Writing Tip: Helping Others

The best and most efficient way to improve your writing is.... To help others with theirs. This may feel counterintuitive if your life looks anything like mine (busy from the moment you wake up until the moment you go to sleep). However, I believe that helping other writers only makes YOU a better writer. I … Continue reading Writing Tip: Helping Others

Beta Reader Process

Hey! I hope you had a chance to check out yesterday's video, Beta Readers Part 1, where I talked a little bit about betas. Today, I'm going to break down my own beta reading process for you. I stole the basic premise from author Jenna Moreci, but I clearly like people even less than she … Continue reading Beta Reader Process

Incorporating alpha reader feedback

So you've written your study, you've had some people read through it, you've gotten their feedback, and... now what? Incorporating alpha feedback should be rather painless, to be honest. For one, there isn't that much of it. And two, the things they are looking for are the things you suspected to be wrong anyway. I … Continue reading Incorporating alpha reader feedback

Alpha readers and your Bible study

I've mentioned on and off these creatures called alpha and beta readers. What are they and what do they do? In yesterday's video, I talked a bit about alpha readers. I want to dive in a little deeper to the role of alpha readers, the kinds of questions you'd want to ask them, and how … Continue reading Alpha readers and your Bible study

Editing – 3 reasons to take a break

Editing isn't the most fun part of writing, but believe me, it is the most necessary part. In yesterday's video, I talked about my own editing process. I broke editing down into three stages and you can go check that out. Over here, though, I want to talk about the importance of taking a break … Continue reading Editing – 3 reasons to take a break