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22 Feb 2019

TWO DECISIONS TO MAKE BEFORE YOU START WRITING YOUR BOOK

Most of our ghostwriting clients come to us with some clear ideas of what they want in their book: They know what they want to say, and they know who they’re writing for. They know why they’re writing a book — whether it’s to honor a loved one, bolster their career, share their expertise, or […]

15 Feb 2019

YOUR GUIDE TO THE FAMILY HISTORY INTERVIEW

So, you’ve decided to write a family history book but are not quite sure where to start. Or, maybe you are ghostwriting an autobiography for someone else. Either way, you’ll want to be sure to include all of the best family stories. If you rely on just your own memory, or that of your subject, […]

21 Jan 2019

PUBLISHER INTERVIEW: WHAT TO EXPECT WITH PUBLISHING YOUR BOOK

The fairytale version of finishing a book goes something like this:  You dramatically pull a final book page from the typewriter carriage, stack it on top of a huge pile of papers, stuff it into a bulky package, rush ship it to your favorite publisher, and immediately get a call praising your book and offering […]

10 Jan 2019

10 BEST FORMATS FOR YOUR COMPANY HISTORY BOOK

Given all that goes into starting and successfully running a business, chances are that your company has a story to tell. Have you been tasked with sharing it? Maybe you have a milestone anniversary to celebrate, a legacy to preserve, or a great brand origin to share. Whatever the reasons, if you’ve thought about chronicling […]

31 Dec 2018

A GENEALOGIST’S GUIDE TO DECIPHERING OLD GERMAN SCRIPT

If you’ve ever dabbled in Genealogy, you know that reading the print on old documents can be a daunting task. Not only is the writing hard to read (especially on documents that have not been well maintained), but the formation of the letters is often different from what we see today. Well, if you think […]

17 Dec 2018

THE GHOSTWRITER’S SURVIVAL GUIDE

Have you ever wondered what goes into being a ghostwriter? Have you pictured yourself writing books for other people, but have no idea how to get started? If you answered “yes” to either of these questions, then this great “survival guide” from Freedom With Writing is just what you need. This informative guide covers everything […]

11 Dec 2018

PUBLISHING GUIDE – DEFINING THE TERMS AND PEOPLE FOUND IN PUBLISHING

Publishing has a long and romantic history, filled with names and figures that we all know. For example, most aspiring writers can tell you not only who it was that invented the printing press, but also what is often considered to be the first book ever printed on it  (if you’re not sure what the […]

13 Nov 2018

PUBLISHING INS AND OUTS: PROCEED WITH CONTRACT CAUTION

Long hours and late nights of pounding the keys have finally resulted in something monumental–a book! You’ve finished your manuscript and even scored interest from a publisher or two. What’s not to like? You could get used to this author life. But wait! Before you start counting those dollar signs in your bank account without […]

23 Oct 2018

THE SHORT STORY ATM

Gone are the days when it was common for Americans to sit around and read for pleasure. Whether it can be attributed to our busier lifestyles or our lack of attention spans, it is estimated that Americans only read for pleasure an average of 17 minutes each day. In fact, the percentage of Americans who […]

02 Oct 2018

CHOOSING THE RIGHT FORMAT WHEN WRITING YOUR FAMILY HISTORY

You’ve dreamed of writing a family history for years — and you’ve even started wading through old documents, photos, and records. But after countless hours of research, you’re stuck. What do you do with all of the materials you’ve gathered? What’s the best way to present your family’s history? What kind of a story do […]

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