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On writing

Different and unique perspectives are vital, so if you have a great tip or trick or just a fun open source software suggestion, your fellow community members want to read it. There's no topic too big or too small. If it's open source, we want to spotlight it. Here are some popular or emerging aspects of open source that our readers love:

Topics

Formats

They say storytelling's an art, but there are many ways to tell yours. We want to help you find the best way to tell your story. Here are some successful formats that are regularly used by contributors.

  • Introductions to / Getting started guide for new technology as big as Kubernetes or a small as your favorite Python library.
  • Tutorials that list their assumptions and guide readers with pictures and source code.
  • Lists of your favorite tips, tricks, or resources for an open source related topic.
  • Personal stories of career journeys, your Linux desktop setup, or how you do what you do!

Resources

You have ideas, we have ideas. After a decade of collaboratively creating articles with our community, we have plenty of resources to help authors express themselves clearly.

About the author

Jen Wike Huger - Jen Wike Huger is the Community Manager for Opensource.com. Catch her at the next open source virtual event, or ping her on Twitter. She lives in Raleigh with her husband and daughters, June and Jewel.