Ghostwriting & Books

05 Mar 2019

WHEN TO LEAVE YOUR GHOSTWRITER . . . 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

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

TWO DECISIONS TO MAKE BEFORE YOU START WRITING YOUR NONFICTION 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

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 […]

10 Jan 2019

10 BEST FORMATS FOR YOUR COMPANY HISTORY BOOK

Given all that goes into starting and successfully running a business, chances are that your company has a story to tell. Have you been tasked with sharing it? Maybe you have a milestone anniversary to celebrate, a legacy to preserve, or a great brand origin to share. Whatever the reasons, if you’ve thought about chronicling […]

31 Dec 2018

A GENEALOGIST’S GUIDE TO DECIPHERING OLD GERMAN SCRIPT

If you’ve ever dabbled in genealogy, you know that reading the print on old documents can be a daunting task. Not only is the writing hard to read (especially on documents that have not been well maintained), but the formation of the letters is often different from what we see today. Well, if you think […]

17 Dec 2018

THE GHOSTWRITER’S SURVIVAL GUIDE

Have you ever wondered what goes into being a ghostwriter? Have you pictured yourself writing books for other people, but have no idea how to get started? If you answered “yes” to either of these questions, then this great “survival guide” from Freedom With Writing is just what you need. This informative guide covers everything […]

11 Dec 2018

PUBLISHING GUIDE – DEFINING THE TERMS AND PEOPLE FOUND IN PUBLISHING

Publishing has a long and romantic history, filled with names and figures that we all know. For example, most aspiring writers can tell you not only who it was that invented the printing press, but also what is often considered to be the first book ever printed on it  (if you’re not sure what the […]

26 Nov 2018

PICKING THE BEST FORMAT TO WRITE YOUR LIFE STORY

You’ve had an interesting life, and you want to share your story with the world. You want to share lessons learned, leave a legacy for your family, or preserve favorite memories. You’ve thought about writing a book more than once, but you’re not sure where to start. In fact, you’re not even sure what kind […]

13 Nov 2018

PUBLISHING INS AND OUTS: PROCEED WITH CONTRACT CAUTION

Long hours and late nights of pounding the keys have finally resulted in something monumental–a book! You’ve finished your manuscript and even scored interest from a publisher or two. What’s not to like? You could get used to this author life. But wait! Before you start counting those dollar signs in your bank account without […]