Author: Gotham Ghostwriters

Featured Editor/Writer of the Week: Elizabeth Evans

Posted: April 27, 2020 | By:

Elizabeth Evans is a Literary Agent-turned-Editor-turned-Ghostwriter based in the Greater Milwaukee Area. After twelve years of experience as a successful literary agent (she sold over sixty books and guided dozens of aspiring authors through the publication process), she became an editor to focus on working directly with writers. Most recently, she pivoted...

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The Best Way to Approach Thought Leadership Authorship

Posted: April 24, 2020 | By:

The journey to authorship for Thought Leaders is not as easy as one might think because having the idea(s) for the book is only half the battle. In this podcast episode, Peter Winick, CEO of Thought Leadership Leverage, interviews Steve Anderson, sought-after speaker, influencer, and author of the widely anticipated book, The Bezos Letters.

Steve speaks about why writing the book was instrumental in:

  • Growing a wider audience: "My niche has been very good to me, but was very narrow in focus. It was insurance agents and brokers in the United...

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Featured Writer of the Week: Amy Klein

Posted: April 20, 2020 | By:

Amy Klein is a writer based in New York City. She wrote the “Fertility Diary” column for The New York Times’s Motherlode blog for three years. She writes frequently about health and fertility for publications such as Newsweek, Slate, The Washington Post, and others. Learn more at or by following

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Stop Writing to Improve Your Writing

Posted: April 17, 2020 | By:

Jeff Swystun is a Consulting CMO for leading brands & brands wanting to lead and ghostwriter. Learn more at or by following @JeffSwystun on Twitter.

There are two terms writers detest. The first is, “writer’s block”. The...

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So Your Book Tour Got Cancelled? How These 2 Authors Started A Mighty Blaze

Posted: April 12, 2020 | By:

Caroline Leavitt and Jenna Blum are cofounders of A Mighty Blaze, a social media initiative for authors whose tours have been canceled by the coronavirus pandemic and lockdown. They hope by lighting "a mighty blaze" authors will still be able to reach their readers—and readers will also have a place to go every week to find and buy new books.

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Your Audience Is Bored Already

Posted: April 10, 2020 | By:

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

It was a relatively good week for speeches and speechwriters!

On Sunday, Queen Elizabeth gave a widely appreciated televised speech calling on British citizens to show "the quiet, good-humored resolve" they've been known for going back to her first radio...

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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. Learn more at or by following @vowmuse on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, and Instagram.


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