Choosing and Working With a Ghostwriter

A Ghostwriter would certainly lift a load from you. But it’s a ghost of a chance to find one who is really good.

Monica Shaughnessy

touch-1369968-mI’m currently ghostwriting a project for a client and thought I’d share some quick tips on selecting and working with someone like me. If you’re unfamiliar with the term, Wikipedia defines it as follows: “A ghostwriter is a writer who writes books, articles, stories, reports, or other texts that are officially credited to another person.”

First, let’s look at why you might want to hire a ghostwriter:

1. You have a great idea, but don’t know the first thing about writing a book. You see something in the news that sparks your interest, and you think, “That would make a great book.” But when you put fingers to keyboard, you learn how hard it is to organize your thoughts into a 300 page manuscript with a coherent story line.

2. You have a great idea, but you’re too busy to execute it yourself. Perhaps you’re already writing in another genre and making money…

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