The Write Blog

12 Aug 2022

A PEEK INSIDE THE INCREDIBLE MINDS OF MULTILINGUALS

Having the ability to fluently speak more than one language comes with a lot of advantages. But how, exactly, do multilinguals manage to flip from one language to another without getting thoroughly confused? According to a fantastic article shared by TWFH writer, Barbara Adams, research has shown that when a person who is multilingual speaks, […]

10 Aug 2022

HOW CAN A WRITING AGENCY WORK WITH SMES TO DEVELOP SOPS?

There’s no denying that Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) are a valuable investment for any business. But getting them written, and written well, can often be quite daunting. Sometimes it’s tempting to leave the task of writing them to your resident Subject Matter Experts (SMEs): They’re already on the payroll and do the documented tasks every […]

08 Aug 2022

AN INDUSTRY EXPERT GUIDE TO WRITING A WINNING MEMOIR

Memoir writing is nothing new. In fact, memoirs have existed since the first century B.C.E. One of the most well-known memoir writers from that period was Julius Caesar, whose memoir, “Commentaries on the Gaelic Wars,” was published into eight books. Not only did Caesar’s work give us an insight into one of the most remarkable […]

04 Aug 2022

8 BEST PRACTICES FOR CLIENT COMMUNICATION

“It takes months to find a customer… seconds to lose one.” — Vince Lombardi Communicating with clients is an essential part of any successful business. But, how well do companies truly communicate? The key lies in understanding successful communication and how to achieve it. In this article, we will take a close look at client […]

03 Aug 2022

WHAT’S IN A NAME? PICKING THE RIGHT PEN NAME FOR A NONFICTION BOOK

Good writing, regardless of the author’s name, will always be good writing. Nevertheless, there may be a time when an author may choose to forego their true name and adopt a pen name. There are various reasons why authors would choose to take on a different name to publish their works. This article will focus […]

01 Aug 2022

THE GREAT ENGLISH PLURALS DEBATE

The other day, I overheard my kids having a passionate debate about the plural of “octopus.” My son insisted that the correct word was “octopi,” while my daughter argued that it was actually “octopuses.” This debate brought to mind an article that TWFH’s Office Manager, Kathy Rinchuiso, recently shared with us about the general rules […]

29 Jul 2022

OUTSOURCE CONTENT TO MAKE YOUR COMPANY’S VOICE RING

Keeping a company’s web content current, relevant, and thought-provoking to potential clients is a 24/7 job. The task is much simpler when you outsource it to a competent agency whose job is to create superb internet material for you. Your web-based content is simply better, there is more of it, and it is up-to-the-minute. Outsourcing […]

27 Jul 2022

FOR THE LOVE OF WORDS: A WRITING AGENCY’S STORY

“I’ve always loved writing; I really had a passion for it all my life,” says Wintress Odom, owner and editor-in-chief at The Writers for Hire (TWFH), a Houston-based writing agency with clients across the U.S. and the world. When she started out as a solo freelance writer over 20 years ago, Wintress Odom didn’t know […]

25 Jul 2022

THE WRITERS FOR HIRE’S TOP MICROSOFT WORD TIPS

We at The Writers For Hire have a bit of a love/hate relationship with Microsoft Word. On one hand, it really is the best word processing software around. On the other hand, the formatting issues we sometimes run into are enough to drive even the most even-tempered of us mad. Luckily, though, we have each […]

22 Jul 2022

THE FASCINATING HISTORY OF GHOSTWRITING

For nearly 5,000 years, there have been two kinds of humans: 1) People with expendable income who have something to say 2) People who write better than the first category Hence, a ghostwriting service is born. From ancient Egypt to the modern U.S., literate cultures have relied on ghostwriters to convey politics, business, science, entertainment, […]