Content Writing

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

Figurative Language: How to Spice Up Your Writing

A Big, Fat List of 91 Literary Devices to Help You Dazzle Your Readers

12 Writing Styles to Know as You Cultivate Your Craft

How to Write a Lead: 9 Ways to Nail Your Opening

How to Do Keyword Research Without Selling Your Soul to the SEO Gods

How to Write a Blog Post in 2024, Step by Step

Written Content Tips: 8 Pointers to Punch Up Your Prose, With or Without AI

How to Write Headlines That Align with Your Goals: 5 Details to Consider

I Left Social Media and My Audience Grew. 12 Tips That Helped Regarding SEO for Writers

News Lead Examples: How to Nail Your Opening Line

Summary Lead Examples: How To Nail the Opening of a News Story

Anecdotal Lead Examples: How to Captivate Readers with Quick, Short Stories

Editorial Calendar Tips: 5 Components to Consider

Schema Markup in SEO: The 31 Ways Google Shows Your Content as ‘Rich Results’

How to Use Google Docs Like a Professional Editor: 31 Shortcuts to Know

What Is Content Marketing, And Why Should I Care in 2023?

How to Create Content Efficiently: 3 Ps for Success

The Informative Essay: How to Educate Your Readers (Without Being Snarky or Sleazy)

What Is a Subheading? (And Why Should I Care?)

My Editorial Disclosures

How to Write an Editorial, in 6 Steps

How to Cite Sources in Articles (And 3 Tips for Doing So Quickly)

The Inverted Pyramid: How to Write with Clarity and Engage Readers

How to Write a Good Lead: 9 Winning Formulas

How To Create And Use A Template To Write Articles

Writing Powerful Headlines: 4 Psychology-Backed Copywriting Tips

3 Quick Ways To Source Quality Research For Your Articles

Business Writing Examples: 5 Ways I Use Writing To Power My Online Business

How To Consistently “Get In The Zone” And Produce Great Writing

Why Second Drafts Are So Agonizing

To Make Writing Habits Stick And Reach Your Goals, Overcome "Biggest Loser Paradox"

Ghostwriting Jobs: How To Build Your "Mimicking Muscles"

What Confident, Successful Writers Know About Impostor Syndrome

3 Tips For Writing Articles Consistently If You Have A Day Job

101 Writing Prompts to Get Ideas Moving

How To Increase Clicks On Your Article Headlines

3 Blogging Tasks That Are Easy To Outsource

3 *More* Tips For Writing Articles Consistently If You Have A Day Job

3 Odd Workflows I Use To Get More Out Of Weekly Writing Sessions

Will The Washington Post’s Robot Writer Take All The Gigs?

Tips For Writing An Article When You Live In A Chaotic, High-Interruption Environment

How To Get Your Groove Back After A Writing Rut