You need to convince an editor or publication that your story is worth telling. Make sure you’re not making these seven common pitching mistakes.
If you’ve thought about switching careers, you’ve undoubtedly encountered this classic dilemma: Pursue dream and be broke vs. Pay bills and stay in mediocre job It’s a pretty common dilemma for writers, artists,…
From pitching story ideas to keeping your grammar in check, here’s a roundup of some of our favorite resources for writers.
If you’re reading this sentence, you can find time to write. Here’s how to write more, even if you’re busy (and aren’t we all).
Bill Gates is famous as the co-founder of Microsoft, the richest person in the world, and as the co-founder of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. While his wealth alone doesn’t mean…
Alex wrote a special issue of National Geographic. A lot of students and readers have asked what it’s like to write the issue. Here are some takeaways.
It seems like everyone is an entrepreneur these days. There are solopreneurs, mompreneurs, teentrepreneurs. I recently joked with a friend that I’m a non-trepreneur. When it comes to putting myself out there,…
Rejection and criticism are made to be pesky roadblocks on the way to bigger and better things, but it would be a lot more productive if we thought of them as pit stops: places to reflect, recalibrate, and improve.
A client asks for your freelance writing rate, and you have no idea how to respond. Here’s a guide to help you figure out what to charge.
It can be tough to find writing jobs whether you’re a new or established writer. Here’s where, and how, to get started.