The Write Blog

17 May 2019

FINDING THE BEST ANGLE FOR WRITING YOUR NONFICTION BOOK

Whether you’re writing a how-to, biography, memoir, or even a family history, you want your nonfiction book to stand out and be successful. And, most importantly, you want it to be interesting and enjoyable to your target audience. One of the first steps on the road to crafting an engaging, enjoyable, informative nonfiction book is […]

16 May 2019

A FLASHBACK TO 1993 AND THE INFORMATION SUPERHIGHWAY

I belong to that technologically in-between generation. The first half of my childhood I spent time locating library books using card catalogs, calling my friends using our home’s land line, and learning to type on an electric typewriter. By the time I reached middle school, though, computers had taken the place of typewriters. And by […]

15 May 2019

BEYOND BOOKS: HOW A GHOSTWRITER CAN HELP WITH ANY WRITING PROJECT

Ghostwriting isn’t just for celebrities or high-powered CEOs looking to publish their autobiographies, memoirs, or advice. While it’s true that many ghostwriters do specialize in writing books for the famous and wealthy, it’s a myth that ghostwriting is strictly for celebrity tell-alls or corporate memoirs. There are plenty of ghostwriters out there who specialize in […]

14 May 2019

7 UNUSUAL WAYS TO IMPROVE YOUR WRITING

As with every form of art, we writers are constantly working to improve our craft. From reading the works of great writers to attending writing workshops and checking out the latest and greatest grammar rules and regulations, we try very hard to stay at the top of our writing game. In our never-ending search for […]

13 May 2019

PREPARING TO WRITE YOUR FAMILY HISTORY BOOK: HOW TO DRAFT AN OUTLINE AND ORGANIZE YOUR RESEARCH

If you are like many people tackling the project of writing your family history book, you probably have a mountain of old paper documents, photos, and information you printed from online sources. Does this sound familiar?  You know the hard copy of the family tree on your mother’s side is around somewhere, but it might […]

10 May 2019

DESIGNING AN EFFECTIVE EDITORIAL CALENDAR YOU CAN STICK WITH – PART 2

In Part 1 of this blog, we shared some strategies and best practices for creating an editorial calendar that you’ll actually want to use. In this installment, we’ll continue the discussion by taking a look at some common stumbling blocks to avoid in the process. We’ve identified seven common pitfalls that can derail even the […]

09 May 2019

2019’S BEST PRODUCTIVITY TOOLS FOR WRITERS

One of the biggest challenges that writers face is time management. We often have several projects going on at once, which can leave us feeling like we are running around like a chicken with its head cut off. While there are many different productivity tools out there that promise to help with time and task […]

08 May 2019

DESIGNING AN EDITORIAL CALENDAR YOU CAN ACTUALLY STICK WITH – PART 1

Are you new to content creation? Having trouble keeping tabs on projects with multiple deadlines and lots of moving parts? Still looking for a good way to organize all your projects? Designing an easy-to-use, effective editorial calendar is the key to creating consistent, successful content for yourself, your business, or your clients. It might also […]

07 May 2019

33 OF THE BEST FREE FONT DOWNLOADS FOR WRITERS

As writers, we are generally limited in the fonts that we can use. While a fancy font may seem more fun and exciting than the basic Arial, Times New Roman, or Calibri, we have to be sure that the fonts we use can be easily read and understood. Every once in a while, though, we […]

06 May 2019

COPYWRITER Q&A: JENNIFER DELAY TALKS CULTURAL DIFFERENCES AND EDITING WORK BY NON-NATIVE SPEAKERS

At The Writers For Hire (TWFH), our client base includes companies from all over the world. We love meeting and working with clients from other cultures – but collaborating on English-language writing projects with non-native speakers can definitely be challenging.  In this installment of Copywriter Q&A, the talented, multi-lingual Jennifer DeLay explains how to make […]

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