Featured Writer of the Week: Glenn Plaskin
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
Featured Writer of the Week: Sue Treiman
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...
Featured Writer of the Week: Wendy Meyeroff
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...
Featured Writer Friday: Larissa Shmailo on Writing About Hot-Button Topics and More
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...
Featured Writer Friday: John Peragine on Ghostwriting & Collaboration
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...
Featured Writer Friday: Caroline Leavitt
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.
Interview With Founder Of Gotham Ghostwriters, Dan Gerstein
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....
New Interview: Ghostwriting in Today’s World
Recently, our founder and president Dan Gerstein was interviewed for the radio program Bill Martinez Live. In the interview Dan discusses why ghostwriting is particularly significant in today’s cultural climate and pulls back the curtain a bit on this often-elusive profession. You can listen to the interview between Dan and Bill by clinking on this
Q & A with Tall Poppy Writers
Tall Poppy Writers is a marketing co-op of authors who help one another reach their target readers. We reached out to Ann Garvin, the founder of the group, as well as some other members of the community to share their insights on how trends in publishing are affecting them and what it's like to be a professional author in the digital age.
GG: Why did you start Tall Poppy Writers?
TPW: When I started...
Q&A with Kristin Mehus-Roe of Girl Friday Productions
Girl Friday Productions is a full-service book production company based in Seattle that helps authors bring their projects to market—whether they're working with a traditional publisher or publishing independently. We spoke to one of their directors about the changing needs in the publishing world and her best advice for authors looking to build their platform.
GG: Why and how was GFP established, and how has it evolved...