In The Golden Notebook, Doris Lessing writes that the words “good” and “nice” don’t mean anything; they’re not words to be used in a novel. What words to do you think are overused? What are your words of habit and can you write for a week without them?
What Wayne Gretzky and Michael Jordan can teach you about writing.
New to WordPress.com and pondering the perfect blog name? Or, been around for a while but sense the need to change? Let’s brainstorm together.
Today, it’s all about books we love. We’re sharing ours. Will you share yours?
Listening to writers talk about their craft can be more illuminating than even the best “writing advice.”
Inspiration on how to show, not tell.
From short weekly essays to books from 196 countries, here are reading recommendations that we hope might also inspire you to launch something new in 2015.
When we get stuck in our creative process, one of the best things we can do is change the channel.
Ready to revise? Use Roy Peter Clark’s 50 Writing Tools: Quick List to excise the bloat from your prose.
Sometimes, changing our site’s look can re-energize our blogging — and our readers.
Today’s bit of inspiration comes from a piece on vertical writing by Nick Ripatrazone, a staff writer at The Millions.
Thanks to all who participated in Photography 101: A Photo a Day.