This is a list of the best writing tips on the internet. It’s a mix of common advice and personal insights from famous and not-so-famous authors.
Is Old Music Killing New Music?
Old songs now represent 70 percent of the U.S. music market, according to the latest numbers from MRC Data, a music-analytics firm. Those who make a living from new music—especially that endangered species known as the working musician—should look at these figures with fear and trembling.
Dare I add my child’s birthday invitation to my professional portfolio?
Write 5x more but write 5x less
There are 2 things I have come to believe about writing: The average person should write 5x more things than they do. The average written thing should be 5x shorter than it is. See? Write 5x more but write 5x less. Write more often, but make each thing you write shorter. I don’t care what it is.
The Ultimate Jim Steinman Tribute: the most objective, impartial (and extensive) ranking of his greatest tunes!
(April 23, 2020). As most people reading this know by now, the legendary singer/songwriter/producer (whose greatest contributions weren’t necessarily in that order) Jim Steinman died Monday, April 19. He was 73.
Marvel x Penguin Classics is the collab we’ve been waiting for.
What if… Marvel comics were being anthologized by Penguin Classics? Wonder no further, for that day is here! This morning, the publisher announced their new series, the Penguin Classics Marvel Collection, which means that Jane Eyre and Dorian Gray can share a shelf with some of the most iconic sup
Children should be able to walk and bike to school safely. But, in D.C., four have been hit in crosswalks in less than four weeks.
The latest incident was caught on video, prompting horror, outrage and calls for the city to do more to protect children.
How to Make Comics
Join us on a four-part journey through the art of comics.
On the Internet, We’re Always Famous
The fennec fox is the smallest fox on earth and cute as a button. It has mischievous dark eyes, a small black nose, and impish six-inch ears—each several times larger than its head.
My Time with Kurt Cobain
In early 1992, when I first met Kurt Cobain, he and Courtney Love were living in a little apartment in a two-up-two-down building on an ordinary street in the Fairfax section of Los Angeles.