Is Your Book Ready for an Editor?

Is Your Book Ready for an Editor?

NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month) is an annual event held in November that challenges writers to draft a 50,000-page novel in 30 days. To achieve that goal, you must write a minimum of 1,667 words a day, which is a tall order, even for accomplished writers. The...

How to Write a Press Release

  A well-written, properly formatted press release is a great tool for making your target audiences aware of important developments in your business. If it’s professional and written in proper news style, you gain credibility with the media as well as media...
Break the Rules!

Break the Rules!

There are rules for most things in life, and it’s up to you as a classy person and professional to know what the protocols are in any given situation. My mother used to insist that we speak the English language properly and to comport ourselves elegantly at the dinner...
Episode 4: Theresa Medoff

Episode 4: Theresa Medoff

Welcome to Episode #4 of the Media Pro Spotlight podcast. In this episode, Theresa Medoff, associate editor of AAA World Magazine, shares a number of tips she collected from her years of experience, and also her media colleagues and PR practitioners, about...
Self-Publishing Advice from Lois Hoffman

Self-Publishing Advice from Lois Hoffman

The great 20th century wit and author, Dorothy Parker, famously said, “I hate to write, but I love having written.” Writing is an arduous, lengthy process, and even the greatest, most prolific writers struggle with it. Much of the time, writing is an agonizing,...
Ghostwriting Realities

Ghostwriting Realities

A ghostwriter is a person who writes things that are officially credited to a client, such as books, speeches, articles, blogs, white papers and more. Public relations professionals ghostwrite for their clients all the time. It’s part of the job. There’s been a big...