WordPress and writing go hand in hand, it was originally started as a tool for blogging and has come a long way since then. Still, overwhelmingly the largest use for using WordPress is for sharing your writing with the world – whether you are a personal
blogger, freelance writer or published professional author, WordPress is the best tool to use to share your words with the world.

In this post we go back to basics and have gathered together over 70 WordPress Themes for Writers and Authors. All of the themes on this list have been designed to let your words do the talking – publish your writing online with ease with the beautifully
designed themes.

Divi

Divi is an excellent choice for writers and authors – it lets you build a custom unique website using a drag and drop interface so you can get it looking exactly the way you want – drop in text areas, image blocks and many other type of content to make
your website as simple and clean or as complex as you like.

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Morning Time

Morning Time is a Premium WordPress theme with a beautiful design ideal for a Personal Blog, Family Blog, Journalists and anyone who loves to share their daily thoughts in a very professional and unique manner.

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Candid

Quickly and easily create beautiful content-focused website with images, galleries, video, audio and more.

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Camera

Create a beautifully minimal and distraction-free photography series or photo blog with Camera.

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Designer

Designer enables you to quickly and easily showcase your latest design work, sketches, audio, photography and more.

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Pocket

Minimalist photoblogging at its finest. Highlight your writing with beautiful, expressive featured images.

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Publisher

Featuring a responsive, masonry-style layout, Publisher is an eclectic scrapbook of photos, videos, audio and more.

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Ampersand

A portfolio and business theme with an emphasis on beautiful, legible typography and a graceful mobile experience.

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Medium

Use Medium as a personal blog or a minimal portfolio to share your latest articles, photo galleries and videos.

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Editorso

Editorso is a 100% GPL writer WordPress template that is best suited for blogs and online portfolios. Pre-loaded with WordPress live customizer, the template can be tweaked effortlessly, without touching a line of code.

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Freelance Writer

If you have ever wondered how to create a standout website that would impress online visitors and attract new clients, then cast a glance at this professionally crafted design. Writer WordPress Theme was created to help you get hired.

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Writer WordPress Theme

Writing your new bestseller? Let people know about it via your own website. You don’t even need to hire a professional designer or developer. Change images and text, play with colors a little bit and you’ll get a trendy, user friendly site, reflecting
your personal style and way of thinking.

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Writing Spot

These days many popular writers either dont have their own websites or have very poor ones built long ago using an outdated code. The situation would be quite different once you get this theme for setting up an author page. Being easily customizable,
it will reflect the nature of your writing style, let readers know you better, provide you with an easy way to connect and communicate with the audience.

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Freelance Writer Theme

Freelance writers who don’t have a personal website are almost invisible today, that’s why online promotion of their services should be among their priorities. Building a cool site that would guarantee strong virtual presence of an artist is easy with
this template.

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Writers Page Theme

To make people interested in you, share more information with them via personal page. The contemporary design in attractive black and yellow colors will help perform it effectively.

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myBook

myBook is a WordPress Theme for authors, writers or anyone looking for a clean layout that focuses on their words. Theme Options allow you to change every font and color of the theme to allow you to match it to your personality and begin writing.

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Booky

“Booky” is an amazing responsive wordpress theme made by PanKogut which is just perfect for minimalist style lovers. It’s simple and elegant, great for Writers. It’s for use on the self-hosted WordPress.org platform only.

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WordPress For Writers

With advanced layout options, gorgeous large article images, citation support, article series, and author images, all wrapped up in a fully responsive design, WordPress For Writers takes care of making your site look beautiful and allows you to do what
you do best: write.

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Timeline

imeline is a simple theme with a very graceful look, which is designed with tender typography, for the writers and for every single moment in your daily life. The horizon scrolling slider is a feature standing out all the other themes. Like all the
other modern themes, Timeline is packed full of appearance options – supports all post types

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Twenties

Elegant, glamorous and classic the Twenties is a responsive masonry blog that’s just perfect for any blogger, photographer, freelancer or writer. It’s sleek layout is easy to read making your content really stand out. Twenties is the perfect theme for
any modern magazine or blog. The elegant and speedy design will keep your readers coming back for more!

