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22 Free Author & Writer WordPress Themes for Pro Blogging

The computers and internet together usage over the last decade have given rise to the online community. Writing on a topic is the most powerful way to convey your message to the world and audience you look for. If your content is appealing then you will not have a problem in marketing your work. WordPress is one such platform for authors, writers to showcase their writing skills to the online world.

Easy content editing, homepage customization, distraction free writing, author & social widgets is what you get from these writer WordPress themes for the next level blogging experience.

WordPress has created and paved way to the customization of a website from hard to easy. A prospering group of programmers have arisen, causing in a variety of plugins and themes which can make any website be an achievement. There are many blogging related WordPress themes – free and premium, each one unique and boasting of unique features. With so many choices you are likely to get confused. To narrow down your choices we have filtered few WordPress themes. Writers and authors are going to get the most out of this to create a unique website and to present work.

Keep Writing

Keep Writing is a wonderful WordPress theme for authors and writers. The theme is lightweight, has a clean typography and is super simple to use. This modern theme uses Bootstrap with fully responsive queries and also compatible on mobile. You don’t have to worry about losing out on those viewers who use mobile always on the go. If you are an author or writer looking for a theme with minimalism and aesthetics, then Keep Writing is perfect for your website or blogging purposes as it provides you distraction free writing. It is highly customizable and anyone interested can use it.

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Free blog WordPress Theme – Keep Writing


Sentio is designed specifically to publish content and make it look beautiful. There are nine micro interactions on the theme, sharp, clean, classy and it uses amazing typography. The theme is fully responsive and it will look equally beautiful on all types of screen sizes. Sentio highlights various types of content like – images, posts, links, videos, quotes etc.  to make your website or blog look attractive with a fresh feel in it. Sentio is great not only for authors and writers but also for business sites, creative agency, portfolio or any other blogging media.

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sentio writer wp blog theme


Every author, writer or any blogger dreams of presenting their artistic content in the most beautiful, creative and unique way. Keeping this in mind the designers of Breviter have designed this sharp and light theme with a clean layout to present your work. The theme is for professionals and creative bloggers and has a robust code. The theme is also fully responsive and your website will look great on any device whether it is a laptop, computer, tab or a Smartphone. The theme is absolutely free to download and has some great features to make an awesome website which will attract many viewers.

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Breviter Free - blog wordpress theme


Apex is an intuitive interface which features 6 built in colour themes and a classy one page layout design. It is a classic style blog which offers a robust and reliable theme for your website or blog. There are many colours, themes and page settings using which you can style your project according to your requirements. Apex features a separate section for blogging which has single blog post pages, blog archive, supports 5 blog post types – single image post, text, video post, multiple image post, and quote. The template also includes client logo, team members, services, portfolio, blog page, contact and more. Apex uses Bootstrap 3 and is fully responsive with mobile and desktop layouts. The theme is WPML compatible and can be easily translated to the required language.

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free sophisticated, minimalist theme


EasyBlog is an elegant, flat, clean and modern WordPress theme with a nice typography. The theme is perfect for the authors and writers to build a website or a blog, the beautiful theme is sure to attract many viewers to your website. The theme comes a full and box width layout. It is fully responsive and looks wonderful in all types of screens; computers and Smartphone. The theme features 3 types of homepage variations, useful custom widgets, content layouts. The customizable options for theme are super easy to operate and makes your blog look more beautiful in simple steps. It also supports 8 post formats which include gallery, video, audio, image, link, standard, aside and quote.

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easy blog wordpress theme


The developers of the Amadeus designed the theme, emphasizing on the definitive stylishness and unique look. This beautiful WordPress theme is flat, simple and elegant. There are many layouts for the archive pages and main blog page, you get complete control on all the  pages. Amadeus is retina ready and the images scale on large monitors, it is also fully responsive. The theme is compatible with top plugins like Uber menu, Jetpack, bbPress Forum, WP Super Cache, Debug Objects, Broken Line Checker etc. It is also translation ready, all you need to do is select the language of your choice and build the website.

