Practical Resources for Honing the Art and Craft of Writing
We’ve compiled here some helpful links on the art of writing a blog post, our favorite resources on the craft of writing, and some of our most popular posts on writing. Whether you’re doing your homework before you submit a guest post to Kindred Grace, or you’re simply seeking to hone your craft, welcome.
“The world calls them its singers and poets and artists and story-tellers; but they are just people who have never forgotten the way to fairyland.”
(The Story Girl by L.M. Montgomery)
How to Write a Blog Post
How to Write a Guest Post
As an experienced guest author herself, Rachelle Rea Cobb gets right to the heart of the matter when it comes to writing and submitting a guest post. Don’t miss How to Write a Guest Post.
Anatomy of an Effective Blog Post
Michael Hyatt’s overall rules for writing a blog post create a great formula for any blogger. His success proves he knows about the Anatomy of an Effective Blog Post.
14 Tips for Writing Posts that Work
The first seven tips on Amy Lynn Andrews’ list apply to guest posts as well as your own blog posts. Find out her tips for writing blog posts or online articles stand out.
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How to Write a Book Review
How to Write Creative Book Reviews
When she reads a blog post about a new book, Jessica Telian doesn’t want to read an Amazon-style review. She wants to read Creative Book Reviews.
How to Review a Book
Tim Challies speaks out of his years of experience writing (very popular) book reviews.
Steps to Writing a Book Review
Rachelle Rea Cobb gets practical in what to do–and not to do–in a book review post.
How to Write Better Online Reviews
Jonathan Rogers shares an author’s perspective on criticism and book reviews.
How to Write
Practical Writing Tips
In this post, the Kindred Grace contributors shared down-to-earth advice on writing.
Five Ways to Improve Your Writing
Andrew Peterson gives classic and sound advice on how to improve your writing.
Rules for Writing from Elisabeth Elliot
Elisabeth Elliot doesn’t mince words when it comes to giving advice. And her rules for writing are some of our favorites.
How to Show Not Tell
In this post, Jennifer Dukes Lee gets to the heart of showing, not telling.
How to Write Your Story
Denise J. Hughes talks about story-crafting and the unique aspects of writing personal narrative.
Books for Writers
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The Best Books for Writers
“Reading books specifically dedicated to the writing craft can be powerful motivation, inspiration, and education,” says Danielle, as she shares her favorite books for writers.
The Golden Rules of Writing
In this post, Elisabeth shares lessons she’s learned about the art and craft of writing–from books written by novelists.
Books Every Storyteller Needs to Read
Rachelle lists five books for fiction writers that will help you hone your talent, through all the many steps of writing stories–fiction and non-fiction.
Why Every Serious Writer Should Read Classic Literature
Denise J. Hughes shares the top five reasons why every serious writer should read at least a few classics each year.
More Books for Writers
- Elements of Style by Strunk & White
- You Are a Writer by Jeff Goins
- On Becoming a Writer by Denise J. Hughes
- On Writing Well by Willian Zinsser
- Write Well: A Grammar Guide by Rachelle Rea Cobb
Steering the Craft: Exercises and Discussions on Story Writing for the Lone Navigator or the Mutinous Crew
More Resources for Writers
Much can be learned from listening in as successful authors speak of their craft. Read the author interviews and guest posts featured here on Kindred Grace.