Chad R. Allen (@chadrallen) is a writer, speaker, editor, and writing coach. His mission is to help creative people find their voice and do their art. He serves as editorial director of Baker Books, a division of Baker Publishing Group, where he has worked for fifteen years. He has been honored to work with such bestselling authors as Mark Batterson, Kyle Idleman, Caroline Leaf, Michael Hyatt, John Burke, Phyllis Tickle, and Chip Ingram. He blogs for writers and other creatives at www.chadrallen.com and has been published in such online places as LifeHacker, The Accidental Creative, MichaelHyatt.com, Goinswriter.com, and The Good Men Project. He’s also the creator of the online course Book Proposal Academy and BookCamp, a mentoring and community hub for writers.