How to Stand Out as a Beginner Book Ghostwriter

  The anonymity of working as a ghostwriter creates roadblocks that bylined writers don't have to deal with, and those roadblocks can turn into giant walls when you're a beginner. How do you stand out when you're just getting started with either a small project list of only one or two jobs or as a … Continue reading How to Stand Out as a Beginner Book Ghostwriter

How I Make Money Writing and Editing Books: June Income Report

This year, I started posting income reports because I have found there is a serious lack of these reports for experts in my field (namely, books), and I want to provide some hope to those thinking of entering it. I want you to know that it's possible to feed and clothe yourself running your own … Continue reading How I Make Money Writing and Editing Books: June Income Report

5 Tricks for Capturing a Ghostwriting Client’s Voice

If you can only write in one style, tone, or voice, ghostwriting is not for you. You can only be successful if you can adapt to your client's preferences, stylistic choices, and voice. You don't have to do it flawlessly on the first try—that's what rewrites are for—but if you turn in a rough draft … Continue reading 5 Tricks for Capturing a Ghostwriting Client’s Voice

4 Ghostwriter Client Types (And How to Work with Each)

There are very few things that are 100% standard about ghostwriting. Really, the only constant is that you're working for more money for no credit. One of the most diverse elements of book ghostwriting is the clients. While this is pretty true for any type of freelancing work, it is magnified significantly in book ghostwriting. … Continue reading 4 Ghostwriter Client Types (And How to Work with Each)

5 Things You Need to Know about Pitching Book Packagers

Spending long, fruitless hours scouring job boards for book ghostwriting work can be exhausting and discouraging. I have yet to come across a job board that has book ghostwriting as a category, which makes it very hard to do a proper quick search. If you do find a listing, you must then go through the … Continue reading 5 Things You Need to Know about Pitching Book Packagers

How I Make Money Writing and Editing Books: Freelance Income Report February 2017

Last month I posted my very first income report because I have found there is a serious lack of these reports for experts in my field (namely, books), and I want to provide some hope to those of you thinking of entering it. I want you to know that it's possible. You can feed and … Continue reading How I Make Money Writing and Editing Books: Freelance Income Report February 2017

10 Things You May Not Know About Ghostwriting

Some of you regular readers may remember that I recently raised my ghostwriting rates. You can read more about why in my post about How To Overcome Imposter Syndrome. I've also made it one of my goals to take on two new ghostwriting clients this year. So, I started searching for jobs, but I quickly became … Continue reading 10 Things You May Not Know About Ghostwriting