Hall of Fame by their College of Theology. This episode can also be found on YouTube. Show Notes The following resources were mentioned in the show or are useful resources recommended by the guests. Links might be marked as affiliates, meaning we earn a commission if you buy through the link. Blog post “Edgy Christian Fiction” by Steve Laube – https://stevelaube.com/edgy-christian-fiction“Saint Ben” by John Fischer – https://amzn.to/3Og9svD [Affiliate]Christian Writer’s Market Guide – https://christianwritersmarketguide.comCindy Woodsmall – https://amzn.to/3QhmElM [Affiliate]“Hidden Current” by Sharon Hinck – https://amzn.to/3HpPzA2 [Affiliate]The Elements of an Effective Book Proposal (Course) – https://learn.christianwritersinstitute.com/p/the-elements-of-an-effective-book-proposal Learn More About Our Guest You can follow this guest on several platforms, including: Twitter - https://twitter.com/stevelaubeagentFacebook - https://www.facebook.com/stevelaubeagency Credits Support this show and get access to exclusive content by donating at https://www.patreon.com/creativelychristian. This show is produced by Theophany Media (https://www.theophanymedia.com). The theme music is by Bill Brooks and Andrea Sandefur. Our logo is by Bill Brooks. This show is hosted by Brannon Hollingsworth, Andrea Sandefur, Dave Ebert, and Rachel Anna. Jake Doberenz produces. Follow Theophany Media and the podcast on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram.