Are you wanting to publish a story or any other kind of written work but don’t know how to present it to your readers efficiently? Then WordPress is probably the best tool to help you with that. And all you really need is one of the readily available WordPress themes that is coded up for writers and authors, so for this WordPress Wednesday I’ve have six of the best ones for you right here for you!

These themes are designed to look beautiful and give you catchy site elements. Still, while also keeping the focus on your content and of course, your style of writing will be what makes the difference, but to get to the point where people are interested in your writings, you may have to pay attention to a few design-related details first.

Theme details like retina-ready pages, elegant and stylised typography, themes that have minimal interfaces and distraction-free layouts that are some of the few features you find in these themes, so your readers and yourself can enjoy the experience equally.

1. Falkorn

Falkorn

Falkorn is a clean and modern WordPress theme with an elegant, carefully crafted design. This powerful, responsive blog theme is ideal for your personal or magazine-style blog, whether your passion is travel, beauty, nature, photography, architecture, DIY the list goes on!

Falkorn will make your WordPress look beautiful everywhere. The theme was designed with the “mobile first” design, unlimited colours, 3 featured area layouts, 5 different blog listing layouts, 2 custom widgets, dozens of configurable options and all of this you can manage with one click of your mouse in user friendly WordPress Customizer or when adding new post or page.

Price: $19.00

2. Arkona

Arkona

Arkona is a clean and modern WordPress theme with an elegant, carefully crafted design. This powerful, responsive blog theme is ideal for your personal or magazine-style blog.

This result in a beautiful experience for the users, on all devices.2 featured area layouts, 11 different blog listing layouts, 3 custom posts layouts, 3 custom page layouts, dozens of configurable options – and all of this you can manage with one click of your mouse in user friendly WordPress Customizer or when adding new post or page.

Price: $29.00

3. Marlow

Marlow

Marlow Personal Blog WordPress theme is a bit unusual theme with vintage feeling is optimised, coded with site performance in mind and brings full support for all native WordPress functionalities. Very good performance rankings are possible thanks to complex theme optimisation.

You can still extend functionality easily; lean and valid source code guarantees great plugin support and compatibility. Marlow is a premium easy-to-use WordPress theme developed specifically for personal, streamlined blog websites. The theme is classic-like and brings minimalist feeling to your WordPress blog.

This theme comes with three main layouts (left sidebar, right sidebar and without sidebar) and with a fully responsive design. You will receive a detailed documentation along with additional features like unlimited color schemes, countless Google webfonts, custom widgets etc. Functions are based on solid back-end Redux framework.

Price: $49.00

4. Gutenote

Gutenote

Gutenote is an absolutely fresh and comprehensive blog WordPress theme which is completely compatible with Gutenberg and allows to create beautiful posts using all of the editing possibilities brought by this visual editor. The theme comes with a bunch of creative blog page layouts suited for lots of specific subjects.

You can take advantage of standard, video, gallery, quote, and more post types to perfectly highlight your preferable topic. Beautiful typography, extremely simple customization, and of course, a very creative homepage all of this is just a small list of extensive opportunities that Gutenote can bring to a blogger using Gutenberg editor, no matter a newbie or an expert.

Price: $49.00

5. Writers

Writers

The Writers theme give your reader the pleasure of reading blog posts and articles on a light, white, minimalistic and modern writing blog. Writer is simple and easy to set up, you will get a high quality elegant multi purpose blogging website out of the box, so you can focus on content. If you are a writer, author or blogger then this theme is perfect for you, due to the SEO optimised and SEO friendly fast code.

A lot of time have been spend on typography, retina optimization, article setup and the writing and reading experience optimisation. You can change almost every colour in the theme, set up an awesome header, put information about yourself in the sidebar or choose the full width template.

Price: Free

6. SimpleBlogily

Simpleblogily

Simpleblogily is a simple responsive WordPress blog and news theme made for bloggers and newspapers. Its elegant and minimalistic look make its an attractive theme for writers who wish to write about their view on food, fashion, travel, clothing, movies or their lifestyle in general.

Simpleblogily is of course modern in the ways that it is both fast and search engine optimised as a theme should be nowadays. The sidebar allows widgets, ad-sense affiliate links or whatever else you wish to put there. Installing and setting up the theme is simple for any author, we have tried to optimise the user friendliness by making the interface clean and so it as easy as possible to set up and start using.

If the business aspect is important for you, for example if you are using it as a newspaper or personal writing/journalist portfolio then it’s great since your website is able to rank everywhere on the internet with our theme, for example in Yahoo, Bing or Google.

Price: Free

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WordPress Wednesday – 6 WordPress Themes for Writers & Authors