The Write Blog

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, multilingual Jennifer DeLay explains how to make […]

03 May 2019

15 GREAT NONFICTION BOOKS YOU CAN READ IN A DAY

Reading, in general, has a lot of benefits. And the benefits to reading nonfiction are even greater. For one, nonfiction books can teach you valuable life lessons and ways to deal with adversities in your own life.  Nonfiction books can also help to expand your vocabulary and improve your concentration. But, let’s face it; sometimes […]

02 May 2019

HOW YOUR LANGUAGE IS SHAPED BY THE PLACES YOU HAVE LIVED

It’s common knowledge that if you are from New York or New Jersey, you have a particular accent or way of talking that’s stereotypical of the region. And if you are from Georgia or Alabama, your slow drawl is certain to give your southern roots away. But, did you know that the actual words you […]

01 May 2019

8 GREAT MOVIE ADAPTATIONS OF MEMOIRS

If you are anything like me, you cringe when you find out that your favorite memoir is being made into a movie. It’s not that there are no good film adaptations of memoirs out there—it just seems that, for some reason, they are hard to come by. Maybe it’s because the story-line and emotions of […]

30 Apr 2019

THE GREAT READING DEBATE: E-READERS VS. PAPER BOOKS

I love the smell of a new book. The sound the fresh, crisp paper makes when you turn the page. The feeling of the book’s weight in my hands. The knowledge that those 500 pages filled with raw emotions and heart-stopping suspense are all mine to unfold. To me, there is nothing better than a […]

29 Apr 2019

15 WRITERS WHO PROVE THAT LIFE IS STRANGER THAN FICTION

As Mark Twain famously said, truth is stranger than fiction. While that may not ring true for everyone, it seems that many writers and other creative types, such as Twain, have led some pretty fascinating lives. This entertaining blog from bachelorsdegreeonline.com dives into the lives of 15 famous writers whose lives have been more interesting […]

26 Apr 2019

14 TOP FAQS ABOUT GHOSTWRITING AND HIRING A GHOSTWRITER

Some people might not know this, but many famous books were actually written by ghostwriters and not by the authors listed on the book. The French classics of Alexandre Dumas, The Count of Monte Cristo and The Three Musketeers, are said to be collaborative works done with ghostwriters. After the death of author V.C. Andrews, […]