Three tips from recent posts on writing from Patti Moed, Kristen Lamb, and Stephen Carver.
“First rule: Do not use semicolons. All they do is show you’ve been to college.” Despite his semicolon antipathy, Kurt Vonnegut never fails to make me think, laugh — and write.
Margaret Atwood’s words will silence your inner critic and inspire you to write.
Virtue may be its own reward, but a pat on the back and a simple thanks is pretty great, too.
José Saramago reminds us that sometimes, there’s just a lot to say.
There’s beauty and insight to be found even in the most mundane moments of our everyday lives.
Words of creative wisdom, courtesy of Neil Gaiman.
Three ebooks, free as in air, to help nudge your creative muse and nurture your blog’s audience.
Today’s recommendation: a collection of true short stories compiled by one of my favorite writers, Paul Auster, for NPR’s National Story Project.
Wise words from Andrew Sullivan on the rewards and challenges of blogging.
The late Raymond Carver, a master of literary minimalism, has choice words for those of us who try too hard.
Visual storyteller Laura Cook can capture a story in one powerful snapshot. Here, she shares tips for taking pictures that are worth a thousand words.