Sundin #D70 ©2008 Linda Johnson Photography web (2)Greetings from Sarah Sundin in California. Today I have the honor of interviewing Janet Chester Bly. She and her late husband, Stephen Bly, individually and as co-authors, have 120 published titles! I’m looking forward to hearing wisdom from a true veteran in the field of Christian writing.

CAN Janet BlyJanet, how did you get into writing?

When my late husband, Stephen Bly, got God’s call into ministry, graduated from seminary, and began to pastor a church, I wanted to know His will for me too. That began a search of several years for my own spiritual gifts meant to benefit the church and other believers. One day a friend handed me a brochure to Mount Hermon Christian Writers Conference. I attended that year of 1975. Got excited about the whole venture of writing. Eventually, got my husband involved too. I took a book proposal of his to the conference in 1980. Two different editors were interested. His first book was published in 1981.

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