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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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How to create buzz for your book during the pandemic

Posted: June 15, 2020 | By:

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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The RealClear Publishing Advantage Webinar

Posted: May 25, 2020 | By:

In this webinar, Gotham Ghostwriters CEO Dan Gerstein, RealClearPolitics Washington Bureau Chief Carl Cannon, and Amplify Publishing CEO Naren Aryal discuss the landscape for political thought leaders considering writing a book. Aspiring authors now have more options than ever but unless you're a household name already—or a partisan activist with a built-in audience—chances are traditional publishers won't consider you.

That's where RealClear Publishing, a new imprint from RealClearPolitics steps in to offer a new and trusted platform for independent-minded thinkers and...

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Featured Writer of the Week: Rodney Moore

Posted: May 18, 2020 | By:

Rodney Moore is a ghostwriter for entrepreneurs, innovators, mavericks and thought leaders and also copywrites and offers creative copy direction for established brands, emerging start-ups and product companies. Learn more at rodneyjmoore.com.

Looking back, what do you wish you knew getting started as a...

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Featured Writer of the Week: Mary Langford

Posted: May 4, 2020 | By:

Mary Langford is a freelance writing coach, ghostwriter and editor and is currently writing her first book. For five years, Mary worked at the right hand of New York Times bestselling author and Emmy-winning producer Sidney Sheldon and later assisted world-famous hairstylist and entrepreneur Vidal Sassoon, in the writing of his autobiography. Learn more at

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From Thought Leader to Successful Author

Posted: May 1, 2020 | By:

It's never been easier to to publish a book, but it's also never been harder to penetrate the market and get noticed. That's why Dan Gerstein, President of Gotham Ghostwriters and Peter Winick, CEO of Thought Leadership Leverage say that writing the book is only half of the journey to authorship, the other half is recognizing that writing a book is like setting up a "pop-up business." As with any business you've got to be 1) sure about the timing and 2) have clarity on the mission.

In this webinar, Dan and Peter give an overview of:

   - How thought leaders should think...

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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 thetryinggamebook.com or by following

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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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