WordCount’s occasional series on writing basics looks at the nut graph, the little paragraph with the big impact.
Good reads for writers this week from a famous author, the POTUS, and the biggest waste of time on the Internet.
Summertime and the living is easy. Kick back and enjoy the list of good reads for writers from this week.
A great quote can make a story, while a bad headline can keep you from reading one. Check out those and other good reads for writers from this week.
Behind-the-scenes on Broadway, the reality of covering a war, the six-figure blogger and more of this week’s good reads for writers.
This week’s good reads for writers come from freelancers and bloggers in the 2013 Blogathon.
My contribution to the Blogathon’s annual group Haiku Day pays homage to Mad Men’s penultimate season finale.
More on the Oregonian’s conversion to a digital-first news outlet, plus other good reads for writers from this week.
Pat Olsen discusses first-person profiles, stories written as if the writer is the person they’re writing about.
Writing short takes skill. Here’s how.