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Amadeus – Free Blogging theme


Vito is a beautiful WordPress with a clean typography made for the daily writers or authors. It is a fully responsive theme and looks beautiful on all types of screen sizes. The pixels of the pictures do not stretch on small or bigger screens making your work look beautiful. The theme uses latest HTML 5 and CSS3 on top of a solid framework. Vito has a pixel perfect design and some great animations. It has also been SEO optimized so that your website comes up on search engines without much due.

This WordPress theme has been well documented so you understand everything step by step. It also has a strong and active customer support in case you face any problems while installing it.

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personal blogging wordpress theme


A fully responsive and retina ready WordPress theme which will make your website look beautiful in all types of devices; computers, laptops, tabs and smartphones. FaceBlog is translation ready; all you need to do is change the code and use it in the language that you want. This is a simple yet classy WordPress theme which is highly customizable as you can alter according to your needs. FaceBlog is also elegant and clean, making it ideal for authors, bloggers, writers, journalists, and photographers. Other features include one column, left sidebar, right sidebar, custom menu, many fonts and colours and much more. The theme is also browser friendly and has been SEO optimized for your website to pop up on all the search engines.

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 clean & well designed blogging theme


If you are someone who wishes to write and share about your delicious recipes and cooking way, Sapor is a dream theme for all the food bloggers. Besides food blogging Sapor can also be used for gardening, health and lifestyle. This minimal theme will help your content and blog posts to look amazing and attract many viewers. Futhermore it is also fully responsive and retina ready. As a result you don’t have to worry about how your website would look on a small screen. You can add featured images to your posts to have a better impression on your viewers. You can design a logo for your blog or website which places itself above the social icons. The theme is highly customizable and makes a website in minutes.

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Sapor - passion free wp theme

Simple Melody

Simple Melody is ideal for recipe blogs, lifestyle, travel, photography and portfolio. You can choose your homepage layout by selecting two or three posts for every row. Noteable is that Melody is a minimal and simple WordPress theme. It also lets you set the position of the post’s sidebar with the help of its powerful customizer; keep it aligned right, left or hide it completely. You can display your work, add an introduction to your website like using a paragraph or sentence, welcome your viewers etc. Use the customizer to align message left, right or centre. The drop caps and sub-headings feature will give your content an added visual elegance. The theme is fully responsive and looks wonderful in all devices.

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harmonious free wordpress blog theme


If you are a publisher and looking to display your content in the most beautiful and expressive way then Kouki is the right WordPress theme for you. Kouki is a minimal flat two column theme which helps you to create your own personal blog which will attract many viewers. Kouki is retina ready and a fully responsive theme which looks beautiful in all types screen sizes. You have a choice of many colours and fonts from the Google library. There are social icons which you can place in your blog or website for better advertisement of your blog and products. Kouki also works well for photographers, food blogs, tumble logs and travel.

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Amazing Blog

A modern and clean WordPress theme; Amazing Blog is exactly what the writers and authors look for. The theme has been carefully designed to craft stunning and beautiful blogs for business and personal use. You don’t have to do any coding to design a professional blog. The theme is fully responsive giving you an edge over the competition. Thus “Amazing Blog” works well on smartphones and tabs and make your website look beautiful on even small screens. Other noticeable features include custom menu, custom colours, threaded comments, two columns, right sidebar, translation ready and many more.

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modern fully responsive WordPress blog theme

GlowLine Lite

GlowLine Lite is a fully responsive theme which has a modern and beautiful design which helps in designing beautiful websites and blogs. The theme is translation ready, there is a translatable po file which can be used to translate your website to the language of your choice. It is easy to install and you can customize your website fast. The changes happen as the theme supports Live customization. If you wish to have an online store, GlowLine is WooCommerec equipped which will help you to transform your website in to an online store. It has been SEO optimized to help your business grow and to create multisite network. The theme is fully responsive and retina ready and looks great on small screens too.

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GlowLine Lite- Free Blogging Theme

So Simple

If you believe in simplicity, then this one column layout theme is exactly what you want to design your website. “So Simple” is a responsive WordPress theme having a clean and classy layout. This actually gives beautiful results once you have finished designing your website. There are many colours and fonts which you can select from and the theme is also SEO friendly. Some of the other features include full width page template, editor styling, fixed layout, right sidebar, two column support, custom header, post formats, custom background, custom menu, and more. So Simple is highly customizable and is easy to use by anyone.

