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...

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...
Lean In and get over it

Lean In and get over it

We need to get over the idea that one book can do it all – lead a revolution, fix your life, explain the universe. Unless the author is Marx or God (who clearly had a lot of help from co-writers). Lean In is written by Facebook chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg...
How can a great speaker be a terrible writer?

How can a great speaker be a terrible writer?

Hugh* is an actor best known for his comic work: a sharp improviser, a gifted storyteller, a talented singer and dancer who has won awards for his theatre work. Now a leading book publisher has invited Hugh to write a memoir. But when Hugh puts his stories on the...