The Write Blog

23 Nov 2021

DIGITAL VS. PRINT BOOKS: HOW A GHOSTWRITER CAN BOOST BOTH DIGITAL AND PRINT PUBLISHING

“A room without books is like a body without a soul.” — Cicero Books have always been a powerful means of communicating knowledge. Humankind has used books to preserve and further develop civilization for centuries. And in the information age, books have become more powerful than ever. However, the changing technological landscape has started to […]

19 Nov 2021

WRITE YOUR BOOK WITHOUT WRITING A WORD! HOW TO HIRE A GHOSTWRITER TO GET YOUR BOOK WRITTEN

There’s a fairly well known saying, attributed to the influential journalist, Christopher Hitchens (1949-2011), that states, “Everyone has a book in them, but in most cases that’s where it should stay.” Whether he meant the idea or story isn’t actually worth telling, or not everyone has the ability to tell the idea or story in […]

16 Nov 2021

4 SUREFIRE WAYS TO KEEP YOUR NONFICTION BOOK PROJECT ON TRACK

It is an inevitable reality that all nonfiction manuscripts hold the potential for work-stoppage and long-term shutdowns along the way to completion. It doesn’t matter if you are a commissioned writer working on an assigned topic. It doesn’t matter if you are an independent researcher, intrigued with the subject matter, thirsty for further discovery, and […]

12 Nov 2021

5 TIPS FOR CONDUCTING REMOTE INTERVIEWS FOR A FAMILY HISTORY BOOK

“A good laugh makes any interview, or any conversation, so much better.” — Barbara Walters A family history book is very much like an onion. There are many layers to uncover. Each layer comes off one at a time. Often, individual family members and close friends hold the essence of each layer. It would be […]

09 Nov 2021

HOW CAN A GHOSTWRITER HELP GET MY BOOK TO THE FINISH LINE?

Your book is your passion project. It was going great for a while, but then life got in the way. Work got busier. Kids are kids. Accidents happen. Or sometimes you just hit a wall. Unfortunately, sometimes passion projects end up on the back burner. Now, what you really want is for your book to […]

05 Nov 2021

HOW CAN A SME WORK WITH A TECHNICAL GHOSTWRITER TO CREATE COMPANY DOCUMENTS?

Can scriptwriters edit movies, or farmers manage grocery stores? In theory, yes. But it’s not the go-to solution for a reason. Scriptwriters understand their movies but rarely possess professional grade editing skills. And farmers know their produce but generally lack the interest and knowledge needed to run an entire store. The same logic applies when […]

02 Nov 2021

WHO IS ON YOUR MEMOIR OR AUTOBIOGRAPHY TEAM? WHY YOU NEED THE RIGHT MEMBERS

“A memoir is about handing over your life to someone and saying, this is what I went through, this is who I am, and maybe you can learn something from it.” — Jeannette Walls You are thinking about writing your memoir or autobiography to record your life experiences and share them with the world. That […]

29 Oct 2021

WHAT KIND OF EDITING DO I NEED?

“Can you edit this?” It’s arguably one of the vaguest requests heard in the world of editing and publishing. That’s because there are multiple types of editing, and they often mean something very different to each party in the editing relationship – the writer and the editor. A basic Internet search of “types of editing” […]

26 Oct 2021

THE END ALL BE ALL GUIDE TO EDITING AND PROOFREADING YOUR OWN WRITING

So you’ve just written your first draft. Congratulations! Getting words onto the page can be one of the most painful parts of the writing process. Unfortunately, you’re not done yet. As every seasoned writer knows, your first draft is just the first step. Rarely (if ever) does a piece move from the writer’s brain to […]

22 Oct 2021

7 FUN AND CREATIVE THINGS TO DO WITH YOUR FAMILY HISTORY RESEARCH

Maybe you’ve only just begun researching your family’s history. Maybe you’ve been on a deep dive into it for some time now and you’ve turned your dining room table into an absolute mess of documents, folders, photo albums, and post-it notes. Maybe you’ve uncovered a treasure trove of information worthy of the evening news, a […]