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I made 4 mistakes at the beginning of my freelance writing career, but they changed the way I do business

Every freelancer can learn from this writer's mistakes. For one thing, knowing your own worth is critical to the success of a freelance business.

The best notebooks you can buy

A good paper notebook is indispensable to students, professionals, and artists alike. These are the best notebooks you can buy.
There's a standard way to hold a pencil, but that doesn't mean it's the only way.

There’s no ‘right’ way to hold a pencil but one way is considered to be the ‘gold standard’

Ultimately, when it comes to taking notes with any writing utensil, it's all about what feels the most comfortable and natural for you.
Don't rely on you résumé if you're applying for a job at Basecamp, said Jason Fried, pictured.

A tech CEO explains why he ‘throws résumés out the door’ — but places huge value on the cover letter

Your résumé and credentials are basically irrelevant at Basecamp. Instead, CEO Jason Fried wants to see how you do on a sample work project.
Inserting a hanging indent (a style requirement for forms like works cited pages) takes a few quick steps in Google Docs.

How to make a hanging indent in Google Docs, for works cited pages and other forms

Here's a quick guide on how to do a hanging indent in Google Docs. Hanging indents are often a style requirement for documents like works cited pages.

24 of the hardest words to have won the National Spelling Bee

The National Spelling Bee has gotten harder and harder since it started in 1925. Take a look at some of the most difficult words in the history of the competition.
Reading will help you spell better.

9 ways to become a better speller, according to an expert

From reading more to creating mnemonic devices, an expert reveals his top tricks for learning how to become a better speller.
Create a new Google doc on your computer's web browser or through the Google Docs mobile app.

How to change the line spacing on any text in Google Docs, from your desktop or mobile device

Here's how to change the line spacing on any Google Docs text, whether you're looking to double space or customize the layout in dozens of other ways.

6 things I thought I knew about adulthood at age 20 that turned out to be completely wrong

Author Laura McCamy details six lessons of her life and career, both of which turned out to be completely different than she anticipated at age 20.

I’ve been successfully self-employed for a year — here are 9 things I wish I’d known before starting

Author Jamie Friedlander details 9 things she wishes she'd known before she started being self-employed as a writer.