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.
Inspiration on how to show, not tell.
Ready to revise? Use Roy Peter Clark’s 50 Writing Tools: Quick List to excise the bloat from your prose.
Tagline inspiration to help you perfect the phrase that welcomes readers to your blog.
Do you have a good blogging story? We’d love to hear it.
Because “I have nothing to write about” is always a false statement.
“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.
Words of creative wisdom, courtesy of Neil Gaiman.
Ditch that internal editor and write with courage, thanks to advice from Natalie Goldberg.
As Writing 101 winds down, we appreciate this quirky reminder from writer Ray Bradbury on the importance of reading and writing every day.