Privacy Policy

At Last Writer, we value the privacy of all visitors to We recognize that protecting our visitors’ personal information is of the utmost importance.

This document outlines the types of personal information we receive and collect when you use and visit, as well as how we safeguard this data. We never sell your personal information to any third parties.

Who We Are

Last Writer is a blog dedicated to helping writers hone their craft. We publish content of interest to writers, authors, and publishers of the written word.

Our website address is You can reach us via our Contact page or by sending an email using the address contact <at>


When visitors leave comments on the site, we collect the data shown in the comments form and the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help with spam detection.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

Email Addresses

Any email address your share with us via newsletter sign-up or on the contact or comment forms will not be sold or shared and will only be used to contact you directly through email or social media.


If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors can download and extract any location data from images on the website.


If you leave a comment on our site, you may opt-in to save your name, email address, and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

We also use third-party advertisements and affiliate links to support our site. Some of these 3rd parties may use technology such as cookies and web beacons when they advertise on our site, which will also send these advertisers (such as Google through the Google AdSense program) information, including your IP address, your ISP, and the browser you used to visit our site. This is generally used for geotargeting purposes (showing San Francisco real estate ads to someone in San Francisco, for example) or showing certain ads based on specific sites visited (such as showing hardware store ads to someone who frequents DIY home improvement sites).

Embedded Content from Other Websites

Articles and pages on this site may include embedded content (e.g., videos, images, podcasts, articles, etc.) Embedded content from other websites generally behaves exactly as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Log Files

Like most websites, we collect and store data in server log files during the normal course of operations. This includes your IP address, the internet service provider you use (e.g., Comcast), the type of web browser you used to access the site (e.g., Chrome or Firefox), the date and time of your visit, and the web pages you viewed on the site.

Where Your Data is Sent

Visitor comments may be checked through our automated spam detection service, Akismet.