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Stop Writing to Improve Your Writing

Posted: April 17, 2020 | By:

Jeff Swystun is a Consulting CMO for leading brands & brands wanting to lead and ghostwriter. Learn more at swystuncommunications.com or by following @JeffSwystun on Twitter.


There are two terms writers detest. The first is, “writer’s block”. The...

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So Your Book Tour Got Cancelled? How These 2 Authors Started A Mighty Blaze

Posted: April 12, 2020 | By:

Caroline Leavitt and Jenna Blum are cofounders of A Mighty Blaze, a social media initiative for authors whose tours have been canceled by the coronavirus pandemic and lockdown. They hope by lighting "a mighty blaze" authors will still be able to reach their readers—and readers will also have a place to go every week to find and buy new books.

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Your Audience Is Bored Already

Posted: April 10, 2020 | By:

David Murray is editor of Vital Speeches of the Day. Learn more at vsotd.com or by following @VitalSpeeches on Twitter.


It was a relatively good week for speeches and speechwriters!

On Sunday, Queen Elizabeth gave a widely appreciated televised speech calling on British citizens to show "the quiet, good-humored resolve" they've been known for going back to her first radio...

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The Dos and Don’ts of Working From Home

Posted: March 30, 2020 | By:

Working from home doesn’t have to be less productive than being in the office—think of all the missed work when you overhear your coworkers talking or getting pulled into a meeting you didn’t really need to attend (wait, that’s still happening for some of you, but at least you can be on mute!). As we head into another week of working from home, we thought we’d put together a few tips and tricks from the people who have a lot of expertise in doing so: writers! We reached out to our network of writers and editors, some of whom have been working from...

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How to Write the Perfect Wedding Toast

Posted: March 23, 2020 | By:

Alicia Ostarello and Angie Sommer are cofounders of Vow Muse, a ghostwriting service for all the special moments in your life including custom-written vows, speeches, and ceremonies. Learn more at vowmuse.com or by following @vowmuse on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, and Instagram.


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What Happens When Editors Get Their Hands on Your Book : Interview with Editor Carrie Cantor

Posted: March 15, 2020 | By:

This article about Carrie Cantor, who has three decades’ worth of experience in the book publishing industry, is about the importance of searching for the right editor, the value an editor can bring, and her own process when working with an author. The full article was...

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Featured Writer of the Week: Jordan G. Teicher

Posted: March 9, 2020 | By:

Jordan G. Teicher is a writer based in Brooklyn. His work has appeared in The New York Times, The Guardian, and The New Republic, among other publications. Learn more at jordangteicher.weebly.com or by following @teicherj on Twitter.

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Featured Writer of the Week: Mary Curran Hackett

Posted: February 24, 2020 | By:

Mary Curran Hackett - Gotham Ghostwriters

Mary Curran Hackett is the author of two novels, Proof of Heaven and Proof of Angels. Her writing has also been featured in The Writer, Writer's Digest, and other national magazines, as well as NPR. Her blog post "What I Want Everyone to Know About Suicide" went viral in 2015, and she appeared on NBC Nightly...

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Featured Writer of the Week: Toni Robino

Posted: August 19, 2019 | By:

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This week's featured writer is Toni Robino, co-founder of Windword Literary Services LLC and a leading editorial collaborator in both fiction and nonfiction, with titles on the New York Times bestseller list. She’s creatively inspired by projects that can make a profound difference for the planet and the conscious...

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Featured Writer of the Week: Glenn Plaskin

Posted: May 20, 2019 | By:

Veteran journalist and celebrity interviewer Glenn Plaskin is the bestselling author of Horowitz: The Biography of Vladimir Horowitz; Turning Point: Pivotal Moments in the Lives of America’s Celebrities; KATIE: Up and Down The Hall: The True Story of How One Dog Turned Four Neighbors into a Family, plus a great variety of

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