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The Power of Collaborating with a Memoir Ghostwriter

The Power of Collaborating with a Memoir Ghostwriter

You have a remarkable life story to share, full of meaningful experiences that could inspire others. But the idea of writing a memoir may seem daunting, especially if writing is not your strength. This is where partnering with a memoir ghostwriter can help turn your...

How Much Does It Cost To Hire A Ghostwriter?

How Much Does It Cost To Hire A Ghostwriter?

How much does it cost to hire a ghostwriter? This is a very common question, one that deserves an in-depth answer. Shopping for a writer is a bit like walking into an art gallery with the hope of acquiring a special piece for your home or office. As you peruse the...

What Is Ghostwriting? The Ultimate Guide

What Is Ghostwriting? The Ultimate Guide

You've accomplished a lot in your life. Maybe you've demonstrated resilience after surviving a unique and trying childhood or got an unconventional business off the ground. Now you're a successful adult with a story to tell, and you're ready to share it with the world...

How to Find Your Memoir Themes

How to Find Your Memoir Themes

Sharing your life story through a memoir is an intimate and special experience. As you outline your book, you should consider the incidents that will flow together to tell your life story. When you do it well, the memoir themes you wish to weave should pop out nicely....

What Is a Ghostwriter?

What Is a Ghostwriter?

If you're up late browsing the internet wondering "What is a ghostwriter anyway?" you aren't alone. I've learned my chosen profession is a rather unusual concept for many people. Let's start with a basic definition: Ghostwriters are professional writers for hire who...

My Ghostwriting Process From Start To Finish

My Ghostwriting Process From Start To Finish

If you're browsing the internet looking for a ghostwriter, you are probably curious about the process. What am I signing up for anyway? Through my blog, I do my best to clarify all aspects of the ghostwriting (and writing) process so that this subject no longer is a...

Understanding Memoir Writing

Understanding Memoir Writing

Understanding memoir writing starts with understanding what a memoir really is. There can be a lot of confusion around this concept, so let’s start with a good definition of a memoir:   A memoir is a collection of memories you choose to share, focusing on a...

Perspective in Writing Fiction

Perspective in Writing Fiction

So, you've decided to dip your toes into the vast ocean of writing. Congratulations! It's a thrilling journey filled with creativity and self-discovery. One of the first things you'll encounter on this literary adventure is the choice of perspective in writing...

Build Your Brand: Write and Publish a Book

Build Your Brand: Write and Publish a Book

In an era dominated by digital media and social platforms, establishing a strong personal or business brand is crucial for success. There are many ways you can build your brand. For example, one powerful and often underestimated method is through the art of writing...

Create a Writing Plan

Create a Writing Plan

Whether you're an aspiring novelist, a budding journalist, or just someone who is looking to express themselves through words, having a well-thought-out writing plan is crucial. Many clients reach out to me throughout the week asking for help. They are mid a book...

Hire a Writing Consultant for Your Book

Hire a Writing Consultant for Your Book

People write me all the time asking for help to complete their books. Sometimes they need a ghostwriter, but sometimes they just need a consultant to troubleshoot a problem. Whether you're penning a business book, crafting a novel, or sharing your life story in a...

Understanding Ghostwriters: Debunking the Myths

Understanding Ghostwriters: Debunking the Myths

Exploring the world of ghostwriting can feel a bit like stepping into a puzzle. There are lots of mixed-up ideas about it. For instance, it seems like about 10% of the people who contact me believe that I write ghost stories. One person wrote, “I had my first ghost...

Who Employs Ghostwriters?

Who Employs Ghostwriters?

Who employs ghostwriters? Many people think that ghostwriters are reserved for politicians, celebrities, and ivory-tower billionaires. Frankly, in the last twenty years of penning books for clients, I’ve never had someone who fell into those categories. I write books...

How to Research Your Genre

How to Research Your Genre

In the dynamic world of literature, genres evolve, and audience preferences change. Staying informed about these shifts is essential for creating marketable content. It’s a good idea to understand the genres you wish to write within and to do that you need to roll up...