Long-form writing is tough. Even if you have a lot of ideas, it can be daunting to try and put all of them down into one cohesive product. And it can be difficult to sustain a longer article... by Auverin Morrow2 months ago
Writing isn't easy. Stacks upon stacks of books and essays have been penned on how to write well.
This is great in one sense, because it means that there are lots of resources for writers to fall... by Auverin Morrow3 months ago
Good writing can go far in creating content people will be looking for, and the use of search engine optimization (SEO) techniques can help them find it.
SEO is a complicated subject, so we won't... by Ashley SSS3 months ago
The ultimate goal of many freelance gaming writers is to earn a position in the world of video game journalism. Games journalism has many different tracts, from writing guides for games to... by Amanda Wallace3 months ago
There are some errors that our editors see over and over again. From newbies to veterans, lots of writers make these mistakes. And frankly, it's exhausting for us to continuously correct them.... by Auverin Morrow3 months ago
In the plant world, an evergreen is a tree that has leaves or pines throughout the year, and so is always green.
Evergreen content, in its most basic sense, is content that stays relevant for an... by Jay Ricciardi3 months ago
Fun fact: your reader didn't make that, you did. But your reader is the one looking at it and sharing it... hopefully.
When you write, and when you decide what to write, ask yourself this one... by Jay Ricciardi3 months ago
With the combination of all the possible hiccups and productivity potholes of writing from home, ‘perfect’ work conditions are hard to come by in the best of times. There are a lot, and I mean a... by Jay Ricciardi3 months ago
These days, publishing great content online is not hard.. being heard is!
There is so much content online now that personal blogs, YouTube videos, in-depth forum posts.. they're getting lost,... by Jay Ricciardi4 months ago
The key to a successful Kickstarter campaign is getting enough backers to meet your goal. Unless you already have an audience, reaching potential backers can be hard work. If you've got a great... by Ste Grainer1 year ago
Ashley made some great points in her article about using tags to enhance your SEO. I wanted to touch on some of the ways you can use tags to enhance your articles for readers as well.
Help your... by Ste Grainer1 year ago
When you picture an editor, you probably imagine the red pen poised over a document, marking every spelling or grammatical mistake. While that is part of an editor's job, the real meat of their... by Ste Grainer1 year ago
You're a unique snowflake. You like a unique blend of games, platforms, and genres. Why not let that work for you? Follow stuff on GameSkinny and get the news you want about the games, platforms,... by Ste Grainer1 year ago
If you want to write about a game, but aren't sure where to start, you've come to the right place. This is a guide to game coverage, and we'll provide examples of each coverage type along the... by Amy White1 year ago
"What would you do if I sang out of tune?" Oops, wrong part of the song!
I get by with a little help from my friends! And so can you! Everyone needs a little help sometimes. At GameSkinny, we... by Ste Grainer2 years ago
When you first start posting on GameSkinny, it might be a bit overwhelming. There are a lot of fields to fill out! Ultimately, the more information you provide relevant to your post, the better it... by Amy White2 years ago
If Making Headlines: The Surprising Secrets Behind Writing Smart Titles was the lecture, here's the practical application and homework. If you go through these, feel free to post about your... by Ste Grainer2 years ago
Writing a great title is a lot like getting dressed to find a suitable partner. Your title is the first thing people see, and whether they read any further often hinges on how interested they are... by Ste Grainer2 years ago
As you participate in the community at GameSkinny, and in particular as you write and create great content, you receive points. The more points you receive, the higher your level. In the same way,... by Ste Grainer2 years ago
The GameSkinny newsletter is one way we help you stay up to date on the latest news from the gaming world. Our highly trained robot assemblers look at your favorite games, systems, tags, genres,... by Ste Grainer2 years ago