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Envelope

Envelope Portfolio is a Powerful out of the box Premium WordPress Theme. The theme provides all the functionality you will have to present your products/work in a creative, professional and elegant way. It has powerful and flexible theme options panel,
which are very easy to use. You can have your custom envelope cover skin with custom colors and background patterns. The theme was created to be a powerful portfolio for that smart individual in the creative field. Designers, artist, writers, creative
thinkers and many more.

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Ostrich

Ostrich is classic, clean, simple, minimal, straight forward functionality theme. Ostrich have very useful, rich and powerful option panel. Ostrich is well crafted a sleek two-column theme ideal for any creative writers or personal bloggers.

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GraceUnderPressure

A touch optimized theme for writers with a focus on responsive design optimized for today’s touch and swipe mobile devices, includes 6 months support. Careful attention to detail has been paid to every aspect of GraceUnderPressure, and as the name implies
this beautiful WordPress theme has been designed from the ground up with today’s mobile user generation.

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Elegant

The Elegant theme is a simple yet elegant, multipurpose theme that removes all the the fancy animations and graphic effects, and instead focuses more on your content. Crafted with minimal design and great attention to typography, Elegant theme provides
a stunning visual that displays and functions beautifully across all devices.

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Ravage

Ravage is big, bold & beautiful theme helping writers & creatives alike share their work, your perfect choice in a WordPress theme for sharing your articles, photographs, videos or more.

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Sondos

Sondos is an awesome WordPress theme which brings simple and clean design. It’s very flexible, fully customizable by WordPress Customizer. It’s a perfect fit for photographers, artists, writers, or people looking for a theme with clean design to share
their photos, galleries, videos and articles.

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Penoolis

Penoolis is personal blog WordPress theme designed for bloggers or writers who like a simple, clean and spacious layout for their personal blogging site. Penoolis focuses on the most important thing from a blog, the content. You can practically change
any colors and font styles on Penoolis personal blog theme easily. You can made the style changes using our Theme Options and default WordPress theme Customizer.

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WordMag

WordMag – Typography Focused WordPress Magzine Theme is a theme for magazines, blogs, writers and personal sites with a focus on typography. WordMag have great features required by content rich sites like content blocks, blog layouts, multiple homepage
layouts, about us template, contact page layout, dozens of shortcodes and multiple gallery layouts.

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Simplart

Simplart is a simple, minimal and clean WordPress Blog Theme. A perfect theme for artists, photographers, personal bloggers and writers. All features of the theme are brought down to only the most necessary features when publishing a blog. It is super
easy to use as it does not complicate things. It provides the best user experience when reading articles because of its nice typography and ample white spacing. Its responsive design will make your website look professional and clean-looking.

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RAIN

The main purpose while designing Rain Responsive WordPress Theme was to make a fresh, modern and professional theme. WordPress is a blogging platform and that is why this theme is intend mostly to writers and bloggers. Rain theme is styled to be multipurpose.
You will find this theme suitable if you are writing poetry, prose, comedy, or drama. You can use this template even if you are writing fairy tales, songs, short stories, science articles, essays or just use it as your diary. You can add feature image
to every post which enables you to makes your site more personal.

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Type

Type is a simple, streamlined and minimalist blogging theme with user-friendly and fully responsive design. Type theme is suited for all creative personal, writer or blog websites and for anyone else who want to share their writing with the world. Theme
comes with many styling features and you can create own color schemes thanks to advanced admin panel.

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Tulip

Tulip is a Responsive WordPress theme which brings simple and clean design. It’s very flexible, fully customizable by WordPress Customizer. We take care of every detail to create awesome blog for you. It’s a perfect fit for photographers, artists, writers,
or people looking for a theme with clean design to share their photos, galleries, videos and articles.

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Literatum

Literatum is a perfect theme for writers and online journals/magazines that are looking to display their articles in a clean and modern way, with an easy navigation and focusing the reader’s attention on the content.

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Semantic

Semantic is a trendy and unique WordPress Blog theme for writers, bloggers, online publishers and content creators. It offers several features like multiple homepage layouts, essential page templates, shortcodes and support for popular third-party plugins.

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Forte

Forte is a theme for writers to convey their messages with strength and simplicity. With a wild array of features and brevity, Forte is designed to tell your stories with poise, elegance and multifaceted beauty.

