The Write Blog

16 Jul 2019

HOW PEER REVIEWS CAN IMPROVE YOUR NONFICTION BOOK: GET HONEST FEEDBACK ABOUT YOUR WRITING BY ASKING THE RIGHT QUESTIONS

Your book’s complete! You’ve researched, outlined, interviewed sources, written, and fully self-edited your manuscript. What a feat! Now you’re ready to publish it! Well, not so fast… While it might seem like the next logical step, there is still one critical phase before the publishing process that shouldn’t be overlooked; a phase that is invaluable […]

08 Jul 2019

BEST WAYS TO USE YOUR COMPANY WIKI

For some, the term wiki conjures up images of an online encyclopedia. For others their first thought is of leaked documents, exposed government secrets, and confidential information. The word itself is actually a Hawaiian term that simply means quick. But, if you have a business with offices in multiple locations, or you utilize remote workers, […]

05 Jul 2019

STANDARD OPERATING PROCEDURES (SOPS): WHAT ARE THEY AND WHY DO WE NEED THEM?

Just about any business that relies on procedures being done the same way, by different employees, can benefit from having well written SOPs. Companies or organizations that must ensure customer safety are fairly obvious examples of the need for standard operating procedures. Health care organizations, automobile manufacturers, and government entities like the FDA and FAA […]

03 Jul 2019

INSPIRATIONAL THOUGHTS FROM 35 WRITERS TO IMPROVE YOUR NONFICTION WRITING

Even the most seasoned writers have days when they lack drive or just can’t seem to come up with new and fresh ideas to put on paper. During those moments when writer’s block feels like it is never-ending, it always helps to have a bit of motivational inspiration from authors who have made it big […]

02 Jul 2019

10 WAYS FOR WRITERS TO AVOID DISTRACTIONS AND IMPROVE PRODUCTIVITY

Do you ever sit down to work, only to realize hours later that you have gotten very little done? You feel like you have been busy all day, yet you have not made much progress in the manuscript you are writing, and have not even started the newsletter you are supposed to send out. If […]

01 Jul 2019

WHAT NONFICTION WRITERS CAN LEARN FROM FICTION

Have you ever read a fiction book that you just couldn’t put down? The author probably used some techniques to make it a page-turner. The thing is, while fiction books are known for keeping people up all night because they have to get to the end, nothing says that a nonfiction book can’t be just […]

28 Jun 2019

WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN A NONFICTION GHOSTWRITER AND AN EDITOR?

With so many different terms used in the process of writing a book, it’s easy to see how someone might get confused. In our previous blog, we explored what a ghostwriter is and what they do. But, how does their job differ from that of an editor? And can a ghostwriter and an editor be […]

27 Jun 2019

THE DOS AND DON’TS OF EMAIL GREETINGS

In this day and age, it is not unusual to communicate with a client almost entirely by email. Emails are a quick and easy way to relay messages, and keep track of important information. ­ Figuring out how to start an email (especially when you are sending it to someone you don’t know very well) […]

19 Jun 2019

150 SURPRISING FACTS ABOUT FAMOUS WRITERS

It’s no secret that many writers have led very interesting lives. After all, the fascinating themes for their books have to come from somewhere! But, did you know that Irish novelist, James Joyce, was fluent in five different languages? Or that Mary Shelley was only 18-years-old when she started writing Frankenstein? How about the fact […]

18 Jun 2019

IS SCREENLESS INTERNET THE FUTURE OF WRITING?

It’s hard to remember a time when computers were tied to dial-up land-lines and cell phones were devises used solely for the purpose of making calls. In fact, it seems that nowadays, everywhere you look, people are shackled to their internet enabled cell phones, tablets, or laptops. With ever evolving technology, the dream of working […]

Top