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.
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.
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.
A ghostwriter may do more than simply writing your book. She or he may also write the book proposal, arrange for editing and proofing, identify literary agents for you, facilitate self-publication, arrange for cover and interior design, and more. Learn all that a ghostwriter can do for you.
The way ghostwriting works depends on you. You may be the “you do it type” who wants the ghostwriter to do it all, the “I’ll finish it when you’re done type,” or one of three other types. Learning what type you are will make the ghostwriting process much smoother.
A look at the price range charged by professional ghostwriters to write a book – and why they charge what they do.