It’s a common problem. You’re eagerly writing the story of your life from beginning to end when suddenly you get to that jerk you’d love to omit—you know, the ex-spouse from hell,Read More…
A book ghostwriter is a writer-for-hire who specializes in writing books. These include memoirs, business books, novels, history books, and books in other genres. The book ghostwriter can work on manuscripts designedRead More…
Marketing your book on Amazon may seem like an endless chore, but without strong marketing, your book will be buried underneath an ever-growing avalanche of competing books. This is especially true ifRead More…
You’ll be trusting your ghostwriter with your ideas and stories, so it’s important to establish a good working relationship. Barry Fox explains how to do so.
10 tips to help you write your memoir. An introduction to memoir themes, characters, selecting your first words, dealing with “unpleasant truths,” writing rules, and more.
12 steps to writing the perfect query letter, which is your first opportunity to wow a literary agent with your book idea. A lot has to go into one little letter, so it’s vital to get it right!
The “voice” you speak with is not necessarily the voice you want to use in your memoir. Learn about the different types of voices, and how to find the best one for your book.
One of the best ways to attract a publisher, and to sell copies of your book, is to have a tall and broad author platform. Learn the 8 steps to building a great one.
A look at 10 different editing/proofreading firms, with a breakdown of their charges. On average, you can expect to pay between $0.015 and $0.06 per word for editing services.
Writing a memoir is definitely a challenge! Here are eleven essential tips to ensure that the process of writing your memoir will be as smooth and productive possible.
Don’t rush through the ghostwriter hiring process, or have your assistant do it for you. It is well worth the time and effort to find and hire exactly the right ghostwriter. Here’s a nine-step, in-depth approach to hiring a ghostwriter.
Just googling “ghostwriter” is not enough, for you will be overwhelmed by the endless possibilities! Here are eight ways to make your searching more efficient and effective.
A list of 68 agents you can contact to represent your memoir, biography, or autobiography – with a list to each agent’s website.
Eight key questions you should ask your ghostwriter before either of you puts pen to paper – plus five questions you should ask yourself. Asking and answering these questions will make the collaboration much smoother, and the book better.
Your proposal is your plea and promise to the publishers. It must be right! Read this to learn how to create a great book proposal, and see what agents have to say about various aspects of the proposal.