How to Satisfy Your Need to Write Articles for wikiHow

Sometimes that need...that desire to write articles is almost a tangible sensation. After you have been around a while, in any venue, sometimes the topics available to you can become a little sparse. Hopefully, this article can give you a kickstart to your writing!

Steps

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    Check out AlternativeTo.Net and see if there are similar programs/utilities to what you have been using or writing about.
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    Check out Suggested Topics.
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    Look at the various projects in wikiHow. You might find a project that will catch your interest.
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    Switch OSs. If you like writing software articles and you have ran out of various software in your OS, switch or create a dual boot system to expand your ability to write them.
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    Check out the Creative Commons and Public Domain sites and articles.
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    Use personal experiences. There is nothing more unique than what you personally know or what you're going through in real life. If you are raising a child, think of things you can teach others such as potty training or child etiquette manners. Every day, you learn something new; so share it with the world!
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    Look for other how-to wikis like eHow and WonderHowTo for topics that don't exist on wikiHow. Sometimes other sites may have a topic that wikiHow doesn't have an article on.
    • Make sure to ask them for permission before using their work. It's considered plagiarism.
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    Finished.

Tips

  • This could also apply to any blog/business/etc who needs a variety of titles and articles.

Article Info

Categories: Writing and Editing