The Anatomy of a Best-Selling Book (Infographic)

Posted 22 Dec 2016, by

Brendan Brown

Have you ever wanted to write a best-selling book? Although there is no magic formula for creating the next blockbuster novel, it turns out there are some commonalities between the most popular books of the past 100 years. By identifying things like genre popularity, content types and strategies, the best ...Read More

Writing a College Admissions Essay: The Ultimate Guide

Posted 20 Dec 2016, by


College application season is right around the corner, and there’s no such thing as starting too early on the most important several hundred words of your student life to date: your college admissions essay. The admissions essay can be the bane of your high school senior existence, one more thing ...Read More

7 Science-Backed Tips to Improve Your Writing (Infographic)

Posted 21 May 2016, by


When you want to improve your writing, you may not know exactly where to start.  You may know that reading your work out loud, getting feedback, writing drafts, and asking for the help of an editor are all ways to improve writing. However, ...Read More

The 80 Best Tools for Writers in 2016

Posted 26 Apr 2016, by


The  days of a writer hunched over her desk with pen and paper are long gone. Today’s writers can not only write with greater ease than ever before, but they also have an array of tools to help them with the entire process, from generating ideas to designing ...Read More

The 120 Most Helpful Websites For Writers in 2016

Posted 19 Mar 2016, by


Breaking into the world of writing can be a tough business. Whether you are building your freelance writing career or working on a novel, there are thousands of websites that provide resources for writers. But how do you know which ones are excellent and aren’t worth your while? To solve this ...Read More