Category Archives: Write Place News

The Write Place represents Iowa in Google’s 2015 Economic Impact Report

The Write Place is pleased to be recognized in this year’s Google Economic Impact Report. For the report, Google selected a small business from each state to give life to how their search and advertising programs help businesses find customers.  In 2015, Google’s tools helped provide $165 billion of economic activity for 1.4 million businesses, […]

Announcing our new arrival: Sarah Purdy!

The Write Place is thrilled to welcome Sarah Purdy to our team in the role of writer and publishing consultant. Sarah started training with outgoing Editor and Book Division Coordinator Hannah Crawford on June 1 and will take over the role full-time in July. Sarah will join Graphic Designer Michelle Stam in the Pella, Iowa, […]

Join us in celebrating 20 years in business

This year marks 20 years since the Write Place was founded in 1995. We couldn’t have done it without our fantastic customers! To thank you for making our success possible, we’re offering discounts to customers both old and new in the months of September and October. Start a new book publishing or website project in […]

From basement to business

The year was 1995: the first Toy Story opened in theaters, eBay went live, and Newt Gingrich was Time’s Man of the Year. That same year, Carol Van Klompenburg founded the Write Place as a one-person writing shop in Pella, Iowa. Fast forward to 2015 and the Write Place is celebrating its 20-year anniversary, having expanded its services to include graphic design, branding, online content marketing, websites […]

Great deals for book lovers on Cyber Monday

Looking for the perfect gift for the book lover in your life? Starting on Cyber Monday, December 1, through Friday, December 5, it’s buy 2, get 1 FREE* at the Write Place bookstore. It’s simple: Visit and place an order for any two books. Once your order is completed, email to let me know […]




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