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screenplay ghostwriting servicesHave you run into a dead end with what is becoming an endless re-write? Are you back from a conference or writer’s group with the impulse to re-write but don’t know where to start? Have an idea that requires a professional ghostwriter’s touch?

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Over the last ten years I have worked on fiction and memoir manuscripts for successful authors in traditional and self-publishing markets. One thing holds true for every one.

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Understanding Characters – Ask A Ghostwriter

From time to time I like to bring a guest blogger on for a fresh perspective on my bi-weekly “Ask a Ghostwriter” blog series. Today my colleague and friend, Laura Sherman offers us some advice. As a high quality professional ghostwriter, Laura has knack for character and she’s here to

What Is NaNoWriMo? — Ask a Ghostwriter

NaNoWriMo is a funny sounding name. It always makes me think of an animal made up in a child’s imagination. But what is NaNoWriMo really? For those that take part in NaNoWriMo is coming up just around the corner in November and it is no laughing matter. For most normal

Hiring An Editor: Six Key Questions – Ask a Ghostwriter

Whether you’re working on fiction, non-fiction, family history, business book, or a memoir, hiring an editor is going to become a reality. A few times in my recent travels, I have heard someone say, “I’m only self-publishing though. What do I need an editor for?” A well-edited manuscript is absolutely

The Writers Conference Part #1 – Ask A Ghostwriter

The 2019 Willamette Writers Conference is finally over. Uhm, hold on, wait just a moment… No, I was right the first time. The doors of the Portland Airport Sheraton are at last closed. The faculty has all flown home. It’s good bye till 2020 time. I joke, in part, because

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Hiring A Ghostwriter – Ask A Ghostwriter

At some point, everyone has prepared for a job interview. The following scenario should be quite familiar. It is the night before, probably late. Your best professional outfit is on the bed. You’ve done your research. You know about the company. Forward and back, you know the duties of the

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What Goes Into A Ghostwriting Contract? – Ask a Ghostwriter

You’ve interviewed a bunch of ghostwriters. You know your project forward and backwards. You’ve got the right one picked out, now it is now time to get started. What you need to do next is create a ghostwriting contract. Before you read another word, I want to toss out a

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