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Journal

Journal is a perfect modern theme for blogging in style. Take advantage of Journal’s clean, aesthetic and straightforward functionality to ensure your blog stands apart from the rest in modern sophistication. It’s packed with essential features such
as different post formats, useful shortcodes, widgets and a great design, this theme is for those who just want to write.

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Penamoo

Write the story of your journey all around the world with Penamoo. Penamoo’s goal is to create the best WordPress Themes with a pixel-perfect eye for detail and a high standard for aesthetic excellence. A clean, simple, beautiful and creative themes
that would be perfect for blogger, creative portfolios or freelancers.

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Giza

Giza gives professional writers, bloggers, magazines and podcasters a beautifully crafted platform to post compelling content in a variety of formats—while providing readers with an unforgettably engaging experience.

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Typist

Typist highlights all the best parts of WordPress that everyone loves with minimal setup and only a handful of customisation options. Engage your readers by providing them the best experience when reading your content while keeping you focus and continuously
motivated to produce more great articles.

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Writer

A big bold modern blogging theme for creative writers. Each post and page can have their own background slideshow. Responsive Design – Crafted to provide easy reading and navigation with minimal resizing, panning, and scrolling across a wide range of
devices.

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Evoke

Evoke is a WordPress photo blog theme for writers and for those who like to share their stories in a simple and elegant way ( travelers, bloggers, photographers etc. ). The theme has a clean and modern design, using all the browser screen space. It
comes with a widgetized homepage and 7 layouts for displaying articles.

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Bookish

Bookish has been designed for e-book authors and marketers alike and combines everything you need to quickly get your product noticed! It is a clean responsive WordPress theme suitable for book authors, ebook writers, marketers, digital products, or
similar websites that needs a feature rich yet beautiful presence online. It is created with a responsive design which makes it a perfect fit for all devices.

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Focus

Focus is a beautiful, minimal, content focused responsive WordPress theme for the creative freelancer, writer, blogger or photographer.

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Blogo

Blogo is a stylish WordPress theme designed for creative writers and bloggers. It’s suitable for any kind of blog or diary. What makes it unique are the custom integration of hand drawn characters and design elements, which are going to make your website
standout.

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TuneUp

TuneUp is a wordpress theme for your personal blog. It is responsive and easy to use. It works well with all desktop and mobile devices. If you’re a writer, an author, a publisher and looking for a clean blogging solution then TuneUp is for you. All
post formats are included.

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Share

Share is a great theme for collecting and sharing memories, whether you’re a keen adventurer, writer, poet, explorer, philosopher, blogger, musician, diarist or all of the above – Share is for you.

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Wild Book

Wild Book is a vintage, elegant & creative WordPress theme. Best choice for personal blog or portfolio website. Design based on a split page layout, has a vertical menu and customizable background. Wild Book very flexible & customizable, SEO
friendly, responsive & retina ready.

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Beetle

Beetle is a responsive WordPress theme for blogs, portfolios, app showcases and resumes. If you are a designer, a writer, a photographer or just a creative, then Beetle is just right for you!

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Literary

Not only is Literary a beautifully crafted blog theme, it also comes with a post type for showcasing your books and a post type for your portfolio. So whether you are a blogger, a writer, an author, an illustrator, designer or in fact anyone – Literary
is for you.

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Clearview

This Theme is Crafted with care and minute attention to detail and designed to meet today’s trend. Clearview Designed for Bloggers in mind, This Theme suitable for Personal & Professional Blogger, Author, Writers and even Simple Magazine.

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Boston

Boston is creative urban theme created with passion for day to day writers. It is constructed for people who are good thinking, passionate and concise with their daily thoughts on various subjects. Clean and eye catching design will allow you to stand
out from the sea of sameness and look alike blogs. Unique theme for unique people.

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Blank

Blank is an elegant, minimalistic WordPress theme with ultra-clean design and strongly focusing on content. It’s a good choice for blogging with all standards: responsive, retina-ready, translation ready, simple, clean and effective. It’s also easy
to setup and you can publish your content right after installing theme. No need more coding or something else.

