The Write Blog

26 Jan 2021

CAN YOU MAKE MONEY WRITING NONFICTION CHILDREN’S BOOKS?

There’s a section in the library you use a lot if you have kids, but you may never really think about as a writer.  All of those books on sports, animals, trucks, helicopters, famous people, and every other topic under the sun are fascinating to kids. They love to learn, and as they read, they […]

22 Jan 2021

STRANGE AND UNBELIEVABLE MYTHS ABOUT WRITERS

When you think of a writer, what image comes to mind? An eccentric hermit who locks themselves up in a remote cabin, stays up all night writing, and drinks far too much alcohol? Like most stereotypes, these are not generally an accurate depiction of reality. In fact, most clichés about writers couldn’t be further from […]

19 Jan 2021

THE TECHNICAL WRITER’S ROLE IN DOCUMENT DEVELOPMENT

If you’ve ever been charged with producing technical manuals or documents, you know how important it is to ensure that they’re written in a clear and concise manner. But what if you’re not a writer? Or what if you are just too busy to get the job done? That’s where the technical writer steps in.  […]

15 Jan 2021

COPYWRITER Q&A: BARBARA ADAMS SHARES TIPS AND TRICKS FOR MAKING HIGHLY TECHNICAL CONTENT ACCESSIBLE TO A BROAD AUDIENCE

Barbara Adams is an award-winning writer with more than 30 years of technical writing experience. Her portfolio includes hundreds of whitepapers, case studies, trade articles, op-eds, books, and brochures. And at TWFH, Barb is our go-to authority for all things technical. For this installment of Copywriter Q&A, Barb talked to us about the art of […]

12 Jan 2021

10+ (MORE) GREAT BOOKS EVERY ASPIRING WRITER SHOULD READ

Writers love to read about writing. From craft, to memoirs of writers, and even straight-up grammar tips, books about writing are a major part of every aspiring writer’s library. The Writers For Hire writer Jennifer Rizzo told us about “5 Great Books Every Aspiring Writer Should Read” and they were great suggestions, but there are […]

08 Jan 2021

PUBLISHING TRENDS: 2021 AND BEYOND

After a 2020 that was unusual, to say the least, publishers of all sorts are now looking ahead to see what the future holds for the publishing industry. In this article, we’re going to break out our crystal ball to see what’s in store for next year and beyond. Moreover, we’ll focus on leading industry […]

05 Jan 2021

WRITERS’ TIPS FOR WORKING FROM HOME

Ever since COVID-19 lockdowns started in March of 2020 and forced many people to work from home, the internet has been full of hilarious memes. From jokes about doing Zoom calls in your pajamas, to cartoons depicting parents trying to work with kids in the house, it’s clear that the switch from the office to […]

01 Jan 2021

COPYWRITER Q&A: DIVING INTO COMPANY BLOG CAMPAIGNS WITH MELANIE GREEN

The Writers For Hire (TWFH) team member Melanie Green has more than 15 years of writing experience and specializes in digital marketing content. With TWFH, Melanie is the go-to expert on blog campaigns for businesses. For this installment of Copywriter Q&A, we asked Melanie for her insights on the best practices for launching an effective […]

29 Dec 2020

CONTENT AUDITS: WHY YOUR SITE NEEDS ONE AND HOW IT’S DONE

You’ve worked tirelessly on creating the perfect website for your business and have even added some great content to beef up your blog section. So, how do you know if your site is performing well? That’s where the content audit comes into play. A content audit is the process of going through all the content […]

25 Dec 2020

USING PHOTOGRAPHS TO ADD MEANING TO YOUR FAMILY HISTORY BOOK

So, you’ve written your narrative. Your story is on paper, and all you have to do now is add the finishing touches. But something is missing. You have the opportunity to really show readers your life. What better way to accent your story than with pictures? Adding photos and other memorabilia to your book lends […]