For aspiring authors

Guest Blog Post: Why Write a Book to Build Your Brand?

By Mike Wicks Search for advice about sales, marketing, growing a business, or even installing new windows, and almost certainly, one of the hits on Google’s first page will be a book on the subject written by an expert. You might then check it out, peruse the reviews, read some sample pages, and possibly purchase…

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What Happens When you Work with a Ghostwriter

Guest blog post by Ginny Carter You have a book that begs to be written, but there’s a problem. You don’t have the time, and if you’re honest, you aren’t sure where to start. So, you decide to hire a ghostwriter. That’s a great first step, because you’re acknowledging that you could do with some…

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Authors: How to Easily Find a Ghostwriter Online

One of the most-searched questions within Google regarding ghostwriters is how to find one. Many aspiring authors would like some writing support and don’t know where to turn. Being cautious about where you’re looking and how you’re qualifying potential ghostwriters is smart. There are many scam websites out there and it’s easy to get taken…

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What Kind of Ghostwriter Do You Want to Help Write Your Book?  

Behind-the-scenes ghostwriters play a different role than writing collaborators or partners do. We’re hearing the term “ghostwriter” and “ghostwriting” much more frequently these days, as everyone from industry experts to leaders to celebrities are freely acknowledging that they did, in fact, hire a ghostwriter to assist in producing their book. And why shouldn’t they?! Ghostwriters…

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My Summer Reading List

My Summer Reading List Yes, I know summer is more than half over, but as I look ahead to my upcoming vacation, I’ve set aside a few books to read or finish during my getaway that I’m excited about. In case you’re looking for ideas for books to read during your spare time, I thought…

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What is a Book Coach?

What is a Book Coach? Guest blog post by Melanie Votaw You’ve heard of ghostwriting and editing, but coaching is a relatively new role in the publishing industry that could help you complete your book. A book coach is a seasoned professional who provides guidance as you write your book yourself. While many first-time authors…

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Should You Hire a Ghostwriter for a Memoir?

Should You Hire a Ghostwriter for a Memoir? Guest blog post by Jenna Glatzer There are three main reasons to seek out a ghostwriter for a memoir: You want to write a “legacy book” for your family and friends, You want to use the book as a calling card for a career as a speaker…

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Presidents and Ghostwriters

Presidents and Ghostwriters Not sure if hiring a ghostwriter is for you? Only you can decide that for yourself, but did you know that many US Presidents and political leaders have relied on ghostwriters for help in crafting and sharing their messages? This use of ghostwriters goes back centuries, in fact, to the first President,…

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What to Expect When You Work with a Ghostwriter

What to Expect When You Work with a Ghostwriter The term “ghostwriter” is becoming more commonplace, or at least used more frequently in business conversation, but there are still some misconceptions about what ghostwriters do, exactly, and what role they play within the book publishing industry. If “ghostwriter” is a term you haven’t heard before,…

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The Best Ghostwriters Ask Great Questions

The Best Ghostwriters Ask Great Questions The best books are filled with information that is interesting, entertaining, informative, and maybe even surprising. To gather those details requires the skills of a great writer, or, alternatively, a great ghostwriter. The benefit of hiring a talented ghostwriter is as much their writing ability as it is their…

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The 6 Things You Should Do Before Writing a Single Word of Your Book

The 6 Things You Should Do Before Writing a Single Word of Your Book If you’ve been thinking about writing a business book, your focus has probably been on how to start the project. You may have thought about a potential title, maybe planned the order in which facts will be shared, and possibly filed…

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3 Things the Hallmark Movie Channel Got Wrong About Ghostwriting

3 Things the Hallmark Movie Channel Got Wrong About Ghostwriting   Hallmark holiday movies are sappy and formulaic, and we love them anyway. On Sunday, November 10, 2019 Hallmark premiered a new addition to the Hallmark Christmas movie line-up, titled “The Mistletoe Secret.” (If you don’t want any spoilers, you may want to stop reading…

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