Your perfect (writing) partner

Your perfect (writing) partner

This week a motivational speaker asked me, “How do I find a ghostwriter who can capture my voice?” She went on to explain that she had worked with writers before who seemed hellbent on cleaning her up. “I’m very opinionated and sometimes my language...

Measuring success in self-publishing

Not a Gold Rush is the name of a 2012 survey about the success of those who publish their own work. One of the authors of the study, Steven Lewis, has written a book digging into some key findings. Here’s what I take out of it: The best results come to authors...
Why I Couldn’t Afford NOT to Go to a Ghostwriters’ Conference

Why I Couldn’t Afford NOT to Go to a Ghostwriters’ Conference

I am excited that I will soon be speaking at Ghostwriters Unite! (GW), the first book industry conference of its kind. Few people question going to BookExpo America, a writers convention or a general publishing conference. But why go to one like this? GW covers more...

10 questions for your ghostwriter

In the business world, books have become a marketing tool almost as ubiquitous as business cards. But few executives write alone. Read the rest of the article from Worth magazine here. If you’d like to discuss your ghostwriting requirements, you can contact me...
Is that Sheryl Sandberg’s voice I hear?

Is that Sheryl Sandberg’s voice I hear?

I always take an interest in books that are a collaborative effort, and that’s one of the reasons I picked up Lean In. Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg wrote this book with TV and magazine writer Nell Scovell. I can’t rightly call Scovell a ghostwriter because she has...