Exceptional content goes beyond words; it's laser-focused, finely-tuned for SEO, meticulously tested for optimal user experience, and strategically aligned for long-term success. Prepare to be amazed!


The task of meticulously planning every aspect, creating captivating content, diligently reviewing for perfection, delivering with precision, and meticulously measuring the impact of your website can seem daunting to some. However, to those who embrace this challenge, it transforms into an exhilarating quest, where each step feels like embarking on a noble journey as a valiant knight, ready to conquer new heights in the digital realm.


From action-packed adventures to heart-wrenching dramas, our diverse collection of titles is bound to captivate and entertain readers from all walks of life. Whether it's through traditional print or digital formats, we strive to bring the best reading experience to our audience.


We Are...Scratch Writing

Rule your digital realm with prowess and power!

Scratch Business Services

Creating captivating websites, managing their operations, and crafting compelling content to bring them to life!

Scratch Writing Press

Welcome to the thrilling world of the Midas Files series! Step into a realm where technology meets suspense and embark on an electrifying adventure like no other!

Explore Our Main Services

This is what we love to do...

Content Writing

At the core of our passions lies content writing and content strategy. It's what truly fuels our creative fire and brings our work to life!

Website Development

We create top-notch websites using Joomla!, a widely adopted open-source CMS (content management system) that empowers countless websites worldwide.

Book Publishing

We're in the business of publishing books, and we'd love to help you bring your own book to life! Let's make your publishing dreams a reality.

Web Magazines

We passionately create and curate a collection of captivating web magazines that are meticulously crafted to inform, delight, and entertain.

Our Blog Latest News

We like to stay busy. This is what we have been up to lately.

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The Sequel Saga: A Behind-the-Scenes Look at Writing Book Two

As I revise my draft of "The Sirens of Chronos: Midas Files Book Two," I find myself reflecting on "The Midas Protocol: Midas Files Book One." Truth be...
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Happy Thanksgiving From Scratch Writing - And Our Favorite Thanksgiving Quotes!

Thankful for Our Customers As we approach Thanksgiving, we at Scratch Writing are feeling especially thankful for our customers. We are grateful for the...
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How often should you blog?

How Often Should a Small or Medium-Sized Business Blog? Consistency is Key: It's important to maintain a consistent blogging schedule, whether...

Our Works Featured Projects

What follows are a few of the many projects completed through Scratch Writing or through the direct client work experiences of Matthew J. De Reno.

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SAE International | SEO, Content Editing, and Strategy Development

SAE International is a mobility standards and training organization. Matt De Reno is serving SAE in the capacity of a Sr. SEO Content Editor and...
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Mobile Gnosis | Generative AI Content Development

This beta website is a place where Matt is developing and testing AI generative content tools and editorial policies in partnership with various...
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University of Pittsburgh | Department of Philanthropic & Alumni Engagement (PAE)

The University of Pittsburgh, commonly known as "Pitt," is a state-related research university located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Founded in 1787, Pitt...

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Why Choose Scratch Writing

Three powerful reasons why you should choose Scratch Writing, Inc. 



At Scratch Writing, we bring decades of experience from diverse content writing and website development projects. Our expertise fuels our passion for creating captivating and compelling content that leaves a lasting impact.


Unlocking the power of impactful content lies in mastering the art of information architecture. With our expertise, we skillfully structure and optimize content for superior SEO and an exceptional user experience. Let's take your content to the next level!


Beyond mere keywords, we take immense pride in our ability to unleash boundless creativity within the realms of technical digital mediums. Allow us the opportunity to channel our creativity for your benefit and witness the remarkable results it can yield.

Books Midas Protocol: Midas Files Book One

In the year 1983, tragedy strikes when Dr. Lawrence Bingham, a brilliant Unalco researcher, and his wife are brutally murdered. Little did anyone know that their deaths would set in motion a chain of events that could alter the course of humanity forever

Our ClientsTestimonials

Matt De Reno has worked with many professionals and experts over the years in various roles. Here are what some of those folks had to say about working with Matt over the years.
Jill Leonard
Jill Leonard
Development Editor O'Reilly Media
"There are a few rare times when you work with someone who "just gets it," who has the right expertise for the job, and who is able to autonomously handle all the little blockers that pop up and progress a project toward its stated objectives. They do so easily, and with professionalism. They have a great attitude, and are reliable -- moreover, their work achieves results. Matt DeReno is such a person. "
Kevin Morow
Kevin Morow
Digital Growth & Transformation Leader IBM
"I first hired Matt to design my business website and have since hired him to design and manage sites for clients and organizations I am involved with. I will continue to hire Matt for all my web design needs because he is incredibly creative, talented, and reliable. He designs professional sites for a fraction of the cost of many professional competitors and he continues to make me look good every time I recommend his services."
Sam Minardi
Sam Minardi
Principal Minardi Public Affairs, LLC
Stephanie Wing
Stephanie Wing
Senior Product Management Leader IBM
MBO Partners
Pittsburgh Dataworks
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