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How did you land your first book ghostwriting project?

How did you land your first book ghostwriting project? I landed my first ghostwriting project by accident. In 2010. My friend and colleague, Karen Field Bolek, was writing How to Apologize to Your Woman; a book that helps couples to create positive relationships. She asked me to read and review some of the content. I noted that the dialogue didn’t seem realistic. She then invited me to re-write the dialogue and gave me credit for the writing in the book’s acknowledgments. In 2017 I decided to pursue professional writing as a career…

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Guest blog post: How I Raised my Ghostwriting Fee from $7,500 to Over $100,000 per Book

By Robert Bruce Woodcox When I started ghostwriting 27 years ago after selling my advertising agency of 25 years, I remember how nervous I was negotiating my fee with a first “potential” client. I had only written one book, so I had what I called, “light credentials,” and a very thin resume (with the exception…

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How I Plan My Day as a Ghostwriter

I know I’m always curious to hear about the schedules of other writers, to better understand how people spend their days, so I’m hoping hearing about my typical day may be of use to you. Before I tell you about a typical work day for me, I need to warn you that I’m a planning…

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4 New Year’s Resolutions Ghostwriters Should Consider Making for 2022

Even if you didn’t make New Year’s resolutions on January 1, how about taking a little time today to think about how you can improve your business in the coming year? These ideas and plans don’t necessarily need to be framed as “resolutions,” but, rather, how about as tactics or improvements? Taking even little steps…

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