Ghostwriting & Books

25 Jul 2019

FAMOUS ARTISTS WHO MOONLIGHT AS GHOSTWRITERS

It’s no secret that there’s a ton of money in the music industry. In fact, two musicians (Jay-Z and Diddy) recently made it onto the Forbes Top 10 Wealthiest Celebrities list. It takes a lot of hard work (and luck) to get even close to that kind of success, though. And just like with any […]

18 Jul 2019

HOW GOOGLE FOLLOWED ME THROUGH MY TRAVELS FOR GENEALOGY RESEARCH

I have been very fortunate in the past few years to have had several writing projects that have allowed me to travel. From doing genealogy research in Scotland, England, and Germany to doing interviews in Mexico for a nonfiction ghostwriting project, my passport has gotten quite a lot of use. One side effect that I […]

16 Jul 2019
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HOW PEER REVIEWS CAN IMPROVE YOUR NONFICTION BOOK: GET HONEST FEEDBACK ABOUT YOUR WRITING BY ASKING THE RIGHT QUESTIONS

Your book is complete! You’ve researched, outlined, interviewed sources, written, and fully self-edited your manuscript. What a feat! Now you’re ready to publish it! Well, not so fast… While it might seem like the next logical step, there is still one critical phase before the publishing process that shouldn’t be overlooked; a phase that is […]

03 Jul 2019
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INSPIRATIONAL THOUGHTS FROM 35 WRITERS TO IMPROVE YOUR NONFICTION WRITING

Even the most seasoned writers have days when they lack drive or just can’t seem to come up with new and fresh ideas to put on paper. During those moments when writer’s block feels like it is never-ending, it always helps to have a bit of motivational inspiration from authors who have made it big […]

01 Jul 2019
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WHAT NONFICTION WRITERS CAN LEARN FROM FICTION

Have you ever read a fiction book that you just couldn’t put down? The author probably used some techniques to make it a page-turner. The thing is, while fiction books are known for keeping people up all night because they have to get to the end, nothing says that a nonfiction book can’t be just […]

19 Jun 2019
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150 SURPRISING FACTS ABOUT FAMOUS WRITERS

It’s no secret that many writers have led very interesting lives. After all, the fascinating themes for their books have to come from somewhere! But, did you know that Irish novelist, James Joyce, was fluent in five different languages? Or that Mary Shelley was only 18-years-old when she started writing Frankenstein? How about the fact […]

14 Jun 2019
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9 GREAT NONFICTION BOOKS FOR YOUR BOOK CLUB

With the popularity of book clubs once again on the rise, more and more people are searching for the perfect, discussion-worthy books. While it’s easy to defer to the classics of authors such as Shakespeare, Jane Austin, and Charles Dickens, nonfiction books are a great way to shake things up and provide some real-life, thought-provoking […]

13 Jun 2019
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THE WRITER’S ART OF EAVESDROPPING

I’m nosey. I’ll be the first to admit it. But, when you spend multiple hours each day in a public coffee shop, it’s hard not to be. As a writer whose home office is frequently overrun with noisy kids, I do a lot of my work from my favorite Starbucks. It’s really the perfect setting. […]

12 Jun 2019
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FORMATTING YOUR BOOK FOR PUBLICATION: SO MANY CHOICES

The Digital Revolution has had a disruptive effect on many businesses, and publishing has certainly not been immune. With the advent of desktop publishing software and online self-publishing options, there is now plenty of room for aspiring authors to put their own books together and make a splash on the market without ever signing a […]

11 Jun 2019
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THE TRUTH ABOUT EMOTIONAL SPOILERS FOR BOOKS AND MOVIES

When Avengers: Endgame premiered in theatres throughout the country, there was a huge uproar about people spoiling a major plot twist. Those who were not able to see the movie on the night it premiered felt like they were cheated when the death of a certain well-loved hero was revealed by their friends on social […]