Working for free and pulling all nighters were two stupid things I did during school that paid off later in my career.
Zinsser’s advice to write tight and bright hasn’t aged. Read more of my favorite tips from this widely-loved style manual.
A story is only as good as the research that goes into it. Here’s how to get better at digging up data, without adding a lot of extra time.
In this guest post, freelance writer Hobart Swan explains how to use mind-mapping software to tap into the fantastic ideas trapped in your head.
Just because you finished writing doesn’t mean your story is ready to submit. Here’s a handy list of things to check before hitting “Send.”
When it comes to covering science and technology, the well-known writing coach says to use plain language, proceed in logical order, and above all, be yourself.
In this guest post, literary translator Lise Capitan offers easy ways to proof your writing before sending it off to an editor or client.
This installment of the weekly Dear WordCount writing advice column shares 8 simple do’s and don’ts for covering a speech or talk.
This installment of the weekly writing advice column looks at the proper use of bullet lists, including how to write intros and proper grammatical structure.
Running a list of your best-ever posts is great for driving traffic or introducing yourself to new readers. Read on for more reasons and how to create your own.