Once you know who your research is for, you can then determine what it means to create publishable research for them.
If you’re a student, your research isn’t just for your professor because your assignment likely imitates something outside your class.
Clearly understanding what you want in your research is important. Still more foundational, though, is grasping who it’s for.
Your research is worth protecting. Nobody will ever have more incentive to keep it safe than you do. So be sure you have a robust backup plan.
Seeing how others work can give us helpful ideas for honing our own craft. Here’s a behind-the-scenes look at my essay in “Scripture First.”
Alex Stewart provides a number of pro tips for busy writers in biblical studies. Alex stresses the importance of taking a long-term view of one’s writing.