Strategy

I worked in PR for over a decade before writing a novel. Skills like writing for executives actually helped make me a better novelist — here’s how.

Rachel Beanland writes fiction and essays – but before turning to writing full-time, Rachel worked in public relations and nonprofit management. “Florence Adler Swims Forever” is her debut novel. For over a decade, Beanland worked in public relations. While that type of writing felt very different from working on her […]
I worked in PR for over a decade before writing a novel. Skills like writing for executives actually helped make me a better novelist — here’s how.
Lifestyle

First Off: The strange and unexpected consequences of my first big win

First Off is Insider’s essay series about life’s firsts – the big ones, the small ones, and everything in between. In our inaugural essay, John Paul Brammer writes about the first time he won something: a writing contest during his sophomore year of high school. Visit Insider’s homepage for more […]
First Off: The strange and unexpected consequences of my first big win
Tech

How to copy and paste on a Chromebook in 4 different ways

You can quickly copy and paste text with your Chromebook using keyboard shortcuts. Alternatively, you can use the right-click feature on your trackpad to get the job done. Here are the different ways you can copy and paste on a Chromebook. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. When you […]
How to copy and paste on a Chromebook in 4 different ways
Lifestyle

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

The Scripps National Spelling Bee has been testing kids’ spelling since 1925. Words used to be much easier: in 1932, for example, the winning word was knack. Today, words have gotten a lot more difficult. The final rounds of the 2019 competition included head scratchers like allothimorph, auftaktigkeit, and sphaeriid. […]
24 of the hardest words to have won the National Spelling Bee
Lifestyle

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

Reading is one of the best ways to learn how to spell. Spell check is a great way to learn certain spellings, but shouldn’t be relied on entirely. Visit INSIDER’s homepage for more stories. Thanks to spell check, we are in an era of poor spellers. “People tend to think […]
9 ways to become a better speller, according to an expert