Whether it's content marketing, business copywriting, travel writing, or journalistic pieces, I just can't get enough of storytelling.
Why Super-Short Articles Can Build a Big Writing Career
Writing front-of-book (FOB) magazine pieces is a solid way to break into a magazine and build editorial relationships.
Don't Muzzle (or Muffle) Your Writing Voice | WritersDigest.com
How to locate, feed and direct that collection of quirks, perceptions and unconscious knowledge that forms the basis of your writer's voice.
Mark Twain's 10-Sentence Course on Branding and Marketing
Mark Twain was a marketer and a brand, far ahead of his time.
Waiting for Your Ship to Come In
Dreaming of food on an isolated island, where the supplies are often weeks late.
Why Do You Write? | Men with Pens
Where did it begin? What keeps you writing today? The motivations and inspirations behind the writing life.
The Johnny Cash Approach to Novel Writing
How assembling writing projects one piece at a time can make for mongrel writing—but how to make it more of a purebred.
Reading, a Love Story
The endless joys and rewards of reading
Agent Smackdown: East Coast vs. West Coast. Which is Better ...
The differences between how East and West Coast literary agents operate
Crafting a First-person Essay | WritersDigest.com
How to compose a first-person essay: its necessary parts, the flow, the spirited conclusion. What makes an essay work for readers.
The Short Happy Lives of Short Story Collections | WritersDigest.com
How short story collections struggle in the fiction market.
Take a Punctuation Mark Out to Lunch
The personalities (and ranging and surprising they are) of punctuation marks
Tequila and Cookies: Writing Perks to Push Your Pages
Why writers should reward themselves after they've made a deadline, published a piece, or even written the sentence of their lives.
On the Road: Wandering Book Artists Peter and Donna Thomas
Peter and Donna Thomas spent three full years building their “gypsy wagon bookmobile”—their book art studio-on-wheels—you know that their interpretation of time and of books is of a different measure.
How Not to Write Like an Idiot
How to prevent embarrassing writing mistakes.
Reject a Hit: War and Peace
A less-than-insightful literary agent rejects Mr. Tolstoy's masterpiece.