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30 Jan 2020

THE ART OF TECHNICAL GHOSTWRITING

One of the most challenging aspects of technical writing is communicating effectively with a subject matter expert (or SME, commonly pronounced as one word “smee”). SMEs have the knowledge that the technical writer must extract and translate into useful publications, such as documents, videos, webinars, classroom courses, and marketing collateral. In some cases, the technical […]

31 Dec 2019

8 TIPS FOR WORKING WITH YOUR GHOSTWRITER TO GET GREAT CONTENT

You have a terrific idea for a book, but maybe you don’t have the writing skills or the time to make it happen. Instead of letting that stop you, you’ve gone the extra mile and found a ghostwriter. Now that you’ve signed the contract, how can you make the most of your investment? Learn how […]

10 Dec 2019

WHAT PUBLISHERS LOOK FOR IN AN AUTHOR

You’ve done it. You’ve finished your nonfiction book—or worked with a qualified ghostwriter to create one—and now you’re ready to find the right publisher to bring your ideas to the world. But what can you do to make yourself as sellable as possible—not your work, but you as an author? This advice comes straight from […]

22 Nov 2019

THE TRUTH ABOUT GHOSTWRITING

Ronald Reagan once quipped about his autobiography, “I hear it’s a terrific book. One of these days I’m going to read it myself.” Rarely does a celebrity exhibit such candor in acknowledging their partnership with a ghostwriter. In fact, the entire practice of ghostwriting seems shaded in mystery. To deconstruct the myths and doubts surrounding […]

19 Nov 2019

FIVE TIPS FOR HIRING THE RIGHT GHOSTWRITER

You don’t have to be famous to hire a ghostwriter: Lots of everyday people use ghostwriters to help with all sorts of writing projects – from non-fiction memoirs to family histories to business books. Most people hire ghostwriters because they have an idea for a book, but they just don’t have the time or the […]

17 Oct 2019

HOW DO YOU FIND OUT ABOUT YOUR FAMILY HISTORY?

You have decided to explore your family history, and are ready to dive in, but you are not quite sure how to get started. You have heard various family stories passed down from older generations, but you don’t know which stories are factual or which are exaggerated versions of the truth. You also have a […]

08 Oct 2019

HOW TO HIRE A COMPANY GHOSTWRITER

As a business owner, you’re constantly looking for ways to increase your profitability. And to do that, you probably spend a lot of time focusing on things like increasing sales, reducing expenses, and improving employee productivity. But did you know that hiring a ghostwriter can also improve your bottom line? Let’s talk about the ways […]

27 Aug 2019

HOW TO WRITE A MEMOIR

Have you read a memoir lately? Chances are good that you have, or at the very least you’ve noticed a few making a splash on the best seller lists. Everyone from political figures to pop stars and even ordinary everyday people seem to be writing one these days. Maybe you’ve considered writing one yourself. But […]

20 Aug 2019

8 INCREDIBLE STORIES TO INSPIRE WRITERS

Anyone who has ever tried to publish a book knows that being an author is not for the faint of heart. Getting a reputable publisher to even look at your book can be a challenge, and finding one to represent you can seem impossible. Unless you are an A-list celebrity or a millionaire heiress, getting […]

08 Aug 2019

IS YOUR FAVORITE WRITER AN UNDERCOVER GHOSTWRITER?

If you grew up in the late 1980s or early 1990s, you are almost certainly familiar with the insanely popular teen book series, The Baby-Sitters Club. But, did you know that the books in that series were not all written by Ann M. Martin (who is credited as the author on all of the books)? […]