I was speaking with a new client today who said something that really got me thinking. He said that ghostwriters are simply mercenaries and I suppose, to some extent, he is right. This is part of the reason I love my job so much. I get to hear so many different viewpoints, and meet peopleContinue reading “Are Ghostwriters Mercenaries?”
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Is Hiring a Ghostwriter a Good Idea?
Making the decision to hire a ghostwriter is a tricky one for a lot of people. There are many misconceptions about ghostwriting that can truly sway you away from hiring a person that could make a huge difference for you. Whether you’re an author or business person (or both!) taking the first step to reachContinue reading “Is Hiring a Ghostwriter a Good Idea?”
How to Write a Memoir
Everything you need to know about writing your memoirs. Each of us is a book waiting to be written, and that book, if written, results in a person explained. – Thomas M. Cirignano I might be shooting myself in the foot here, but what the hell. Why not! In my experience, there are two mainContinue reading “How to Write a Memoir”
Providing an Outline for a Ghostwriter
Creating the Perfect Outline (with examples!) Something to consider when you are hiring a ghostwriter is how involved you wish to be in the project. Some clients prefer to provide a premise and give the ghostwriter (me!) free rein to do with what they please. Other clients wish to be involved through the whole process.Continue reading “Providing an Outline for a Ghostwriter”
Summary of 2021
A year in the life of a ghostwriter. First of all, I want to wish you all the best for 2022! I hope next year is filled with happiness and fantastic memories for all of you. I am so lucky to be surrounded by amazing people, and that includes family and friends, and my clientsContinue reading “Summary of 2021”
Should You Hire a Ghostwriter?
Supporting you with your writing projects… Whatever they might be! If you’re thinking of writing your own book you might have already contemplated the idea of hiring a ghostwriter to help with your project. There can be a daunting moment when you decided that, yes, you do want to write a book. But what comesContinue reading “Should You Hire a Ghostwriter?”
Re-Writing Existing Books: Why this isn’t okay!
Something I’ve noticed over the past few weeks is an increase in potential clients asking for me to write manuscripts to be translated into audiobooks. This is something I am more than happy to do! However, a startling number of these potential clients have asked for me to re-write existing books (which are not theirContinue reading “Re-Writing Existing Books: Why this isn’t okay!”
How to Write a Book: A Ghostwriter’s Perspective
With yet another lockdown upon us, it seems that more people than ever are deciding to finally write their own book. There’s an age-old adage that says everybody has one book within them dying to be written. With our social lives stilted, now might be the best time to put pen to paper, or yourContinue reading “How to Write a Book: A Ghostwriter’s Perspective”
Do I Need a Ghostwriter or an Editor?
Ghostwriting and editing are two very similar entities and are often confused by both new and veteran authors. Particularly if you’re new to the world of writing, you might look at your newly written manuscript and think, “What the hell do I do next?” Believe me, you’re not alone in thinking this. Not only that,Continue reading “Do I Need a Ghostwriter or an Editor?”
What do Ghostwriters Do?
This simple, yet valid question, is the one on everyone’s lips when it comes to ghostwriters. The majority of people are familiar with the term ‘ghostwriter’ but have a fuzzy idea of what a ghostwriter actually does. I often hear questions such as… Can a ghostwriter write my blogs? Do ghostwriters write whole manuscripts? HowContinue reading “What do Ghostwriters Do?”
The Ethics of Ghostwriting
Is Ghostwriting Ethical? Ghostwriting and ethics are two concepts that are very clearly intertwined. There is a hell of a lot of debate about whether ghostwriting is ethical or not. Of course, you might think that my own opinion is biased and you would be correct. I am a ghostwriter. But I am also manyContinue reading “The Ethics of Ghostwriting”
Ghostwriters are usually huge book nerds!
If your writer is not a reader… RUN! This has been a public service announcement on behalf of UK freelance writers and ghostwriters.