Author: Gotham Ghostwriters

Anatomy of a 21st Century Publishing Partnership: How Real Clear Publishing Went From Aspiration to Publication

Posted: July 6, 2020 | By:

Means. Motive. Opportunity. Most people know them as the core elements of a crime. But they can just as easily be seen as the common ingredients of a successful partnership. Take for example the joint venture that my agency, Gotham Ghostwriters, recently formed with Real Clear Politics and Amplify Publishing (the business and politics imprint of Mascot Books) to transform the limited and limiting marketplace for political authors.

Gotham Ghostwriters Partners with Mascot Books to Launch Dear Kids Books

Posted: June 29, 2020 | By:

We're proud to partner with Mascot Books to launch Dear Kids Books, an innovative, new publishing service that creates the gift of a lifetime for children.

Mascot Books today introduced a new publishing service,

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How to Construct Your Book Outline

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Ginny Carter is an award-winning UK book ghostwriter with a business background. She's ghostwritten over a dozen books on a wide variety of topics, from HR to phobias. They all have this in common: they’re bringing their...

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Editing 101: How to Choose an Editor Webinar

Posted: June 26, 2020 | By:

In this webinar, Gotham Ghostwriters Editorial Director Nate Roberson, Editor and Agent at Aevitas Creative Management Michael Signorelli and veteran freelance editor and coach Emily Heckman discuss how first-time authors can try to find the right kind of editor for their work. The challenge is knowing which kind works best for their particular project.

To help crack this code, Nate, Michael, and Emily hosted a conversation to teach authors how to navigate the editing marketplace, and how to get the most out of the editor they select. They also spoke about a broad range of topics,...

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Featured Writer of the Week: Kevin Maney

Posted: June 22, 2020 | By:

Kevin Maney is a writer and consultant. He selectively works with CEOs and companies on writing projects that give something interesting or important to the world. His most recent book is Unscaled: How AI and a New Generation of Upstarts Are Creating the Economy of the Future and prior to that, he wrote Play Bigger: How...

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The first year of your new career

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David Murray is editor of Vital Speeches of the Day. Learn more at or by following @VitalSpeeches on Twitter.

Exec comms has changed from corporate window-dressing to society-saving work. Are you up for this?

Last Friday the Professional Speechwriters Association and the Executive Communication Council held our first full-on virtual conference. In my keynote remarks, I suggested that this isn’t the most crucial time in the history...

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Opportunities Abound for Writing Coaches

Posted: June 15, 2020 | By:

Toni Robino, co-founder of Windword Literary Services LLC, is a leading editorial collaborator in both fiction and nonfiction, with titles on the New York Times bestseller list. She’s creatively inspired by projects that can make a profound difference for the planet and the conscious evolution of humanity. She enjoys helping...

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How to create buzz for your book during the pandemic

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Over The River Public Relations was founded in 2000 by two former Random House, Inc. executives–Jennifer Richards and Rachel Tarlow Gul. OTRPR is a public relations agency that specializes in promoting books, authors and publishing initiatives. We deliver personal service and attention to detail, along with the resources normally...

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Top Tips for Making the Most of Remote Interviews

Posted: June 8, 2020 | By:

Jennifer Upton is a writer, ghostwriter, editor, and proofreader. As a freelance ghostwriter, Jennifer has interviewed and written the memoirs of dancers, war veterans, trauma survivors and business professionals of all ethnic backgrounds and age groups. Find her here:

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Speechwriter, Spiel Thyself

Posted: June 5, 2020 | By:

David Murray is editor of Vital Speeches of the Day. Learn more at or by following @VitalSpeeches on Twitter.

After spending careers mimicking their leader's voice and minding corporate mores, speechwriters must find their own voice now.

For almost 30 years, I’ve made some part of my living convening professional speechwriters or covering their silent struggles. If there’s been one prevailing sentiment among speechwriters across...

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