Gathering of the Ghosts – January 22, 2024

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With an unmatched network of 3,000+ top editorial specialists and unparalleled knowledge of the evolving publishing marketplace, Gotham Ghostwriters offers a one-stop shop for anyone who needs help telling and selling their story.


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How to Find an Agent, Land a Book Deal, and Create a Timeless Book

The ghosts in our network ask a lot of great questions about how to advance their careers, but one of the most frequently asked is a variation on, “how do you find an agent?” Lucinda Halpern has answers. Halpern is a literary agent with over 15 years of experience and has secured...

Summary: Town Hall — Addressing the Community’s Needs and Goals

From frank discussions about fees to a realistic look at AI, most of the Gathering of the Ghost panels focused on the cornerstones of the ghostwriting profession — to bring the work ghosts do out of the shadows. The final panel of the day, however, asked the ghostwriters in the room to take...

Summary: How to Help Clients Choose the Best Publishing Path for Their Book

Every client wants to choose the best publishing path for their book, and today, there are more options than ever — from self-publishing to hybrid to traditional publishing houses. Ghostwriters reach their highest value when, rather than automatically defaulting to their client’s first inclination, they act as the project manager among all...

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Every engagement begins with a free consultation to talk through who you are and what you want to accomplish. We explain our matchmaking process, with transparency about what you can expect in terms of costs, timing, and outcomes so that you can choose the best path forward for your project.


We get to work finding the right writing partner for your project from within our private network of over 3,000 ghostwriters, editors, and writing professionals.


Our team of experts sorts and ranks your writing candidates. Once we have a shortlist of the very best matches for your project, we send resumes and full summaries of the top candidates, consult with you for feedback, and facilitate interviews with your top choices.


We broker the agreement between you and your partner. We handle all the logistics and project paperwork, leaving you and the writer to concentrate on what matters most: the content. And we are there every step of the way to ensure the best outcome possible.

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