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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.

There comes a critical juncture when an outside set of eyes is absolutely necessary to take that leap from first to final draft. Can you afford to wait?

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There are a lot of writers out there. The competition for agents and publisher attention is fierce. Self-publishing success is a matter of working off in-depth, professional notes.

Get in touch with me today. I give every caller or email free consultation about strategies for improving your fiction, memoir or screenwriting manuscript.

My goal is to give everyone professional service regardless of their budget. I offer reasonable, all inclusive packages that anyone can fit into their budget.

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  • “Erick Mertz is writing a manuscript that is a project of great importance to me. Erick has been extremely helpful consulting on my manuscript. He has offered valuable insight into creating and editing content and has been instrumental getting to the heart of my story.” “More so, he has gone beyond the bounds of our contractual relationship by offering valuable advice on a secondary but equally important blogging project. I have grown to be confident in Erick’s work, and I would recommend hiring him for editorial and content development work.” — Bobby Rea, blogger and author at Blame The Secretary Read Bobby Rea’s wildly popular blog Blame The Secretary.

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  • “Erick Mertz helped with Revelle my debut, self-published fiction novel. He was instrumental in the difficult editing and development phases, increasing overall quality of the manuscript in preparation for publication. He has a keen sense of story and character, and I highly recommend him to writers needing help with those, i.e. to pretty much any writer of fiction.” — Alison Wiley, author of Revelle: A Novel See more of Alison’s novel here at Diamond-Cut-Life.

  • “Erick Mertz worked as a consultant on Tear Drops In The Wind my debut self published novel. Not only was he helpful with increasing the quality of my fiction, he was instrumental in teaching me how to get my book published. Erick Mertz brought a great deal of value to my fiction project and I would recommend him to anyone ready to start self-publishing.” — Lady Robin Thompson, author of Teardrops In The Wind

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Almost anywhere you travel in the writing world, you will encounter the debate. Traditional publishing versus self-publishing. The conflict is so prominent, you would think there was a feud on a par with the Hatfields and McCoys going on out there. For a publishing consultant on markets, helping make sense

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What Goes Into Successful Fiction Books?

The marketplace for fiction has never been more brimming with opportunity. Regardless of what genre you write in, whether that is historical romance or paranormal mystery, now is an exciting time to reach readers all over the world who are looking for your book. While there are more opportunities than

Is Self-Publishing On A Budget Possible?

For creative writers, the turn of the calendar into December means something different. It means that the annual NaNoWriMo push is finally over. The end of the annual novel writing sprint means that there are (literally) thousands of new novels out there in the universe. Can you actually self-publish what

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What Type Of Editing Do I Need?

You have finally completed your book’s first draft. Congratulations, that is a big accomplishment and you are through the difficult part. But now you have moved into the often uncertain world of editing. You may be aware that your book needs editing, but what type does it need? How are

Book Layout And Design? – Ask A Ghostwriter

If you are a new author, you may wonder about the process by which your manuscript eventually becomes a published book. Quite often I am asked my thoughts as a publishing consultant on book layout & design. In this day and age, high quality, professional book layout & design is

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Self-Edit Your Novel? – Ask A Ghostwriter

Writers are often drawn into the temptation of editing their own work. As a publishing consultant, I will tell you this can be a terrific idea… unless, of course, it’s not. Am I being a little vague here? Allow me just a moment to explain my ideas on the topic

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