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The articles below have been written over many years for other online outlets and cover a variety of topics. Generally, the newest articles are at the top.


Columnist at The Write Life


7 Stress-Free Ways to Handle Notes From Your Book Editor

10 Ways to Stay Sane During the Book Editing Process

Boo! These Are The 10 Monsters Your Book Editor Fears Most

How to Use Track Changes to Collaborate on Edits With Ease

How to Prevent Every Writer’s Worst Nightmare: Losing Your Work

You Can’t Edit Your Own Book and Here are 7 Reasons Why

Review: Vellum Book Formatting Software

When is the Right Time to Hire a Book Editor?

A Word Count Guide for 18 Different Book Genres

What It’s Actually Like to Work With a Book Editor

This Crucial Skill Will Help You Get on Your Book Editor’s Good Side

How to Format a Book: 10 Tips Your Editor Wants You To Know

Editorially Speaking: Looking for a Book Editor? Here’s How Much You Should Expect to Pay

Editorially Speaking: How to Find a Book Editor You Can Trust

Self-Editing Basics: 10 Simple Ways to Edit Your Own Book


On Editing


M.S. Wordsmith: Blake Atwood’s All Apprentices: Quick Editing Tips – An interview

Book Launch Mentor: Great Editors: A List

Helping Writers Become Authors: Need a Good Book Editor? Top Recommendations

Publishing Addict (Radu Balas): How to Overcome the Fear of Working with an Editor

Helping Writers Become Authors (K.M. Weiland): 5 Ways to Endear Yourself to Your Book Editor

Live, Write, Thrive (C.S. Lakin): Don’t Fear the Reaper: Why Writers Need Editor

The Rocking Self Publishing Podcast (Simon Whistler): Copyediting Essentials (and Why Every Author Needs a Copyeditor)

Write Nonfiction Now (Nina Amir): What Not to Do When Working with an Editor

Social Media Just for Writers (Frances Caballo): How Hurry Kills Good Books


On Ghostwriting


Andilit (Andi Cumbo-Floyd): How to Break into Ghostwriting

The Write Life: A Lucrative Niche for Writers: How to Become a Ghostwriter

The Write Life: Become a Ghostwriter: Here’s How to Write in Someone Else’s Voice


On Writing


Nonfiction Authors Association: Introducing Chapter Leader Blake Atwood of Dallas, Texas

The Write Life: About to Respond to a Negative Review of Your Book? Read This First

The Write Practice: The Ideal Schedule to Become a More Productive Writer


On Breaking Bad


The Washington Post: Walter White and the Gospel According to ‘Breaking Bad’

The Huffington Post: ‘Breaking Bad’ Philosophy: The Hit TV Show That’s Also A Morality Play

The Huffington Post: The Gospel According to Breaking Bad: An Interview With Blake Atwood

Relevant Magazine: What ‘Breaking Bad’ Can Teach Us

Readerly: Author Interview: Blake Atwood

The Everyday Author: Author Origins: Blake Atwood

Storymen Podcast: Extra: The Gospel According to Breaking Bad with Blake Atwood

Norville Rogers: Better Call Saul Pilot Review by The Gospel According to Breaking Bad Author Blake Atwood


On Life, the Universe, and Everything


Christian Parenting: Why New Dads Should Go on a Post-Partum Diet

Christian Parenting: How Deep Is the Father’s Love For Us, Really?

The Wall Street Journal: ‘Most Likely to Succeed’ Burden

Relevant Magazine: God Screams with Us

Relevant Magazine: Breaking Bad, Breaking Sin

Relevant Magazine: The Invention of Lying (and Religion)

Relevant Magazine: The Incarnational Lessons of Undercover Boss

Art House Dallas: Everyone Needs an Editor

Art House Dallas: The Tentacled Temptations of Technology

Art House Dallas: The Disciplined Life