254 articles found

Where’s the mystery?

A writer laments the ubiquity of the author photo and the culture of celebrity.

By Patti Flinn | Published: November 29, 2011

Travel that pays

Check out the writer’s useful pegs for salable articles—and make sure you don’t forget the photos.

By Kayleen Reusser | Published: October 29, 2011

Journaling and yoga add up to a recipe for effective writing

Writing Yoga: A Guide to Keeping a Practice Journal by Bruce Black. Rodmell Press, 176 pages. Paper or digital, $14.95. Bum knees started writer, teacher and lifelong runner Bruce Black on a midlife transition to yoga student. He would’ve been content with a joint-friendly fitness regime. But when his yoga teacher encouraged him to start journaling, …

By Kristin Sutter | Published: October 10, 2011

Who or whom?

A wordsmith offers some modern rules to live by for one of grammar’s knotty questions.

By Arthur Plotnik | Published: September 29, 2011

How top freelancers do it

Successful freelance writers share practical tips for staying busy in the current economy (part 5 of 5)

By Debbe Geiger | Published: September 29, 2011

A guy finds his way into a top women’s magazine

Men, I think, traditionally tend to write for men’s publications and women for women’s publications. It’s probably in our DNA. But what happens when a guy has the desire, the sensibility, and (one hopes) the skill to break out beyond his gender and into the massive (and potentially lucrative) world of women’s magazines? Basically, you …

By Charlie Teljeur | Published: September 29, 2011