This is what a decade of trial and error has taught me about blogging. I wish someone had told me these things years ago.
It’s a lot more than just a day off work. Labor Day represents the grit, ambition and hard work that built the United States.
There’s something special about indie bookstores: the passion from their booksellers, the creativity in their setups and their comforting environments.
The five-paragraph essay isn’t just useful in high school classrooms anymore. It has taken over the online writing community.
It can be difficult to squeeze a good book into our busy lives. If you find yourself with a free Saturday, here are the best short books to read in a day.
The last thing you need when having a baby during a pandemic are unexpected bills. But those bills are exactly what hospitals need.
What began more than 100 years ago in a battle between major New York newspapermen, yellow journalism now seems tailored to the digital age.
Book reviews, whether good or bad, can leave a lasting impact on writers. Let’s discuss if authors should be reading these book reviews at all.
Is it okay to write about real historical figures in a fiction book? Here are 4 questions you should ask yourself if you want to go down that road.
Sometimes the most difficult part of writing a book is simply finishing your manuscript. Here are some practical steps for getting it done.
American history is packed with legendary writers, particularly in the 1900’s. But who were the best American authors from the 20th century?
Writing a novel is a very personal process. For some, it is never-ending. But how long should it take?
I am going to attempt the impossible: Deliver a constructive opinion that everyone can support. (Maybe I’m the crazy one…)
As a writer, you should focus on reading books. But sometimes you just need to watch a good movie. Here are the five best recent films for writers.
The elusive Great American Novel. You’ve heard the term. What does it mean to you? And, in current American culture, is the term becoming outdated?
Some of the best authors, such as J.K. Rowling, Stephen King and Mark Twain, have used pseudonyms. But why? This calls for a pros and cons list.
Reading about writing can actually make you a better writer. Start with these 5 books about writing to help hone the craft of writing.
We are running out of time to save local, indie bookstores. Finally, a new online book retailer is here to fight for the little guy. Let’s support it.
According to Pete McCarthy, the late comedian and travel writer, you never pass a pub with your name on it. My wife and I traveled to Ireland to prove it.
Before tackling that next big project, understand these 7 steps to ensuring a successful final product.