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WriterPRO

WriterPRO is a clean & minimal WordPress blog theme. It is includes awesome typography for attractive layout. WriterPRO is identical for any type or personal blog website. It is added awesome parallax effect for unique display.

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The Thinker

“The Thinker” is a perfectly simple blogging theme. It has just enough detail without being flashy and just enough features not to get complicated. Beautiful typography and clean layout are a must for any modern blogger and this is where “The Thinker”
excels. It keeps readers focused on the content while creating relaxing environment for the eyes.

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Virginal

Virginal is a beautiful blog theme created for personal blog writers. Theme provides a wide range of options and layout styles that will help you to set up your own blog in few clicks. Virginal is built with the latest techniques and is fully responsive.
In simple words, Virginal will make your blog outstanding because of its unique and pleasant design.

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Roxy Bird

Roxy Bird is now a WordPress theme! Roxy Bird was built with copywriters in mind. It is modern and clean with a focus on typographical content.

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Writer

Writer is a highly responsive web building tool that will help you create visually appealing web pages built on WordPress. Writer built on a very powerful and flexible Foundation 5 framework by ZURB. Writer WordPress theme is translation-ready. You
can translate it to any language as well as set it up for multiple languages. It includes a .POT file that is used to create .po/.mo files in the language you need.

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BookWriter

BookWriter is a minimal ebook landing page built with bootstrap 3.2. This is fully mobile responsive template ideal for any book marketing campaign. BookWriter is very easy to customize with clean well-commented codes.

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Amalie

“Amalie” is a feature rich, uniquely designed premium blogging theme built upon the free “Twenty Fifteen” WP theme. Responsive grid is a standard these days and “Amalie” makes a good use of it to preserve its unique looks across the whole range of internet
capable devices. As a bonus this theme comes with a couple of custom page templates, color customization options and a top notch Soliloquy slider that will help to further customize the theme.

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Published

Published is the perfect theme for self-published or traditionally published authors. Published supports Amazon, Kobo, Barnes & Noble and Amazon UK. You can also add your own retailers.

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Imago

Create beautiful stories in a simple way. A minimalist theme that utilizes the full power of WordPress. Not just for writers. Polished with an accuracy to every pixel.

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yBlog

yBlog is an elegant and minimal WordPress theme created for travellers, blogger and photographers. The theme meticulously designed, all space and details handled with care, which makes your post clean and help your fans focus on every word you write.

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Essay Pro

Essay Pro WordPress Theme is a handsome theme built for writers and blogging enthusiasts who are looking for a clever, elegant and bold platform to build their web presence. With its clean lines, purposeful design and headlining layout engine, Essay
Pro is the all-around perfect WordPress theme for your blog.

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Scriber

Scriber focuses entirely on being a WordPress theme for writers. This is a really mean, simple blogging machine. This is exactly what you need, if you are looking for a simple blog and not swamped with unnecessary features. Scriber brings a refreshing
change to how your content be shared in an uncluttered reading environment. Make your quality articles have the best READABILITY experience.

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Enpine

The Enpine is a fanstatic theme for content writers with minimalist, professional and elegant design. The homepage displays recent posts as grids with a distinctive minimalist style.

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Raita

Raita is simple, clean, minimal and Easy to customize WordPress theme for Writers. It comes with nice typography design by default, yet you’re still be able customize it. It makes your readers feel comfortable while reading your precious articles. It’s
perfect for all kind of blog type.

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BLOGGIO

Bloggio is minimalist and modern, premium WordPress theme for authors and bloggers. Designed with rich user experience to love in itself readers and blogers. Created with care for every detail.

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Clarity

Clarity is a simple, minimalist WordPress theme designed specifically for writers. We’ve stripped out all the usual distracting functionality to leave a beautiful, easy to read blog that makes both writing and reading great content a breeze.

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Author Theme

The Author Theme is a responsive WordPress theme for authors, with a clean, minimal design optimized to highlight your books and content. Smart built in options allow you to customize the theme and craft a gorgeous website, with no coding knowledge
whatsoever.

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Book

Book is a one column WordPress blog theme suited for writers and bloggers. It is clean and minimalist. Book is inspired by classic novel page designs mainly focusing on simplicity, typography and content.

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