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...
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...
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...