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Featured Writer of the Week: Jonathan Merritt

Posted: April 5, 2020 | By:

Jonathan Merritt is a writer based in New York City. He writes on religion, culture, and politics for The Atlantic, The Week, and is author of several critically-acclaimed books including Learning to Speak God from Scratch: Why Sacred Words are Vanishing - and How We Can Revive Them. Learn more at

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Announcing the Help Another Writer Out Campaign (#HAWO)

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In this moment of economic crisis, we are seeing the freelance writing community respond with its typical reciprocity and generosity. Across the web writers are sharing jobs and gigs on private Facebook groups, list-servs, and other online hubs where different constellations of writers congregate.

To help promote and elevate these efforts, and make the information more widely and readily available, Gotham Ghostwriters is launching a campaign today we’re calling Help Another Writer Out (#HAWO) — a very...

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The Dos and Don’ts of Working From Home

Posted: March 30, 2020 | By:

Working from home doesn’t have to be less productive than being in the office—think of all the missed work when you overhear your coworkers talking or getting pulled into a meeting you didn’t really need to attend (wait, that’s still happening for some of you, but at least you can be on mute!). As we head into another week of working from home, we thought we’d put together a few tips and tricks from the people who have a lot of expertise in doing so: writers! We reached out to our network of writers and editors, some of whom have been working from...

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How to Write the Perfect Wedding Toast

Posted: March 23, 2020 | By:

Alicia Ostarello and Angie Sommer are cofounders of Vow Muse, a ghostwriting service for all the special moments in your life including custom-written vows, speeches, and ceremonies. They have been featured in the New York Times, the Washington Post, Brides, and Good Morning America being recognized as "Toast Whisperers." Learn more at

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What Happens When Editors Get Their Hands on Your Book : Interview with Editor Carrie Cantor

Posted: March 15, 2020 | By:

This article about Carrie Cantor, who has three decades’ worth of experience in the book publishing industry, is about the importance of searching for the right editor, the value an editor can bring, and her own process when working with an author. The full article was...

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Featured Writer of the Week: Jordan G. Teicher

Posted: March 9, 2020 | By:

Jordan G. Teicher is a writer based in Brooklyn. His work has appeared in The New York Times, The Guardian, and The New Republic, among other publications. Learn more at jordangteicher.weebly.com or by following @teicherj on Twitter.

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How to Write a Book with Content You Already Have

Posted: February 24, 2020 | By:

Are you interested in writing a book, but a little overwhelmed by the size of the project? If you’ve been working in your industry for a long time or you have your own business, you’ve probably already created a lot of content that could be a great starting point for a book. When you look at it this way, becoming a published author seems a lot less intimidating.

 

Amelia Forczak is passionate about...

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Featured Writer of the Week: Mary Curran Hackett

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Mary Curran Hackett - Gotham Ghostwriters

Mary Curran Hackett is the author of two novels, Proof of Heaven and Proof of Angels. Her writing has also been featured in The Writer, Writer's Digest, and other national magazines, as well as NPR. Her blog post "What I Want Everyone to Know About Suicide" went viral in 2015, and she appeared on NBC Nightly...

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Ghostwriting is Collaboration: A Ghostwriter’s Thoughts on Authenticity and Authorship

Posted: January 22, 2020 | By:

The question of authorship and authenticity can be a fraught topic when working with a ghostwriter. We find that the subject comes up often in our world. It's very common (and generally widely accepted) for businesspeople, activists, public advocates, politicians, actors, influencers, and thought leaders to work with a ghostwriter. After all, a businessperson has

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Job Openings at Gotham Ghostwriters

Posted: December 31, 2019 | By:

Gotham Ghostwriters has seen a great deal of growth and change over the past year. In order to meet rising demand for our services and support the business operationally, we're seeking to fill three high-level positions at Gotham Ghostwriters in the coming weeks. Read about these three exciting job openings below.

Managing Director, Bookwriting Group

The first is the Managing Director of our Bookwriting Group. Over the past year, we have seen a major expansion of this division  and are seeking a professional who can continue and increase that trajectory.

In this...

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