Category Archives: Write Place News

Take one, take two: First foray into video

In the fall of 2011, the Write Place entered a competition to win a $5,000 grant in the Dream Big Grow Here competition. Our dream was to use the money to sponsor a book contest—we would publish the winner’s book, free. As part of this process, we created a video to let people know who […]

A new look for the new year

By now, we hope most of our clients are familiar with branding and identity building. We are fairly certain most of you have heard one of us use the word consistency a time or two when talk of maintaining brand integrity was on the table. But is there ever a time to break up the […]

Write Place announces staffing change

The Write Place announces with regret that Production Manager Janelle Beekman will be resigning her position as of mid-November. “We are sad to see Janelle go,” said Manager Alexis Thomas. “She was a valuable addition to our team and provided a great creative spark. We wish her all the best as she relocates with her […]

The Write Place team expands

The Write Place recently added a new member to its team—Janelle Beekman, a graphic designer. Beekman’s responsibilities will include design and layout of projects such as newsletters, books, catalogs, ads, brochures and more. A graduate of South Dakota State University, Beekman holds a bachelor’s degree in graphic design and a minor in journalism. She also […]

Write Place announces winner of book contest

The Write Place, located in Pella, Iowa, has named Michael Van Natta of Knoxville as the winner of its 2012 Book Contest. “We had so many great entries that it was difficult to make a decision,” said Hannah Crawford, book division coordinator. “But Mike’s novel stood out—I was hooked from start to finish. We’re excited […]