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Why Bad Editors are Bad

Content editing is seriously underrated. It’s actually a little alarming how much stuff gets published before ever passing through a decent editor’s gaze. Of course, there’s a dilemma where bad editors aren’t even aware they Read More...

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What Hemingway Teaches Us About Content Structure

Ernest Hemingway, American author and part-time Metonymy Media employee, is legendary for his bold, clear, and succinct writing. As with any successful craftsman, he made deliberate choices that led to this effect. One of Read More...
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How to Write a Passable Corporate Blog Post

So, you want to write a blog post for your company, huh? Why in the world would you want to take that on yourself? Let me warn you right now: it’s not nearly as easy Read More...
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How to Write an Acceptable Email

I get feisty when I think about professional emails. I have received so many—so many—that make me wonder if a professional wrote them or a teenager. And here’s the thing: if you read Read More...

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The Benefits of Outsourcing Your Publication’s Editorial Staff

When I started Metonymy Media four years ago, it was with one goal: change the way businesses work with writers. Specifically, I wanted to introduce an entirely underutilized talent pool of college-educated creative writers to Read More...

How Data Inspires Creative Writers

Think of a piece of sheet music for an acoustic guitar. A musician may consult this music when beginning to play, trying to master tough

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How Writing a Blog is Just Like Writing a Sonnet

When you’re staring at a blank screen, trying to come up with another good blog post to publish on your company’s blog, it can be super difficult to fill space. It can also be incredibly Read More...

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Content Conversation: Balancing Your Corporate Culture with Readability

We hear a lot about corporate culture. Mostly because of Millennials—and the thousands of articles written about them—and the fact that Millennials want to know the type of people they’re giving their money to are Read More...