Handmade Tales

Automation has made it possible to produce so many objects — from bread to shoes — without the intervention of human hands (assuming that pressing a button doesn’t count). What things do you still prefer in their traditional, handmade version?

Visual Storytelling: Tips from Photographer Laura Cook

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.

Talking Taboo: Writing About Sensitive Topics

Blogs aren’t blogs without opinions — but putting yours out there can be scary. With a few basic guidelines, you can dive into the most divisive topics with confidence.

Community Pool

If you have a post, page, or idea you want to bounce off someone, leave a comment. Your fellow bloggers…

Revisiting Your UVP: Why Should We Read *You*?

Have you figured out your UVP, or unique value proposition, yet? Consider your niche, place on the internet, and what makes you you.

Welcome to week two, Writing 201-ers! Here’s your new workshop: intros and hooks.