Ghostwriting & Books

01 Sep 2021

INDEPENDENT PUBLISHERS: A CLOSER LOOK AT VARIOUS NONFICTION PUBLISHING MODELS

In the world of publishing, there are two primary players: mainstream and independent publishers. With the prestige often attached to mainstream publishers, they tend to draw writers like bees to honey. Because of this, they are frequently misjudged as being profit-driven content machines. On the flip side, independent publishers generally cater to a niche audience. […]

27 Aug 2021

9 REASONS WHY YOU SHOULD WRITE AN AUTOBIOGRAPHY

Academy Award-winning actor Sidney Poitier once remarked, “My autobiography was simply the story of my life.” Indeed, an autobiography is testament to a life well-lived. However, some erroneously believe that an autobiography’s subject must be a celebrity or wealthy person. The truth is that anyone can write an autobiography. After all, there is nothing egocentric […]

24 Aug 2021

11 TIPS FOR CONDUCTING INTERNATIONAL GENEALOGY RESEARCH

Historically, the term “melting pot” has often been used to describe America. This is because, aside from the few who are of 100 percent Native American ancestry, all of our ancestors came to this country from somewhere else. And all of their different cultures came together in one big melting pot that is now the […]

20 Aug 2021

12 TIPS AND TRICKS FOR HIRING A GREAT GHOSTWRITER

Have you ever thought about writing a book? Of course, you have. Most people think about it at some point or another, but where do you start? Even if you have a great story to tell or an idea to pitch, you may not be good at putting the words down. Besides that, who has […]

13 Aug 2021

WRITING A TRAVEL MEMOIR: HOW TO CAPTURE UNFORGETTABLE MOMENTS

Traveling is one of the most memorable occasions in a person’s life. Discovering new places can create memories that last a lifetime. And for some travelers, these adventures are so meaningful that they decide to chronicle them in a journal or diary. Written descriptions of places and experiences can provide the perfect complement to breathtaking […]

10 Aug 2021

GHOSTWRITING OUTSIDE THE BOX

The explosion in popularity of memoirs over the last 20 years has been accompanied by a greater acceptance of hiring ghostwriters to help individuals write their memoirs. Michelle Obama’s 2018 memoir, “Becoming,” has reportedly sold over 10 million copies, and is one of the most popular memoirs ever written. According to some reports, her husband, […]

06 Aug 2021

WRITER TIPS: 7 “MUST-HAVE” ELEMENTS IN A NONFICTION BOOK

When you think of nonfiction, what comes to mind? Memoirs and autobiographies? Text books or guides? In reality, the genre of nonfiction encompasses a vast range. And basically, the only element that ties this classification together is that it presents fact. As Wikipedia defines it, “Nonfiction is any document or media content that intends, in […]

27 Jul 2021

GHOSTWRITER NEEDED: THE BENEFITS OF HIRING AN AGENCY VERSUS A FREELANCER

You’ve decided to hire a ghostwriter to help you write your book. Now you are contemplating whether to use a ghostwriting agency or an individual freelancer. You may be asking yourself questions such as “What are the benefits and drawbacks of hiring an agency versus a freelancer to do my ghostwriting?” and “How do I […]

20 Jul 2021

GHOSTWRITERS AND COPYRIGHTS: YOUR GUIDE TO COPYRIGHT PROTECTION WHEN HIRING A GHOSTWRITER

In the publishing world, copyright protection is like having a robust missile defense. It is an essential tool to safeguard valuable intellectual property. However, overlooking adequate copyright protection can lead to serious consequences. When hiring a ghostwriter, copyright protection is even more relevant. Ghostwriters are professional content creators hired to produce materials in exchange for […]

13 Jul 2021

BOOK SALES 101: NAVIGATING THE WORLD OF BOOK SALES

An old Chinese proverb goes, “Experience is a hard teacher because she gives the test first, the lesson afterward.” Indeed, the world of book sales is quite the tough teacher. Novice writers quickly find that making money selling books is not as easy as it appears to be. Often, failure comes first and learning afterward. […]