Author: David Rogers
4 Keys to Self-Editing Your Work
<![CDATA[Writing can be a lonely endeavor, and the isolation inherent in being a writer can be both a blessing and a curse. The blessing comes from the time you have to yourself to explore the depths of your imagination without interruption.
The curse comes in at those times when you can use a little help, such as when you have moved on to the editing phase. Self-editing is one of the most difficult things for an author to do. Once you’ve created your story, you a...
Americans read an average of 12 books per year
A new study shows that, on average, Americans read 12 books per year. Nearly a quarter of adults in the U.S. — 73 percent — have read at least one book in the past year.
This information comes from a new study by the Pew Research Center that looks at the book reading habits of Americans.
The study, which has taken place every year since 2011, looks a variety of facets of Ameri...
Vast Majority of College Students Prefer Print Books to E-books
A new study finds that 92 percent of college students from around the world prefer print books to e-books. This finding comes from American University linguistics professor Naomi S. Baron and her team, according to the Los Angeles Times. The team surveyed 300 college ...
3 Free Websites for Writers
As you launch and continue to cultivate your writing career, you’ll learn very quickly that a good online presence is essential these days. And if you’re not Jonathan Franzen, this applies to you regardless of what kind of writer you are.
While social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter are a must for many, most writers also need a website of their own. This allows more freedom and also allows you to customize the kind of things you want to post, whether it be a portfolio, a bl...
5 More TedEd Tips to Improve Your Writing
Last year, we featured 5 grammar lessons from TedEd. We thought those great videos were so helpful to writers that we want to revisit the TedEd Writer's Workshop series for even more great tips to improve your writing.
This time around, we wanted to broaden our scope a bit to reach beyon...
Author Pen Names You May Not Know
It’s no secret that many authors use pen names for one reason or another, whether it be for their entire career or just for selected works. But some authors famous by there real names also used a nom de plume that you may not be as familiar with.
5 Great Books for Writers
No one ever said writing was easy. Anyone that’s tackled writing their own book knows just how true this is. And while the best advice may be to “just write,” there are many times that you need a little outside inspiration.
While we’ve delved into individual tips from writers before, today we want to take a look at five great books for writers. Of course, your mileage may vary depending on your writing style and your writing go...
Adult Coloring Books are Good for Your Mental Health
Why are there Blank Pages in Books?
Ever been curious why there are blank pages in books? Is it a waste of paper?
Fortunately, there are some perfectly logical explanations, and the extra pages often actually make the printing process more efficient. Whether you need to know because you’re working on a book layout or you’re just curious, read on to find out what those blank pages are all about.