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Online Writing Tools and Programs: How One Writer Learned to Love Grammarly

Posted: August 31, 2020 | By:

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I'm ashamed to admit that after 2 ½ years as an English Major in college, I am finally learning how to use a comma correctly. For reference, that was twenty years ago. In my defense, it was during those first two years of college when I was more...

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Beyond Writer’s Block: 3 Challenges Writers Face in Their Careers

Posted: August 24, 2020 | By:

It's been more than a decade since I could call myself a professional writer. #timeflies To be sure, writing has done more than help me pay my bills. On the whole, it's been enormously rewarding and saved me thousands of dollars on psychiatrists. (Writing is far...

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5 Ways to Increase Productivity and Improve Your Writing Habits

Posted: August 10, 2020 | By:

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We may think we need a writer’s retreat to finish our quarterly content creation or write the first draft of our manuscript. In reality, we need to be able to trust ourselves enough, and trust what we want to write about, in order to truly see success with our writing. An endless stream of distractions...

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Becoming the Recession-Proof Freelancer: An Interview with Writer & Business Coach Carol Tice

Posted: August 3, 2020 | By:

Carol Tice is a freelance-writing business coach, freelance writer, book ghostwriter, and blogger. Passionate about helping freelance writers grow their careers (particularly through tough economic times!) she recently released her new FREE e-book

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Can you even write a book at the moment?

Posted: July 24, 2020 | By:

Life has been turned upside down.

The Covid world we live in is one in which we don’t know whether our kids will go back to school this summer, when we’ll next be able to see our far-flung friends and family, and – for some of us – what will happen to our...

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How Blogging Has Influenced Writing (And How to Write Better Blog Posts)

Posted: July 17, 2020 | By:


It is hard to comprehend that a new blog is created every 7.4 seconds. Nearly 3,000,000 posts are made public every day. Over 10,000 updates take place each hour. These...

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How to Construct Your Book Outline

Posted: June 29, 2020 | By:

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...

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Editing 101: How to Choose an Editor Webinar

Posted: June 26, 2020 | By:

In this webinar, Gotham Ghostwriters Editorial Director Nate Roberson, Editor and Agent at Aevitas Creative Management Michael Signorelli and veteran freelance editor and coach Emily Heckman discuss how first-time authors can try to find the right kind of editor for their work. The challenge is knowing which kind works best for their particular project.

To help crack this code, Nate, Michael, and Emily hosted a conversation to teach authors how to navigate the editing marketplace, and how to get the most out of the editor they select. They also spoke about a broad range of topics,...

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Featured Writer of the Week: Kevin Maney

Posted: June 22, 2020 | By:

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...

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The first year of your new career

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


Exec comms has changed from corporate window-dressing to society-saving work. Are you up for this?

Last Friday the Professional Speechwriters Association and the Executive Communication Council held our first full-on virtual conference. In my keynote remarks, I suggested that this isn’t the most crucial time in the history...

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