Ghostwriting & Books

15 Mar 2019

HOW TO WRITE THE PERFECT NONFICTION BOOK PROPOSAL: TIPS FOR PITCHING YOUR BOOK AND GETTING PUBLISHED

Can you secure a book deal before you even finish writing the book? Sounds too good to be true, but if the book is nonfiction, it’s in the realm of possibility. It all starts with a book proposal. As an expert, you know your subject and have plenty to say. Writing a nonfiction book is […]

12 Mar 2019
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FAMILY HISTORY. WHY BOTHER?

Discovering your family history can be a wonderful and fascinating journey. Whether it is simply out of curiosity, or for the purpose of preserving history for future generations, there are a lot of benefits to finding out where we came from. Top 10 Reasons to Learn your Family History 1. Genetic health concerns Learning about […]

11 Mar 2019
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WHY CAN’T WE REMEMBER THE BOOKS WE READ?

You know you read the book. You can even remember where you bought it, where you were when you were reading it, and what the cover of the book looked like. What you can’t remember, though, is the actual book itself. But, why is that? This fascinating piece by The Atlantic explains how our brains […]

07 Mar 2019
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HOW TO EDIT YOUR GHOSTWRITER

When you hire a ghostwriter, chances are, you won’t like everything they write.  That’s okay.  We may go so far to say, to some degree, it’s even expected. The author-ghostwriter relationship is a collaborative one, and one that works best when you (the author) are honest and clear with the feedback you have for your […]

06 Mar 2019
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HOW CAN A GHOSTWRITER HELP WRITE MY FAMILY HISTORY?

Have you ever considered writing a book about your family’s history, but don’t know how or where to get started? Perhaps you have a great concept in your mind, but are struggling to put the words on paper. Or, like many people, you would love to have your family story written, but you just don’t […]

05 Mar 2019
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WHEN TO LEAVE YOUR WRITER . . . AND WHAT TO DO NEXT

Choosing the wrong ghostwriter can be a really miserable experience.  Like most new relationships, you both entered into the project with the best intentions – hopes high for a happily ever after. The prize of the perfect manuscript seemed just months away, easily attainable with just a little elbow grease and a few hours of […]

26 Feb 2019
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HERE’S YOUR CHANCE TO RE-WRITE THE CLASSICS!

If you have been considering re-writing a classic book or putting your own spin on an old movie, then 2019 is your year! For the first time in 20 years, a whole year’s worth of copyrighted works has been released into the U.S. public domain. Under the terms of the Sonny Bono Copyright Act, these […]

22 Feb 2019
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TWO DECISIONS TO MAKE BEFORE YOU START WRITING YOUR BOOK

Most of our ghostwriting clients come to us with some clear ideas of what they want in their book: They know what they want to say, and they know who they’re writing for. They know why they’re writing a book — whether it’s to honor a loved one, bolster their career, share their expertise, or […]

21 Jan 2019
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PUBLISHER INTERVIEW: WHAT TO EXPECT WHEN PUBLISHING YOUR BOOK

The fairytale version of finishing a book goes something like this:  You dramatically pull a final book page from the typewriter carriage, stack it on top of a huge pile of papers, stuff it into a bulky package, rush ship it to your favorite publisher, and immediately get a call praising your book and offering […]