Monthly Archives: May 2017



“NO!” my friend shouted, upset. “What’s wrong?” I asked, leaving the kitchen to join them in the living room. “This company wants a cover letter in addition to a resume!” I understand why it can seem distressing to have to add a cover letter to a resume. It’s enough of […]

How to Write a Winning Application Cover Letter


Why You Should Plagiarize Poetry
How do we become better poets? As with all forms of writing, the way you get better at writing poetry is by intentionally writing more poetry. Keyword: intentionally. If you want to get better at poetry, you need to focus on different elements and techniques. So to get better at […]

Why You Should Plagiarize Poetry



Because our world is so fast-paced, it can be difficult to make time to look at your writing again before you submit it. However, using a one-draft approach to writing is a mistake that many of us have to make simply because we don’t have time to work on more than […]

Why Revision is the Most Important Writing You Do


5 Elements of Successful Stories
Every story, no matter what it is about or how long or short it is, uses these 5 elements to capture your interest and take you along for a ride into a world previously unknown to you. Everything that you notice about a story—what you liked about it, moments that spoke […]

5 Elements of Successful Stories