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Category: Pros on Prose

Nature writing, true crime, history, essays, memoir, and narrative journalism all have this in common: if the writing is not compelling, the reader will put it down.
When you realize good grammar is essential to good writing, you thank the gods and goddess of technology for Grammarly and Hemingway.
We recently asked our community of writers about when and how they knew they were destined to be writers. Read some of their stories here.
Ginny Carter is an award-winning UK book ghostwriter with a business background. She's ghostwritten over a dozen books on a wide variety of topics, from HR to phobias. They all have this in common: they’re bringing their authors visibility, credibility, and bookability. Some of them have also been accepted by publishers such as Penguin Random House and Hachette.
Kevin Maney is a writer and consultant. He selectively works with CEOs and companies on writing projects that give something interesting or important to the world. His most recent book is Unscaled: How AI and a New Generation of Upstarts Are Creating the Economy of the Future and prior to that, he wrote Play Bigger: How Pirates, Dreamers, and Innovators Create and Dominate Markets.
Exec comms has changed from corporate window-dressing to society-saving work. Are you up for this?
If there’s been one prevailing sentiment among speechwriters across all that time, it’s a wish that their leaders would be more candid, more expressive—say something more meaningful than the platitudes they cling to.
The reason business book authors deviate from their best content is because they’re more focused on impressing their readers (friends, parents, or old professors) instead of helping their readers.
Sherry L. Granader is a ghostwriter who specializes in creating and writing memoirs, business, nutrition, and fitness books.
The fate of your keynote speech has been up in the air for weeks, and today you finally got the word: That association meeting or annual conference you were eagerly anticipating will now be a virtual event because the coronavirus remains a threat. What does that mean for you and your keynote speech?