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free minimal theme for wordpress

Zinnias Lite

Zinnias Lite is an elegant, modern and clean WordPress theme.  It looks great on travel, food, lifestyle, story-telling blogs, personal and even business websites. Zinnias Lite is Translation ready and can use the language of your choice. It also features WooCommerce which will help in setting up a beautiful online store. Not just that, there is a sticky post feature, unlimited colour and fonts, custom background, custom menu, many themes to select from, and a live customizer. Preview changes made to your website before saving. Zinnias Lite is retina ready and fully responsive so your customers can enjoy your website from any screen device.

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Zinnias Lite – Free WordPress Blog Theme

Elegant Pink

A versatile feminine blog; Elegant Pink makes a website look beautiful, attractive and creative. Elegant Pink provides easy navigation and looks good on all types of devices. There are hundreds of cool features using which you can easily customize your website. It also has a masonry layout that places the posts without relying on height. Thus your posts are automatically displayed in the most visually planned and beautiful way. Elegant Pink is ideal for portfolios, blogs, travel, food and other websites too. It is translation ready, modern, has a responsive layout and is SEO optimized.

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feminine Masonary Blog Theme

The Minimal

The Minimal WordPress is a classy yet simple theme which will make your website look one of the best. It has a minimal approach yet comprises of all the best features that makes up a good website. The theme is compatible with all modern browsers like, Firefox, Safari, Opera, Chrome, Internet Explorer and others. The theme comes in two colours; you can select one of them according to your need. The theme includes language files so you don’t have to spend too much time in editing. The theme is SEO friendly and is responsive in design.

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minimalist WordPress personal blog theme


Pashmina uses Bootstrap making it a responsive WordPress theme. The theme looks amazing on all devices; from computers to mobiles. The customizable features, threaded comments, colours and fonts options, sticky menu, built-in 4 widgets – recent posts, banner advertisement, social profiles and about me forms the whole theme. It has been SEO optimized so that your website comes up on all the browsers like Google, Yahoo etc. Pashmina is a sweet, feminine styles, chic and modern WordPress theme that will look good for fashion blog, magazine, lifestyle, food, travel etc. The theme is retina ready and the images will look sharp on big and small screens without stretching the pixels.

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feminine pink WordPress Fashion Blog Theme



Activello has a minimal, modern and clean look. The theme is ideal for fashion, travel, food, sports, lifestyle etc. It supports the WooCommerce which so that you can have a wonderful online store to sell your products. There are hundreds of options for customization and can be easily used to set up a creative and beautiful website. Activello is translation ready for you to use any language that you wish to. It is SEO friendly so that your website shows up in the most popular browsers and sits on top of all searches. It is fully responsive, retina ready and compatible with all modern browsers.

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activello - free wp blog theme

Tribute Lite

Tribute Lite is a modern, elegant and classy WordPress theme which is ideal to present all types of blogs and websites. It has a clean interface and is highly customizable. The theme is responsive making it look beautiful on all types of screens. You will never lose out customers who regularly use your website on the move. The theme is SEO optimized and is compatible with all modern browsers including Edge.

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tribute flat blog wordpress theme

Olsen Light

Olsen Light is a classy, minimal and fully responsive WordPress theme which is a boon for authors and writers. Showcase portfolio or fashion photography in a simple yet elegant way. The theme is SEO friendly so that your website comes up in the searches with all the meta data. Olsen Light is also compatible with all types of browsers and is also retina ready. The theme is highly customizable and you have option to choose from Google fonts and colors. This beautiful theme will make your website stand out and attract a lot of viewers to your website.

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 olsen free blog theme


About Allie Kingsley

Allie Kingsley is a social media manager for designscrazed. She is crazy about new gadgets and up to date with latest technology trends. Use comments to notify any issues you are facing.


  1. game hay

    beautiful theme

  2. Mark Henry

    Wonderful listing! All the themes are really awesome.
    I do have got one pretty good WordPress theme called Bloggers Lite. It is free theme with latest Bootstrap version designed especially for bloggers, authors, and writers whosoever wants to share their stories to the entire world.

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