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Working with a ghostwriter is a collaboration. Both writer and client have clearly defined roles to play. So how do they work together? We explore the process in this new post.
Learn how to strike the right balance and reach the right bargain with the ghostwriter you’ve chosen to work with.
In our third post of the series, we share the most important insights and best practices we have learned from over a decade of matchmaking to provide a “ghost dating manual” that helps authors just starting their journey find the right person for their project.
Should you hire a book coach, editor, ghostwriter — or write a book entirely by yourself? Here’s an in-depth look at how to make the right decision for your needs and priorities.
With this post, we will define ghostwriting by covering the history and evolution of collaborative creation, the brief foray away from that approach to sole creative endeavors, and the current swing back to collaboration that’s proving to be a boon for writers and readers alike. Finally, we’ll introduce you to the wide array of benefits authors gain by working with a professional writing partner.
What ghostwriters do largely remains a mystery to the outside world. To provide some authoritative answers, and highlight how our field has grown into a truly global profession, we're partnering with United Ghostwriters on a new campaign called Ghostwriting Confidential 2021.
Real thought leaders write books. That’s the conventional wisdom, at least. But is it as simple as that? Here's what potential authors need to consider.
External conflict is what makes the reader turn the page to find out what happens next. Internal conflict makes the reader care.
One day, an elderly man phoned me up out of the blue. He was looking for someone to help him write a book about his life. His English was impeccable, and he had an accent that I couldn't quite place. Then he said something that made my jaw drop: he was a Holocaust survivor.
Few achieve extraordinary destinies, but those few do not serve as the sole source of inspiration or solidarity. That to which we can relate delivers the most profound impact upon those of us who live ordinary lives, because that’s where we recognize ourselves.
Nature writing, true crime, history, essays, memoir, and narrative journalism all have this in common: if the writing is not compelling, the reader will put it down.
Beyond video, audio, and photography, writing may be the most powerful way to preserve and share family history. Journalist and speechwriter Stephen Martin shares why.