Writing is fun. We writers get excited when we finish a project that has our name on it. We can proudly walk around boasting about our book. We can’t wait to tell everyone about it. Some writers are even considered celebrities. But what about ghostwriters? There is only gratification that the project is complete. There is no recognition and the ghostwriter can’t really tell anyone that they wrote the project. The upside to ghostwriting is that there is money to be made. Lots of celebrities, politicians, and just regular folks have a story to tell that they can’t write themselves. If you are interested in ghostwriting I visited a blog that shares some great “how to” advice on how to find a project. Kelly James-Enger at Dollars and Deadlines offers some great tips to get you started.
Become a Ghostwriter: What you Need to Get Started
“Great session,” he said. “I hadn’t thought about ghostwriting, but I realized that by writing for so many publications, I’ve gotten good at capturing different voices. I think I’d be good at it.” I agreed, gave him some tips, and sent him on his way.