The Friendly Ghostwriter’s Blog

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...

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....

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...

How Do I Write a Book?

How Do I Write a Book?

Over the last twenty years many people have reached out to me asking for help writing their books. They each have a dream of seeing their book on the shelves of the local brick and mortar bookstore. “How do I write a book?” they ask. Is there an easy answer? No. Is...

Tips For Writing And Understanding Memoir Writing

Tips For Writing And 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 The Best Writing Plan

Create The Best 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...