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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. “I’m more of a binge writer. I have to pull way back and let my creative pulse breathe. Then, at some point, I go in and I write and write and write…. As I’ve gotten older, I’ve learned to respect the cyclic nature of my creative life.”

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  4. Writer Resolutions For The New Year (And How You Can Achieve Them)

    K.M. Allan offers other aspiring authors tips for sustainable writing resolutions to keep in 2018 and beyond, from celebrating success to building healthy habits.

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  5. Should You Write Every Day? A Close Look at the Oldest Piece of Writing Advice

    Nathaniel Tower is a writer with a family and a full-time job — and his position on whether or not a daily writing habit is crucial has become more nuanced over time.

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  6. 365 Days of Inspiration: Our Readers’ Favorite Stories on Writing and Building Community

    From writing advice to hands-on blogging tips, these are 2017’s community favorites.

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    Art by Zach Ramey, from Two Way Tree, his and Jennifer Ramey's art blog.
  7. The Well-Thumbed Reader

    Mikaela, the high-school student behind The Well-Thumbed Reader, publishes book reviews and reading-related posts, as well as helpful guides and tips to help other aspiring book bloggers.

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  8. Betsy Lerner

    Betsy Lerner is a literary agent and author of Bridge LadiesThe Forest for the Trees, and Food and Loathing. On her personal blog, you’ll find thoughts on writing, publishing, and more. 

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  9. 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.

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

    Author Kristen Twardowski shares her thoughts on writing endings.

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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. Writer’s Block, Rainy Days, and 1,000 Followers

    Blogger Sherina on finding what to say to her (growing) audience: “Something is better than nothing; as many writers have noted, you can’t edit a blank page.”

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  14. From Blog to Book: Five Things I Learned along the Way

    After a long wait, C. N. Lester’s book Trans Like Me is out — so they take the opportunity to share advice any blogger-who’s-also-an-aspiring-author would find valuable.

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  15. Write Along with Me

    In preparation for a writing conference, writer and ex-nurse Lois Roelofs reads and shares what she’s learned from Phillip Lopate’s Writing Personal Essays: On the Necessity of Turning Oneself into a Character.

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