Best Articles for Writers 2011

Carol Tice

When you do a monthly best-articles post for freelance writers, there’s only one place that can lead.

That’s right — I’ve rounded up all my monthly best picks and then culled through over 100 nominees, to find my picks for the very best articles on writing and blogging for the whole year.

In case you’re wondering, this was hard! I decided to suspend my usual rule of not allowing any one site to have more than one entry.

But no one writer was allowed more than one entry. As is my habit, I also went for a mix of writing and blogging topics for both beginners and more seasoned scribes.

Boiled it all down..and these are my must-reads.



Have a wonderful New Year’s weekend, all. May better writing income be yours in 2012!

What were your favorite online articles this year, writers? Feel free to add to my list.


  1. Jim Syyap

    Thank you for this list. I have a few more days on my holiday vacation. I will bookmark these so I can read them on weekends.

    • Carol Tice

      Enjoy, Jim!

  2. Linda Formichelli

    Thanks so much for including my blog post! You rule!

    • Carol Tice

      No, you do!

  3. Debra Jason

    Hi @Carol. Thank you for including me in your list of very best articles on writing and blogging for the whole year. I am honored. @Jim, enjoy your holiday vacation!
    Happy new year to all – may today and every day be filled with love & laughter.
    Here’s to your writing success.

    • Carol Tice

      Thanks for writing great stuff, Debra!

      • Debra Jason

        You’re more than welcome. I appreciated you sharing my information with your peeps. Have a great new year.

  4. Michael Martine

    I’m mighty flattered to be included in a list of such excellent articles. Thanks and Happy New Year. 🙂

    • Carol Tice

      Thanks for writing great stuff, Michael.

  5. Bonnie Story

    Another phenomenal post… great reading and a ton of info and inspiration here. I have your blog set to open up with my home page in Firefox and it has given me a lot of great ideas already. Thank you very much. Here’s to a great 2012!!

    • Carol Tice

      Wow, cool! Stay tuned for lots of useful info coming in 2012…have some great plans, including the rest of my Marketing 101 series.

  6. Astro Gremlin

    Well, Carol, you’ve given me a reading list that may take me most of 2012 to finish. Reading the Jon Morrow piece first, since I found you through one of his tweets. 🙂

    • Carol Tice

      Well, hopefully not that long! Glad you’re enjoying the list.

  7. Alaina

    Those articles is really great my very favorite is 17 Ways to Get Inside Your Client’s Mind So You’ll Always Hit Your Target Audience.


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