How to find your writer's voice: 20 writers weigh in (+ an awesome infographic)

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Your writer's voice can sometimes feel like this elusive, nebulous thing. Many writers say that  you don't know when you'll find it, but when you do, it's like love at first sight - you just just know. I believe you can cultivate your…

Why You Shouldn't Just Write Like You Talk

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Do you have a dog voice? No, seriously, do you? I do. It's pretty bad. I call my dog pooneetchk baby and other ridiculous things I am embarrassed to share. And my dog voice is only one of the many ways that I talk. When I used to…

An easy 5 minute exercise to help you tackle blogger's block

So you've created your blogging plan. You have a good idea to write about. You sit down, open your blogging platform, create a new post...and then what? You can read lots of articles about the perfect blog post (like this one from Buffer,…

Try this writing hack on your website content. Your readers will thank you.

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There's a simple technique you can do today to make your writing better. It doesn't take much time, and doesn't require much work on your part. What is it? Being more specific. Here's what I mean: Nouns and verbs can be vague and…

4 Things Blogging and Shaving Your Head Have in Common

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Let me take you on a little journey, back to an ashram in India, when I was 20 years old. I had been in India for about a month and a half, and I was seriously thinking about shaving my head. About 8 months before, I had done something…