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How to Construct Your Book Outline

Posted: June 29, 2020 | By:

Ginny Carter is an award-winning UK book ghostwriter with a business background. She's ghostwritten over a dozen books on a wide variety of topics, from HR to phobias. They all have this in common: they’re bringing their...

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Editing 101: How to Choose an Editor Webinar

Posted: June 26, 2020 | By:

In this webinar, Gotham Ghostwriters Editorial Director Nate Roberson, Editor and Agent at Aevitas Creative Management Michael Signorelli and veteran freelance editor and coach Emily Heckman discuss how first-time authors can try to find the right kind of editor for their work. The challenge is knowing which kind works best for their particular project.

To help crack this code, Nate, Michael, and Emily hosted a conversation to teach authors how to navigate the editing marketplace, and how to get the most out of the editor they select. They also spoke about a broad range of topics,...

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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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Hollywood Screenwriter Shares Her Journey to the Screen

Posted: May 8, 2020 | By:

Original post by Court Stroud on Forbes. 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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Featured Writer of the Week: Jonathan Merritt

Posted: April 5, 2020 | By:

Jonathan Merritt is a writer based in New York City. He writes on religion, culture, and politics for The Atlantic, The Week, and is author of several critically-acclaimed books including Learning to Speak God from Scratch: Why Sacred Words are Vanishing - and How We Can Revive Them. Learn more at

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What Happens When Editors Get Their Hands on Your Book : Interview with Editor Carrie Cantor

Posted: March 15, 2020 | By:

This article about Carrie Cantor, who has three decades’ worth of experience in the book publishing industry, is about the importance of searching for the right editor, the value an editor can bring, and her own process when working with an author. The full article was...

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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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How to Write a Book with Content You Already Have

Posted: February 24, 2020 | By:

Are you interested in writing a book, but a little overwhelmed by the size of the project? If you’ve been working in your industry for a long time or you have your own business, you’ve probably already created a lot of content that could be a great starting point for a book. When you look at it this way, becoming a published author seems a lot less intimidating.

 

Amelia Forczak is passionate about...

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