Friday, August 9, 2013

Once Unknown, 'The Shack' Sparks Discussion

Published in 2007, The Shack: Where Tragedy Confronts Eternity still resonates with many Christians, but the story behind the story is almost as fascinating. The Shack was self-published by William P. Young, who at the time, was a hotel night clerk. He wrote the book to be a Christmas gift for his children, not intending to have it published. However, that all changed due to the urging of family and friends to have the book published.

The book was overlooked by many the first year it was in print, but soon this little paperback became a USA Today bestseller and was the No. 1 trade fiction seller on the New York Times best sellers list from June 2008 to early 2010. Since then, the book has been released in hard cover and translated into over 30 languages including Spanish, German, and Croatian. Over 18 million copies of the book has been published.
(Read more at Believe.com)


Just like many of you, it was time for some fall cleaning at Writer of Pop and we collected a dozen CDs to give away in the process. It's a great way to score some new music. These CDs have only been played a few times by myself and were given to me for review purposes, so if you are okay with the fact that they are not wrapped in cellophane, then please, enter today.