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.
You’ve crafted a stellar opening sentence — but how do you end your post? Here are some ideas to consider.
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.
Ditch that internal editor and write with courage, thanks to advice from Natalie Goldberg.
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As Writing 101 winds down, we appreciate this quirky reminder from writer Ray Bradbury on the importance of reading and writing every day.
The writing process involves more than just writing. In Haruki Murakami’s memoir, What I Talk About When I Talk About Running, we learn about his thought process and passion for a physical activity that also inspires his craft.
Having a hard time finding a topic for your next post? Give one of these ideas a try.
Feeling bogged down with a severe case of bloggers’ block? These tips will help you tap your way back to blogging bliss.
Need a jolt of inspiration? This Bukowski poem reminds us of the power of writing, and make us feel good about putting pen to paper.
No matter what topic you write about, engaging your readers should always be among your top priorities. Here are three storytelling tricks we can learn from fiction writers.