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Featured Writer of the Week: 5 Questions for Jonathan Rick

Posted: July 15, 2019 | By:

Jonathan Rick - How to Write an Op-Ed

If you've read this blog before, you're likely familiar with Jonathan Rick's powerful ghosting and freelancing insights, which he shares regularly on the GG blog and on his own site. As you might expect, he steered his Featured Writer conversation away from himself and...

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Featured Writer of the Week: Robert Bruce Woodcox

Posted: July 1, 2019 | By:

Robert Bruce Woodcox - Gotham Ghostwriters

For this week's Featured Writer profile, ghostwriter, bestselling author and 2012 Pulitzer Prize nominee Robert Bruce Woodcox shares an in-depth look at his career and provides deep and specific advice for managing a successful ghostwriting business. Visit his website at...

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Featured Writer of the Week: Avery Blank

Posted: June 24, 2019 | By:

If you're part of the Gotham Ghostwriters network or you follow us on social media, you've probably heard of Avery Blank. After all, her regular contributions to ForbesWomen often offer pertinent business and communications advice for freelancers of ever variety—not to mention excellent tips for women in the business world. 

Avery comes by this expertise honestly:...

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Featured Writer of the Week: Glenn Plaskin

Posted: May 20, 2019 | By:

Veteran journalist and celebrity interviewer Glenn Plaskin is the bestselling author of Horowitz: The Biography of Vladimir Horowitz; Turning Point: Pivotal Moments in the Lives of America’s Celebrities; KATIE: Up and Down The Hall: The True Story of How One Dog Turned Four Neighbors into a Family, plus a great variety of

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Featured Writer of the Week: Sue Treiman

Posted: May 13, 2019 | By:

This week's featured writer is Sue Treiman, who became a storyteller at nine, when she sent unsolicited scripts to popular television shows. And she hasn't stopped since. Her award-studded career spans a wide range of print and broadcast journalism—including writing, producing and directing—as well as extensive online work. Today, she remains KPMG’s in-house...

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Featured Writer of the Week: Wendy Meyeroff

Posted: May 3, 2019 | By:

Ghosting expert Wendy Meyeroff has been an award-winning provider of health communications (and science/tech) for 20+ years, first of B2B and then a leader in B2C. Through her WM Medical Communications, (a site she designed and wrote BTW) she’s supplied print, a/v, and online materials for a wide range of clients across the U.S. and beyond, with...

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Featured Writer Friday: Larissa Shmailo on Writing About Hot-Button Topics and More

Posted: April 26, 2019 | By:

Larissa Shmailo is a poet, novelist, translator, editor, and critic. Her new novel is Sly Bang; her first novel is Patient Women. Her poetry collections are Medusa’s Country, #specialcharacters, In Paran, A Cure for Suicide, and Fib Sequence . Her poetry albums are The No-Net World and Exorcism, for which she won the New Century Best Spoken Word Album award. Shmailo is the original English-language translator of the first Futurist opera Victory over the Sun by Alexei Kruchenych, performed at...

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Featured Writer Friday: John Peragine on Ghostwriting & Collaboration

Posted: April 19, 2019 | By:

John Peragine is the author of 14 books and has ghostwritten more than 100 others. He is contributor for Huffington Post, Reuters, and The Today Show. He covered the John Edwards trial exclusively for Bloomberg News and the New York Times. He has written for Wine Enthusiast, Grapevine Magazine, Acres USA, WineMaker magazine, and Writer’s Digest. He has been writing professionally since 2007, after working 13 years in social work and as the piccolo player for the Western Piedmont Symphony for over 25 years. Peragine is a member...

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Featured Writer Friday: Caroline Leavitt

Posted: April 12, 2019 | By:

This Q&A with Caroline Leavitt is the first of many features showcasing the wisdom and experience of the talented writers and editors in our network. These award-winning and bestselling authors and editorial experts know  the writing and publishing process inside and out.

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Interview With Founder Of Gotham Ghostwriters, Dan Gerstein

Posted: February 14, 2018 | By:

1. Dan, what led you to launch Gotham Ghostwriters?

Like a lot of entrepreneurs, I stumbled across an unmet need in the marketplace after I moved to New York several years ago. There was a tremendous demand for great writing, especially among thought leaders. There was also a terrific supply of elite freelance writing talent out there. But there was no place or way for them to find each other....

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