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  1. Blogging About Gardening: Tips from The Frustrated Gardener

    Gardener Dan Cooper compiles his top 10 tips for fellow gardening bloggers.

    Inspiration
    Photo courtesy of The Frustrated Gardener
  2. “Cancer Is Completing My Life, Making It Whole”: The Blogging Journey of Julie Yip-Williams

    In Julie Yip-Williams’ final blog post at My Cancer Fighting Journey, she recounts her blog-to-book journey.

    Death
  3. Coaches and Consultants: Let Clients Book Classes and Sessions on Your Website

    Three websites that promote coaching and consulting services.

    Business
  4. What’s the Story Behind Your Site Title?

    Writers share how their site names came to be.

    Inspiration
  5. What Giles Jordan Learned in His First Year of Blogging

    Giles Jordan says he made mistakes in his first year of blogging. He’s what he learned.

    Inspiration
  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.

    Inspiration
    Art by Zach Ramey, from Two Way Tree, his and Jennifer Ramey's art blog.
  7. Author Amanda Mininger on Coming Back to Writing

    “I don’t recognize the words anymore. Who was I back then?”

    Essay
  8. How Ann Coleman Found Her Voice Through Blogging

    Ann Coleman on silencing the inner critic and writing with confidence.

    Inspiration
  9. Five Things We Love at The Chicago Review of Books

    Explore The Chicago Review of Books, a literary publication.

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

    Author Kristen Twardowski shares her thoughts on writing endings.

    Inspiration
    Photo via Kristen Twardowski
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. Writer (and Former Acrobat) Allison K. Williams on Overcoming Fear

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

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

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

    Authors