Helps and Tips

Why Christians Need a Christian Editor

A Christian editor will generally understand another Christian’s point of view. When working on material where he has limited knowledge, a good editor will read and study the subject matter. A good editor needs to have a working knowledge of the author’s choice of material. A good editor’s personal study and note taking enables the […]

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The Most Common Mistake of Christian Authors

Perhaps the most common mistake I see Christians make is secularizing a Christian book to capture a market. What is secularizing a book? Using worldly terms to appeal to a non-Christian audience. Attempting to attract the unsaved by lowering biblical standards as opposed to standing on Christian principles and uplifting what the Word of God […]

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Christian Writing

You are a Christian and you have a message or a story to tell. Should you write it? Would anyone buy it? Would it be worth the trouble? The short answer is: write it. It is impossible to understand the impact your writing can have on those around you. But even if the only person […]

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Christian Editing

The aim of a Christian Editor is somewhat different than that of any other editor. A Christian Editor wants to see a work glorify God and present the wonderfulness of Christ to a non-Christian and Christian audience. Christians have real answers to real problems in the world. A good Christian Editor wants to be part […]

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The Power of the Comma

There is nothing more confusing in English grammar than the use of the comma. The comma has the ability to completely alter the meaning of a sentence and even a word. For example, compare the following two sentences: “What is this thing called love?” “What is this thing called, love?” The comma in the second […]

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Why Do You Need an Editor?

It is nearly impossible to edit your own work thoroughly. Even if you have a strong command of the English language and are adept at grammar and punctuation, you remain too close to your own work to see it objectively. You wrote it. You breathed it. You even dreamed about it. Being so close to […]

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