Over the 30 years I’ve been writing and editing professionally in the Christian market, I’ve seen a huge increase in the quality of our work. Craftsmanship is improving, and that’s encouraging. Writers and publishers are willing to take on weightier topics and engage them honestly. All of that is good.
However, returning to full-time editorial work last year (after six years in pastoral ministry) was a Rip Van Winkle experience. There have been distinct changes for the better, but familiar problems remain.
Attack these five symptoms, and you will eradicate from your prose the deadliest of all diseases, blogitis.