The Write Blog

09 Jul 2020

COPYWRITER Q&A: KATHY RINCHIUSO KEEPS WEBSITE PROJECTS ON TRACK

Whether you’re giving your existing website a much-needed update or starting from square after a company rebranding, chances are, you’ll work with Kathy Rinchiuso, our go-to website project manager. Kathy keeps the lines of communication open and ensures that clients, web designers, copywriters are all speaking the same language. In this installment of Copywriter Q&A, […]

02 Jul 2020

PLAN ON HIRING A GHOSTWRITER? HERE’S WHAT THEY NEED TO KNOW TO WRITE YOUR BOOK

If you plan to hire a ghostwriter for your book, you’re in good company. While no one has specific numbers because of the confidentiality involved with ghostwriting, people estimate that 50% to 90% of all nonfiction books on the bestseller’s list are ghostwritten. And that doesn’t count the number of fiction books and memoirs penned […]

24 Jun 2020

COPYWRITER Q&A: JENNIFER RIZZO SHARES TIPS FOR GENEALOGY RESEARCH

Jennifer Rizzo has always been fascinated by genealogy. At The Writers For Hire (TWFH), she puts this lifelong interest to use, helping clients fill out branches in their family trees and answer big, important questions about who they are and where they came from.  In this installment of Copywriter Q&A, Jennifer shares some of her […]

19 Jun 2020

HOW TO HIRE A GHOSTWRITER

There’s a story brewing inside you. Admit it. Maybe you’ve had the idea for a great adventure tale for years, or maybe you just recently decided to go after a professional goal of getting published. Regardless, the words are there… but you’re just not sure how to form them into the next great work. Enter […]

18 Jun 2020

IS A BOOK STILL AN AUTOBIOGRAPHY IF WRITTEN BY A GHOSTWRITER?

Why do so many celebrities, politicians, and executives turn to ghostwriters to help them write their autobiographies and memoirs? It’s simple: writing a book is hard, time-consuming work. Plus, just because someone holds a position of authority or fame doesn’t mean they are skilled at writing. It makes sense to enlist the help of an […]

10 Jun 2020

ISBNS: THE ALPHABET SOUP OF THE LITERARY WORLD

Your grocery store cashier picks up your can of chicken noodle and waves it over a little sensor before delivering it to the conveyor for bagging. You know what’s happening: The can is stamped with a barcode that indicates the item and price. Once scanned, this information tells the cashier how much you owe and […]

29 May 2020

THE ART OF GHOSTWRITING: HOW TO CAPTURE SOMEONE ELSE’S PERSONALITY IN YOUR WORDS

Writing is a very personal process. Every writer is unique, just as every individual is unique. So how can you write for someone else? Your goal is authenticity: to genuinely mimic the client’s rhythms and seamlessly weave their characteristics into the story. After all, that is the key to successful ghostwriting. It’s not enough to […]

19 May 2020

WHEN A HYBRID PUBLISHER IS THE BEST CHOICE FOR AUTHORS

When Patricia Marshall’s mother started self-publishing her own books a decade ago, she paid someone to print her books on an Espresso Book Machine (a machine that can print and bind a book in a few minutes), one book at a time. She would then ship the books to Amazon to sell them. She lost […]

07 May 2020

EMOJIS DELAYED BY THE CORONAVIRUS

The 2019 novel coronavirus has changed our lives a lot in the past couple of months. From transitioning to remote learning and remote working, to wearing a mask in public, it’s amazing how different our lives are now from just three months ago. And it’s crazy to think of the multitude of things that the […]

29 Apr 2020

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY: PROTECTING MYSELF, MY BOOK, AND MY SOURCES

Every interesting story has a hook. The challenge is finding what grabs your reader. One sure way to make your story stand out is by using quotes. Why is this effective? Possibly because our human nature makes us curious about others. Quoting experts helps you make a compelling argument. It’s satisfying to read of others […]