Step 1: Read this article. Step 2: Write effective stories that will teach anyone how to do anything.
A Tuesday With Mitch
A sure-fire way to ruin any writer's relationship with his or her editor is to turn in an article with factual inaccuracies, especially if those mistakes make it to print. Britta Waller offers writers 5 tips on how to avoid the embarrassment of submitting erroneous material to your publisher.
Clothing and Fashion of the 1800s
Get your nonfiction book into the winner's circle by fine-tuning your passion and your business sense.
The Art Of The Anecdote
What to do when a blank page stares blankly back? Hold on tight while your mind unravels.
All Work and No Play? No Way.
Freelance writers need reliable information, but they often lack the resources and organizational skills of a publication's editorial research department. Jeffery Zbar outlines six tips to turning vast stockpiles of otherwise latent research data into powerful snippets for your stories or leads for future pieces.
Go Back in Time
You may feel like you're in the middle of nowhere, with no compelling nonfiction topics to write about nearby. Marcia Yudkin, author of Writing About the World Around You, dispells that notion, and gives tips for researching the interesting ideas that surround you.