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How to Write And Publish A Book

How to Write And Publish A Book

Have you imagined that you will write and publish a book this year? The good news is that it's quite easy to self-publish through Amazon. After all, you can pick any length, set your price, and start selling copies relatively quickly. Having said that, you do need to...

Complete Your Book When You Work Full-time?

Complete Your Book When You Work Full-time?

As a ghostwriter, I’m very fortunate that my day job allows me to write full-time. I don’t have to fit writing into a busy and hectic schedule. However, if you work nine to five and have a thriving family, you can still carve out the time to write and complete that...

Different Kinds of Editors

Different Kinds of Editors

Let me start by saying that every writer needs an outside set of eyes reviewing their manuscript. In fact, we all need the assistance of a few different kinds of editors to complete a book. Writers will sometimes try to skip the editing process. Perhaps they wish to...

Prescriptive Nonfiction Writing Boosts Sales

Prescriptive Nonfiction Writing Boosts Sales

A prescriptive nonfiction book is basically a how-to book that gives someone direction or information on a subject. It does not tell a story. Instead, it gives readers a better understanding about an area of life. Readers wishing to improve a skill or educate...

The Memoir Theme of a Conquering Hero

The Memoir Theme of a Conquering Hero

Writing a memoir requires the skill sets and virtues of a knight. The author needs unparalleled bravery and must possess an honest and true heart. They have to show humility and be generous to the others mentioned in the book (even if they have done harm to our hero)....

How to Work with a Ghostwriter

How to Work with a Ghostwriter

You’ve had trouble completing your book. It's been years and you're still "working on it." Waking up one day, you decide enough is enough. It's time to work with a ghostwriter. Great! Now with that decision behind you, you might wonder what steps you can take to...

Ghostwriting FAQ – The Cost of a Ghostwriter

Ghostwriting FAQ – The Cost of a Ghostwriter

The most common questions I receive from prospective clients revolve around the cost of a ghostwriter. Hiring someone to write a book for you and then walk away from any credit or acknowledgement comes with a hefty price tag. If you’re wondering how you can predict...

Write a Book about My Life

Write a Book about My Life

Dear Friendly Ghostwriter, I want to find a ghostwriter to write a book about my life. I’ve experienced so much, and I feel others could benefit from reading my story. Can you help me? There have been many ups and downs over the last ten years, but I’ve come through...

What To Expect When Looking For A Ghostwriter

What To Expect When Looking For A Ghostwriter

Who typically hires a ghostwriter? When someone reaches out to me asking for help with their book, I can tell that they often have no idea what to expect when looking for a ghostwriter. I understand, as mine isn’t a common vocation. In fact, most people I speak to...

How Much Does It Cost To Hire A Ghostwriter?

How Much Does It Cost To Hire A Ghostwriter?

Have you been wondering just how much does it cost to hire a ghostwriter? Well, you aren't alone. This is a very popular question. Shopping for a writer is a bit like walking into a gallery with the hope of acquiring a special piece of art. As you peruse the beautiful...