What We Can Learn About Writing from "Hamilton"

What We Can Learn About Writing from "Hamilton"

*Hamilton* is an international sensation. Fusing hip-hop and musical theater, Lin-Manuel Miranda created an impressive telling of Alexander Hamilton’s life story. As writers, there’s a lot we can learn from the show, its creation, and its namesake.

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What Datajournalism.com Is and How to Use It

What Datajournalism.com Is and How to Use It

Pioneered by the European Journalism Centre, Datajournalism.com is a resource to help journalists learn or improve their data skills.

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Best Classic Stories Retold

Best Classic Stories Retold

What's better than the retelling of a beloved tale? How about one with a modern twist and strong female characters? We take a look at the best classic stories, retold.

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30 Words You Are Probably Getting Wrong!

30 Words You Are Probably Getting Wrong!

We all have our pet peeves, but if words are your thing, someone who inadvertently butchers their meaning rubs you the wrong way. Here are 30 words you are probably getting wrong.

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Types of Writing Contracts and How to Approach Them

Types of Writing Contracts and How to Approach Them

Are you working as a writer? You'll need to become savvy at navigating and negotiating contracts. This article can help.

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5 Helpful Tools for the Constant Blogger

5 Helpful Tools for the Constant Blogger

Do you love blogging? Us too! Here are some of our favorite tools.

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Surprising Reading Habits of Millennials

Surprising Reading Habits of Millennials

When you see a millennial on his or her phone, what do you think they're doing? Flipping through Instagram? Liking a friend's Facebook post? Tweeting? Chances are, they're probably reading!

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How to Create Fantastic Metaphors

How to Create Fantastic Metaphors

Aristotle said a metaphor was “the act of giving a thing a name that belongs to something else.” It allows you to pack a powerful punch in a few words. Your reader can take their full understanding of one thing, and apply it to another thing. By writing, “my cubicle is a prison,” your reader understands how you feel about your job. With just that one word that they know you feel trapped, unhappy, desolate.

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Are You Talking at Your Customers or Speaking to Them?

Are You Talking at Your Customers or Speaking to Them?

Clear, direct content focused on your customers' needs will make sure you're talking to them, not speaking at them. Here's how to do it.

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World Building: How to Create Gods

World Building: How to Create Gods

Gods are fun characters to create. Here's how to write them effectively.

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