News & Views
In writing, as in love, things can go bad and you don’t always know why.
The lead is one of the main building blocks of writing. Here are 7 types of leads, all of which will leave readers wanting more.
Use other people’s time off to get a jump on your own business. Here’s how.
Bloggers who get the most out of an event like the WordCount Blogathon are like marathoners, they plan for it.
Reading Lawrence Wright’s Scientology tell-all, Going Clear, is like taking a master class in narrative nonfiction.
After I wrote about the death of my dog and faithful work partner, other freelancers shared stories about their own office buddies. Here are some.
Sometimes all you need to tell a story is your phone. Here’s my story from Portland’s biggest parade of the year.
What’s a blogging marathon without theme days? We’re bringing back 3 favorites: a guest post exchange, haiku day, and word cloud day. Click for details.
I couldn’t function without these apps for doing research, saving notes, promoting my work and keeping myself on task.
Track an event like the 2014 FLX/WordCount Blogathon with a saved search, public list or by embedding a widget on your blog’s front page to stream tweets.