What do I look for in a fiction project?

Writing fiction is slightly different than writing non-fiction. My rule for non-fiction still applies here; as long as the author is passionate about the material, then I’m on board. While non-fiction involves research, the fiction equivalent is brainstorming. Fiction books need to follow their own internal logic. On the surface, this sounds simple enough. But […]

Murphy’s Law

Writing and publishing your book is a lengthy task.It is also not without its share of problems. Murphy’s Law sums it up nicely- If it can go wrong, it will go wrong, and at the worst possible moment. There are the times when it feels as though life is conspiring to keep you from writing, […]

Your Book’s ROI

Let’s just pull off the bandaid quickly here- Your book will not be making you a fortune. You’ll write it, edit it, labor over the words and structure, polish it, publish it…and you won’t be seeing a lot of money off of the book itself. Sure, you’ll sell copies. You might even make the best-seller […]

What do I look for in a non-fiction project?

The certification course, offered through California State University at Long Beach, covered both fiction and non-fiction ghostwriting. When I took the course, the first semester was non-fiction and the second semester was fiction. Now the course has been adjusted so that fiction and non-fiction is done simultaneously.Thankfully, I missed that schedule because focusing on just […]

Your book as an attraction marketing tool

I’m no marketing expert, but I am aware of two types of marketing; inbound and attraction marketing. There are more types, but these are the two that I will be talking about in this post. Feel free to enlighten me in the comments. But back to the first two that I’m the most familiar with; […]

The Book Flyer

Before I became a certified ghostwriter, I was just writing. A “regular writer,” you would say. The distinction is semantic right now, but I did write a lot even before I decided I wanted to have something published. Even in grade school I would write down ideas and tell stories to my family. And when […]

Who Would Want to Write a Book?

The digital age is upon us, and things are becoming more and more…digital. With that, there is the ongoing argument over whether print books and books in general, still have a place in society. More specifically, a place in the business world. If you can download content on your smartphone in seconds, and consume content […]

So Why Hire a Ghostwriter?

A Common Question It’s a simple question, but it helps to start here when explaining “ghostwriting” to a new client. Sometimes they know a little, sometimes they know a lot, and sometimes they know nothing. Let’s start with the basics then… If you’re busy, but still need a book written, then hire a ghostwriter. If […]