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Eric Metaxas

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In a decidedly eclectic career, Eric Metaxas has written for VeggieTales, Chuck Colson, Rabbit Ears Productions and the New York Times, four things not ordinarily in the same sentence. He is a best-selling author whose biographies, children’s books, and works of popular apologetics have been translated into more than 25 languages.

FISH OUT OF WATER – Author Q&A

What was your inspiration for Fish Out of Water?

In the summer of 1988 I had a dream. In the dream I was ice-fishing on Candlewood Lake in Danbury, Connecticut, when a fish poked its snout out of the hole in the ice. Without spoiling things for the reader, I can certainly say that the dream was my inspiration — and not only for the book, but for the rest of my life ever since. The rest of the d

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FISH OUT OF WATER – Author Q&A


What was your inspiration for Fish Out of Water?
In the summer of 1988 I had a dream. In the dream I was ice-fishing on Candlewood Lake in Danbury, Co Read more of this blog post »
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