Zinsser’s advice to write tight and bright hasn’t aged. Read more of my favorite tips from this widely-loved style manual.
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.
Reading Lawrence Wright’s Scientology tell-all, Going Clear, is like taking a master class in narrative nonfiction.
Should I publish ebooks on writing, blogging, freelancing – or all 3? Take this short survey to help me decide.
I would so very much appreciate it if people would really just stop using these words in stuff I have to edit.
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.