The Write Blog

20 Jul 2022

FANTASTIC WORDS THAT ARE THEIR OWN AUTONYMS

Perhaps the most confusing aspect of the English language are the words that, depending on how they are used, can be their own opposites. These words are called contronyms (also known as contranyms, autoantonyms, or Janus words after the two-faced Roman god). Recently, one of our writers came across this great article from Pocket, that […]

18 Jul 2022

YOUR THOUGHT LEADERSHIP BOOK: WHY HIRE A WRITING AGENCY?

You are a seasoned expert in your industry, and you’ve always wanted to write a thought leadership book. But a book is a big project. Where do you start? How do you organize your knowledge? How do you know your writing is any good? You aren’t alone. Many new authors struggle to start and finish […]

15 Jul 2022

HOW TO BECOME A GREAT SELF-EDITOR: 7 QUESTIONS TO IMPROVE YOUR WRITING

We’ve said it before, and we’ll probably say it again: Editing is an essential part of the writing process. Every writer — from the bestselling novelist to the complete novice — can benefit from a thorough review by a critical, impartial eye. Of course, it’s hard to be critical and impartial about your own work. […]

13 Jul 2022

THE POWER OF THE AMAZING HUMAN BRAIN

There’s no denying that the human brain in an amazing supercomputer. Composed of roughly 86 billion neurons, it is estimated your brain can store 2,500,000 gigabytes of information. However, most experts agree that there is much more about the brain that we don’t know than there are things we do know. And there are a […]

11 Jul 2022

12 TRAITS OF A GOOD GHOSTWRITER

Hiring the right ghostwriter can be difficult; you’ll have to find someone who not only knows how to research and structure an article but also has the right credentials and the right personality to write in your voice and on your behalf. Whether you’re a blogger looking to get started with your first book or […]

08 Jul 2022

CALLING ALL THOUGHT LEADERS: WHY HIRE A GHOSTWRITING TEAM?

You’re an expert in your industry. So why should you enlist a team of professional writers, proofreaders, and editors to help with your written communications? The answers could transform the quality and quantity of your messaging—from blogs to speeches, whitepapers to books, and more. Thought Leadership Involves Thought Sharing You know that consistent thought sharing […]

06 Jul 2022

HOW AN INTERNAL COMMUNICATIONS PLAN CAN IMPROVE EMPLOYEE RETENTION

“Now Hiring!” “Join Our Team!” The signs are everywhere–from fast food joints and discount retailers to universities and tech firms. Job boards like Indeed are filled with listings seeking professionals and specialists in fields that never expected to have so many vacancies, certainly not all at once. Even when posts are filled, turnover is high. […]

04 Jul 2022

HOW DO YOU FIND OUT ABOUT YOUR FAMILY HISTORY?

You have decided to explore your family history, and are ready to dive in, but you are not quite sure how to get started. You’ve heard various family stories passed down from older generations, but you don’t know which stories are factual or which are exaggerated versions of the truth. You also have a pile […]

01 Jul 2022

EXPERT TIPS FOR WRITING A KILLER AUTOBIOGRAPHY

“When you write down your life, every page should contain something no one has ever heard about.” — Elias Canetti More often than not, the thought of an autobiography conjures thoughts of famous individuals and historical figures. The truth is that you don’t need to be the president of a country or a war hero […]

29 Jun 2022

CAN YOU REALLY MASTER A LANGUAGE IN JUST ONE WEEK?

If you could have any super power in the world, what would it be? For me, it would be the ability to converse in any language. Can you imagine how amazing that would be?!? Of course, in reality, learning a new language is no easy feat. According to the Foreign Service Institute, it takes the […]

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