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You’re Invited: A Discussion of the Ghost Life with Barbara Feinman Todd

Posted: April 5, 2017 | By:

Gotham Ghostwriters Presents. . . 

The Ghost Life

A discussion with recovering ghostwriter Barbara Feinman Todd, author of the revealing new memoir, Pretend I’m Not Here

APRIL 24/NYC


What’s it like to be a ghostwriter? That's naturally the first...

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Free(lance) Advice


Last Minute Tax Tips for Ghostwriters

Posted: March 31, 2017 | By:

There’s something funny about being a ghostwriter: While you might be great at writing and capturing your client’s voice, ghosting also has a business side. Earning an income as a ghostwriter means dealing with tax issues each year (and each quarter when you have estimated payments!).

I know about this firsthand. Besides my work as a ghostwriter, I also run Almost Millions, a personal finance site for freelancers...

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Pros on Prose


The Speechwriter’s Pipe Dream: Writing Our Own Job Description

Posted: March 24, 2017 | By:

In this space a couple of weeks ago, an outsider might have thought speechwriters were complaining about the unreasonable—or unreasonably numerous—demands that organizations place on them.

As a speechwriter these days, “you write, you relationship, you gap-fill, you verify,” I quoted a speechwriter as saying. “Thinking, reading, expanding, learning is done on your...

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Pros on Prose


PSA: Keep Your Day Job

Posted: March 9, 2017 | By:

0-O8BWIBOg-1_SIazRMerritt Tierce has a great name but it doesn’t begin with J, so I’m a little unclear as to why she assumed she could make a living out of writing.

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Expert Q & A


Q & A with Tall Poppy Writers

Posted: February 17, 2017 | By:

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Tall Poppy Writers is a marketing co-op of authors who help one another reach their target readers. We reached out to Ann Garvin, the founder of the group, as well as some other members of the community to share their insights on how trends in publishing are affecting them and what it's like to be a professional author in the digital age.

GG: Why did you start Tall Poppy Writers?

TPW: When I started...

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