Inspiration Filter
  1. A Veteran Blogger’s Advice on Growing Traffic and Finding Community

    Six years into her blogging adventure, Susie Lindau has many solid insights to share.

    Inspiration
  2. Display a Short Bio on Your Front Page with a Widget

    Learn how three lifestyle bloggers introduce themselves on their homepage.

    Business
  3. Overcoming Fear: Readers Respond

    Readers share their insight and wisdom on handling failure and rejection when making art.

    Inspiration
  4. A Blogger’s Voice

    Through her blog, Ann Coleman has learned how to reject her inner critic and speak her mind, not only in her posts, but also in person. “My blog has brought me many gifts, but that is by far the one I appreciate the most.”

    Inspiration
  5. Fringe Association

    On the blog of Karen Templer, you’ll find knitting inspiration, free patterns, crochet and weaving ideas, and more.

    Crafts
  6. “There Is Always an After”: Kristen Twardowski on Writing Endings

    Author Kristen Twardowski shares her thoughts on writing endings.

    Inspiration
    Photo via Kristen Twardowski
  7. Writing to Help Others: Four Bloggers on What Pushes Them to Publish

    Why start a blog? For some, the answer is in the positive effect on their readers.

    Inspiration
  8. Post Ideas for People New to Business Blogging

    Post ideas for your business blog.

    Business
  9. The Pattern of a Writer’s Life in the Slow Turn of Seasons

    Get inspired by Andrea Stephenson’s musings on the writer’s life and the changing of seasons.

    Inspiration
    Photo via Harvesting Hecate
  10. Business Owners: Five Ways to Refresh Your Website Without a Blog

    Quick ways to refresh the front page of your business website—without a blog.

    Business
  11. “Yet now with the final of those projects all but completed, with nothing that necessarily infringes on the divide between work and life, I still find myself a little ambitious, a little restless, desiring progress and purpose in a creative outlet.”

    Inspiration
  12. Community Spotlight: Photoblogger Andy Moyle

    From landscape shots to architecture, a selection of Moyle’s recent Photo Challenge contributions.

    Animals
    "To me, a perfect example of differing textures are lichens on tree bark." Andy Moyle's photo of lichen on the Formonthills, in Fife, Scotland. Posted in response to the "Textures" Photo Challenge.
  13. I Write Down Wishes So That They Come True

    “Even at fifty, I feel the stirrings as strongly as a young shepherd boy who dropped everything he knew, crossed the desert, and ultimately found his  heart’s desire.” Musings on books and dreams by Michelle Terry, inspired by Paulo Coelho’s The Alchemist.

    Books
  14. Want to Get Hired by Your Favorite Rapper? Build a Website.

    Negele “Hospey” Hospedales wanted to be Chance the Rapper’s intern. So he built a website to get noticed.

    Business
  15. Writer (and Former Acrobat) Allison K. Williams on Overcoming Fear

    How do you dust yourself off after rejection and move ahead?

    Inspiration