Ghostreaders wanted: taking ghost-services to the next level

These days, hiring a ghostwriter to write your book is hardly a matter of shame. In fact, it’s becoming a status symbol of sorts, a measure of having made it sufficiently to have some able-bodied writer do the job for you. One is either too busy to write one’s own book, or too smart, or Read more about Ghostreaders wanted: taking ghost-services to the next level[…]

Two stories within one: ghost writing that reveals both sides

Good book writing reveals that a story is never just about one thing. Ted Turner’s autobiography Call Me Ted tells a lot about Turner’s expansive business career. But the writing is personal enough to also convey the restlessness born out of aleniation from his hard-driving, alcoholic father. So while Amazon lists it as a business Read more about Two stories within one: ghost writing that reveals both sides[…]

Books and boredom in Las Vegas

If art is about invention, why are so many artists inventing themselves into a corner, where they have few options to thrive and particularly to earn? I recently attended the Las Vegas Book Fair, a weirdly sinless event for that city. An MFA student from UNLV read a short piece to an audience of about four, Read more about Books and boredom in Las Vegas[…]

What do you call a writer . . .

What do you call a writer who fails to fill his own obligation to blog on a daily basis, as he so consistently advises his clients? The charitable answer is “busy”.  I’m busy with ghostwriting and copywriting projects. Still, that makes me the bottleneck in my own blog production. Perhaps I could hire someone to write Read more about What do you call a writer . . .[…]