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Jim Rubart is a novelist and marketer that I’ve known toward the beginning of my publishing career. He’s in my mastermind group. Jim loves his wife and two boys, which is really what I think of when I think of him (and isn’t that the best way to be known?).
How Our Stories Intersected
Jim and I met at Mount Hermon Christian Writers Conference in the mid 2000s. Shortly after, he got an agent and a book contract for his first novel, Rooms. This year, his novel The Five Times I Met Myself won book of the year!
In this episode we talk a lot about the artist’s insecurity, and how accomplishment doesn’t fill that gaping hole–only a steadfast relationship with Jesus does that. We must settle our worth because publishing (or any other thing we may pursue) cannot validate our lives.
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As in all my episodes, I pray for you at the end. It’s my sincere hope that you’ll walk away from the Restory Show changed and challenged.
They Help us Bring You More Stories
This episode is brought to you by Audible. Get your free audio book by going to http://www.audibletrial.com/restory. This week, I recommend any of Jim Rubart’s audio books that you can find here.
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