How to Convert Old or Uncommon File Types

How to Convert Old or Uncommon File Types

As a working freelancer, exchanging documents and files with clients is a big part of the job. If you’re a writer, you’ve probably dealt with plain text documents, Rich Text Format (RTF) files, Google Documents, Microsoft Word files, and PDFs; if you’re a graphic...
5 Best Productivity Apps for Writers

5 Best Productivity Apps for Writers

When I get asked what I do for a living, I tell people I’m a freelance writer. People who aren’t writers usually respond with something to the effect of “Neato!” and ask a bit about a job they’ve heard of but don’t know much about. The most common response from...
How to Make a Table of Contents in Word

How to Make a Table of Contents in Word

A table of contents is an essential part of many nonfiction books, making it easier for readers to navigate your book. Creating a table of contents (TOC) in Microsoft Word is easy. In this article, we’ll walk you through four easy steps to making a TOC in Word....
10 Ways to Write Better Poetry

10 Ways to Write Better Poetry

Poetry is one of the most difficult things to write well, but as in any artistic pursuit, truly great poets are not born, they’re made. Writing as much as you can and setting aside time to write are important if you want to become a better poet—but writing is...
3 Ways to Submit Your Screenplay

3 Ways to Submit Your Screenplay

Getting your screenplay read by Hollywood execs can feel like an insurmountable obstacle. But submitting your screenplay to the right places can exponentially increase the chances of the right person reading your script—and offering you a movie deal. Submitting Your...
19 Best Language-Learning Sites and Apps

19 Best Language-Learning Sites and Apps

Learning another language can expand your mind, help you when traveling, and even stave off Alzheimer’s. And with so many language apps available now, learning a language is easy and accessible. Finding the right language-learning app, however, can be a...