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  1. “Monotony Is a Luxury”: A Reading List of Black Writers and Journalists

    Read powerful writing from black writers and journalists in this reading list.

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  2. “Unite & Represent”: Asian American Writers on WordPress

    We’re a sponsor of this year’s annual conference of the Asian American Journalists Association! Here’s a showcase of Asian American writers that have built their online presence with WordPress.

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    The WordPress website of Esmé Weijun Wang.
  3. Lit Lovers, Rejoice: Electric Literature Moves to WordPress

    Love to read and write? Explore Electric Literature, now on WordPress.

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  4. How Shivya Nath Turned Her Travel Blog into a Book

    The Shooting Star blogger talks about nomadic life, building a readership that cares, and avoiding the pitfalls of overtourism.

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    Images courtesy of Shivya Nath
  5. How Do You Move Past Rejection? A Writer Reflects

    For Holland Rae, a “no” can be deflating — but also energizing.

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  6. Abridged Classics: Summaries of Books You Were Supposed to Read (But Probably Didn’t)

    Wrong Hands illustrator John Atkinson blends cartoons, literature, and humor in his new book, Abridged Classics.

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    All images courtesy of John Atkinson at Wrong Hands
  7. The Power of Reading: Connecting People Around the World Through Books

    In a guest post, author Ann Morgan—the blogger at A Year of Reading the World—reflects on her 2017 project, “Postcards from my bookshelf.”

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    Author Ann Morgan of A Year of Reading the World in Crete.
  8. Text, Don’t Call: An Interview with Introvert and Cartoonist Aaron Caycedo-Kimura

    An interview with an introvert and author of Text, Don’t Call: An Illustrated Guide to the Introverted Life.

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    All images below are excerpted from TEXT, DON’T CALL: An Illustrated Guide to the Introverted Life by Aaron Caycedo-Kimura with the permission of TarcherPerigee, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC. Copyright© 2017 by Aaron T. Caycedo-Kimura.

  9. Jerry Mahoney on Launching a Website For His Books

    Author Jerry Mahoney talks about his new website for his book series.

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  10. Fairy Tales, Reimagined: A New Series from Jerry Mahoney

    Author Jerry Mahoney talks about writing his first book series for young readers.

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  11. Three Ways to Take Your Website Visitors Behind the Scenes

    Looking to engage your visitors? Here are three ways to share your creation process with them.

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    Image by Kerry at Love Those "Hands at Home."
  12. Get it Done! What’s Your Best Tip for Sitting Down to Write?

    When it comes to writing, how do you get it done?

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  13. Advice from Phillip Lopate on Writing About Your Own Life

    Writer Lois Roelofs shares tips on memoir and nonfiction writing from Phillip Lopate.

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    Image by Lois Roelofs
  14. Advice from Bestselling Author Jennifer Keishin Armstrong

    Writing tips from author and pop culture writer Jennifer Keishin Armstrong.

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  15. How Three Authors Promote Their Books with Widgets

    Promote your books with text and image widgets.

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