How to Amplify your Writing Career or 6 Bad Writing Habits to Drop Right Now
Journalism / writing

How to Amplify your Writing Career or 6 Bad Writing Habits to Drop Right Now

Please welcome guest blogger, Linda Craig. She is a blogger and freelance journalist so spends a lot of time at the keyboard, putting virtual pen to paper. Today, she’s going to share what she avoids in her professional writing. A few of these suggestions may surprise you: As a creative writer, you really need to develop … Continue reading

5 Must-have tools for Writers Conferences
Journalism / writers resources

5 Must-have tools for Writers Conferences

It’s summer, time for writers to recharge our cerebral batteries. That could mean reading, going on field trips, spending time with online PLNs, or taking calls from family members who usually end up at voice mail. For many, it means attending conferences like Writers Digest “Conference July 31-August 2 and the Writers’ Police Academy August … Continue reading

Journalism / writers tips

Writers Tip #67: Three Tips from Carl Zimmer

Today’s tip: Comes from Carl Zimmer, author of A Planet of Viruses, The Tangled Bank, and Brain Cuttings. He writes a regular column about science for the New York Times and a blog for Discover Magazine, where he is also a contributing editor and columnist. He is the author of ten books, the most recent A Planet of Viruses. Since I love writing about science (even have my own rarely-visited science blog), I’m drawn to people like Edward O. Wilson and John McPhee and… Continue reading

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Announcement: I’m Writing a Column For Write Anything

Write Anything, the bloggers associated with Emergent Publishing, is one of the most eclectic groups I’ve ever met. They live all over the world–Australia, London, France, USA. They write anything from sci fi to historic fiction to creative non-fiction. Some are full-time writers. Some want to be. One’s a self-proclaimed ‘Marxist horror writer’. Can you … Continue reading