Welcome to the second installment of my self-publishing adventure. Because I ghostwrite books, I’m sharing my process so that potential clients who are interested in this option will know what to expect or anticipate. If you were my client, I’d take you through the process of defining a mission and ... Read More »
Writing a Book
You’ve heard the drumbeat—You need to write a book! Your competitors have already written books, where’s yours? Maybe you don’t need to write ...
This time last year I started writing Retirement GPS: How to Navigate Your Way to Way to a Secure Financial Future with International Investing with expert Aaro...
Potential clients always want to know how long it will take to turn the content they’ve been collecting into a book and how much I will charge to ghostwri...
After writing about how to roll blog posts, newsletters and articles into books, self publishing, writing book proposals and what a book can do for you professionally, I invite you to walk with me down the path of self-publishing a book of my own. Live Full Throttle: Life Lessons From Friends Who Faced ... Read More »
When I talk to prospective authors about their publishing plans very few know what they’re up against trying to get a traditional publisher to fund their project. That’s how you should think of it — funding the project. Before an aspiring author settles into a daydream of how to spend ... Read More »
Everything I write on this site is addressed to business professionals who know they need to produce content, including books, to enhance their professionalism, to grow their client base or to achieve a social outcome. If this applies to you, read on, but if you want someone to help you ... Read More »
If you’re writing a non-fiction book and you’re NOT interested in publishing it yourself, you need to write a book proposal, not a book. Why is this? Unless a publisher approaches you about writing a book,they must first be convinced that a market for the book exists. Then they’ll need ... Read More »
“Times are bad. Children no longer obey their parents, and everyone is writing a book.” ~ Marcus Tullius Cicero While more people are inquiring about my ghost writing services this year, it seems once aspiring authors come to grips with what’s involved with writing a book, they cower. If you ... Read More »
A month ago I took a ten-day reading and writing sabbatical while dog sitting for friends. I came back refreshed, informed and ready to embrace emerging technologies and business models for content producers. Yes, that’s the simplest way I can think of it, writers: we’re content producers distributing our intellectual ... Read More »
Sitting in the Booth Playhouse I found myself squirming at times, wiping away tears at others and often feeling ashamed of the ghost writers who were behind the work being read. For a taste of the brilliance I included a video at the bottom of the page. Read More »
My stream of inquiries has picked up lately from business professionals who want me to ghost write their books. YEAH! When an inquiry comes from someone who already produces content — whether a newsletter, blog, white papers, articles or presentations — our job is relatively straightforward. Not easy. Not cheap. Straightforward. ... Read More »
In light of the news that our 43rd president plagiarized portions of his OWN MEMOIR, it's clearly time for a review of what we learned in high school English class about giving credit to others. Not doing so is an act of piracy. Read More »