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Learning to Write with William Zinsser

In his book, On Writing Well, William Zinsser says all writers should read E.B. White’s The Elements of Style once a year. I feel the same way about his book, though admittedly I hadn’t

What Does “News Sense” Mean for a Blogger?

I’ve recently started writing for a local food publication, which is the closest to journalism I’ve come in a few years. A colleague has commented a couple of times on my ability to find

4 Reasons You Need an Editorial Calendar {Craft Your Blog}

I am usually a planner by nature, but you wouldn’t know it lately. After writing a few weeks ago about how much I love to do lists and calendars, I haven’t been using either

My 3 Favorite Productivity Tools

I get a lot of things done. I don’t always feel like I do, but usually, when I can be objective about it, I realize that I really accomplish a lot. I ended a

5 Things You Can Do to Make Sponsored Post Clients Love You

There’s been a lot of talk lately in my little corner of the blogging world about professionalism and being a writer versus being a blogger versus being more of a reporter or writing for

Social Media Made Easier with The Art of Social Media {Craft Your Blog}

If you’ve been around the Internet much at all you’ve probably heard of Guy Kawasaki. The former chief evangelist at Apple (what a great job title!), he’s now the chief evangelist at the online

The Easiest Way to Get Rich Pins, And Why You Would Want To {Craft Your Blog}

If you’ve been around Pinterest much you’ve probably noticed that when you click on some pins, they’re nicer than others. It’s most obvious on recipe posts, which look like this: You see the author,