How-to posts from the archives.

Online Writing and Strategy

Content Writing

How-to posts on writing craft, structure, style, and strategy.

Email Writing and Marketing

Posts on how to start and scale an email newsletter using forms, newsletters, and automations.

PR, Media, and Pitching

How-to posts on the ins and outs of earned media: targeting, pitching, and getting featured online.

Copywriting and Persuasion

Posts focused specifically on writing marketing or advertising copy, with a goal to have readers take action.

Tools and Reviews

Honest recaps and reviews of my favorite people and products on the internet.

How to Medium

Tips specifically for writing and publishing stories on, an open-source platform.

How to Notion

Tips and tricks for getting started in Notion, a freemium productivity and writing app.

Special Topics and Passion Projects

The 700-Word Read

A passion project. Stories and anecdotes, meticulously edited, that always park under 700 words to practice brevity.

Night School

A passion project. Articles about journalism school, written in the style of literary journalism.

How to Write for X

Articles about pitching a specific publication as a contributor or freelance writer.


Posts on the LGBTQ economy, market trends, and issues of importance.

Fast Company Articles

Articles originally written for Fast Company, reprinted here with permission from the publication. Articles

Articles originally written for, reprinted here with permission from the publication.

The Rest

Freelancing and Business

Posts that cover both current trends in online business and the day-to-day experience of being a business owner.

Productivity and Behavior

How we think, how we behave, and posts on how both can be shaped and improved.

Social Media

How-to posts and ideas for publishing to social media accounts, along with commentary on the industry.


Articles related to news writing, reportage, or freelance writing skills.

Cornerstone Content

A six-part beginner's guide on writing cornerstone content: foundational long-form content that lives on your website.


One-off posts on a variety of miscellaneous topics.


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