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Meet United Ghostwriters, the U.K.’s New Ghostwriting Collective

Posted: September 14, 2020 | By:

Shannon Kyle is one of the founding members of United Ghostwriters. Rather than being a traditional business or agency, United Ghostwriters describes itself as "simply a group of 15...

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Featured Writer of the Week: Sherry L. Granader

Posted: May 29, 2020 | By:

Sherry L. Granader is a ghostwriter who specializes in creating and writing memoirs, business, nutrition, and fitness books. Learn more at sherrywritesforyou.com.

Tell us about your writing journey. When did you know you could make a career out of it, and what was that decision like?

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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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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 vowmuse.com or by following @vowmuse on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, and Instagram.


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4 Tactics When Your Op-Ed Pitch Elicits Crickets

Posted: March 2, 2020 | By:

Jonathan Rick - How to Write an Op-Ed

For 15 years, I’ve been writing and pitching op-eds. Here are the most memorable and useful lessons I’ve learned over the years — the hard way:

1. Sometimes,...

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The Intake Imperative: How Ghostwriters Can Start Client Relationships on the Right Foot

Posted: January 31, 2020 | By:

Jonathan Rick - How to Write an Op-Ed

This article on better client relationships by Jonathan Rick has been reposted with the author's permission. It was originally posted at

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Ghostwriting is Collaboration: A Ghostwriter’s Thoughts on Authenticity and Authorship

Posted: January 22, 2020 | By:

The question of authorship and authenticity can be a fraught topic when working with a ghostwriter. We find that the subject comes up often in our world. It's very common (and generally widely accepted) for businesspeople, activists, public advocates, politicians, actors, influencers, and thought leaders to work with a ghostwriter. After all, a businessperson has

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Writing What They Meant to Say: Conveying the Nuances of Verbal Communication

Posted: November 8, 2019 | By:

Allen R. Smith - Gotham Ghostwriters

The following blog post is a segment from award-winning ghostwriter Allen R Smith's recent post, "Writing What They Meant to Say," about capturing his clients' true voice. Read the full article here.


Skilled writers don’t just write...

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Tales from a Ghostwriter Living in a Haunted House

Posted: October 31, 2019 | By:

Pauline Bartel - Gotham Ghostwriters

We have a special writer feature this week, just for Halloween! Pauline Bartel from our network operates her ghostwriting practice from an office in upstate New York. But at night, she returns to her haunted house where she lives with the ghost of the original owner. Learn more about Pauline, the curious happenings in her home, and...

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