Inspiration Filter
  1. 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
  2. How Do You Move Past Rejection? A Writer Reflects

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

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  3. How Soprano Charlotte Hoather Took Her Singing — and Blogging — to New Heights

    The up-and-coming singer shares insight on building community, using social media, and finding time to blog even on busy weeks.

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    Images courtesy of Charlotte Hoather, with kind permission of Waterperry Opera Festival.
  4. Charlotte Hoather, Soprano

    If you ever wondered what an opera singer’s daily life looks like, you’ll love Charlotte Hoather’s blog, where the British soprano invites visitors and fans behind the scenes (and occasionally on stage, too).

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  5. Inspiration Station: Three Bloggers on Why They Write

    Get inspired by these three bloggers who share why they write.

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    Photo by rawpixel.com from Pexels.
  6. Ten Reasons Why Students Should Read Whole Books over Excerpts

    As the school year is kicking into gear in many countries, Cari White, a librarian in Texas, gives parents and educators 10 reasons to encourage young readers to tackle entire works.

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  7. Five Ways to Build Your Audience

    Five ways to earn fans and followers for your blog.

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  8. Five Post Ideas for Your Business Blog

    Five post ideas to get your business blog fire burning brightly.

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    Photo by Loe Moshkovska from Pexels
  9. Philately. Lately.

    Lovers of all things postal, rejoice! At Philately. Lately., Poland-based blogger Octavian shares treasures from his vast stamp collection, one post (no pun intended. Maybe.) at a time.

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  10. The Seven Habits of Highly Effective Bloggers

    Cristian Mihai has been a prolific blogger for years; in this post, he shares his hard-earned insight into the things that can help people build — and maintain — a blogging rhythm and an audience.

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    Image by Cheri Lucas Rowlands
  11. Two Well-Curated Sites to Explore — and What They Teach Us about Sharing Others’ Content

    On the delicate art of being a generous, upright web citizen while adding your personal touch to anything you publish on your site.

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  12. Your Recommended Reading: The Books You Didn’t Know You Needed

    Ann Patchett recommends four books that helped her process her stepfather’s passing.

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    Photo by Min An from Pexels
  13. The Well-Tended Sidebar: How Three Sites Use Widgets Effectively

    Widgets can help guide your visitors to take specific actions or explore more content on your site.

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    A glimpse of the content-rich sidebar at The Zero-Waste Chef.
  14. A Dose of Inspiration: Three Perspectives on Writing

    Love to write but sometimes need a boost? Read fellow writers’ insights on the craft.

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  15. Chaotic Shapes

    Brandon Knoll is a young artist drawn to geometry. In his posts he often shares works-in-progress and discusses the highs and lows of the creative process.

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