Ghostwriting

Ghostwriting icon (ghost)Ghostwriters (also called collaborators) help authors find their voice and develop their ideas, as well as write much of the manuscript for them. Ghostwriters are hired for every type of writing—fiction, nonfiction, memoir, blogging, web copy, reports, articles—and for any length of manuscript. They may work very closely with an author or with a minimal amount of input. The writing may be based on research, interviews, the author's own writing, or any other type of raw material. The ghostwriter's job is different from that of an editor or writing coach. It is up to the ghostwriter to write the manuscript and, with the author's approval, produce a finished product that is ready to be published.

 

  • Nomi Isak

    Writing coach, developmental editor, and ghostwriter on over 45 published books. With her compassionate approach, Nomi has helped numerous authors complete publishable manuscripts. She also coaches clients experiencing writer's block and helps authors create and meet deadlines. She specializes in memoir and fiction, as well as creative nonfiction.

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  • Lori Kozlowski

    Writer, journalist, editor, and digital media leader, Lori Kozlowski has edited dozens of writers and worked with several companies on content and digital strategy. Services: Novel and nonfiction manuscript editing, content strategy and development, web editing, and ghostwriting.

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  • Barbara DeSantis

    Editor, writer, writing coach. Literary and commercial fiction, including young adult. Memoir, personal history, personal essay, narrative nonfiction, self-help, and spirituality. Developmental and line editing, ghostwriting. Manuscript critiques, book proposals, marketing materials. More than 30 years book-publishing experience.

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  • Laura Golden Bellotti

    Editor and writer of nonfiction books and book proposals in the areas of psychology, spirituality, relationships, women's issues, parenting, health, and creativity.

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  • Jenna Rose Robbins

    Ghostwriter, editor, and web consultant with experience producing in-house editorial for such companies as AOL and Disney. Specialties include: memoir, music, travel/cultures, social consciousness.

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  • Kate Zentall

    Writer, co-writer, editor, copyeditor, web content creator & producer, marketing communications specialist, book shaper. Memoir, personal history, parenting, lifestyle, psychology, relationships, profiles, food, self-help, entertainment, products, travel, personal statements, blogs.

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  • Amy Friedman

    Amy has written, ghostwritten, and served as a developmental editor for dozens of memoirs and other works of nonfiction. Amy's syndicated column, Tell Me A Story from Universal Press Syndicate, ran for 25 years in newspapers across the country. She teaches memoir writing at UCLA Extension and is the founder and publisher of Out of the Woods Press.

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  • Merrill Feitell

    Award-winning author of literary fiction with extensive branding and advertising background and a decade of teaching creative writing at graduate and undergraduate levels, Merrill has helped hundreds of writers develop material and prime manuscripts for publication.

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