A lesson from Nabokov: how to write for the senses
Metaphors are one of the most powerful devices. Nabokov was synaesthetic. What is synaesthesia and how can it help you craft interesting metaphors?
Great podcasts to improve your writing skills
Looking for inspiration in an easy-to-consume format? Look no further than writing podcasts. We've rounded up a handful we particularly like.
How to write with confidence
Hedge words smooth the edges of our communication. They can also be evasive. How can we reduce them to sound confident in our writing?
Readable grammar 101: semicolons
The semicolon is a commonly misunderstood punctuation mark. Find out its purpose, appropriateness and how to best use it.
Readability is a key skill of the best-selling author. How do they do it?
We analyzed some of Goodreads' most popular fiction picks for readability. We got some pretty interesting readability results. But what makes popular fiction so highly readable?