July 13, 2018

Andrea Mason is the founder of a south London literary institution: Literary Kitchen.

LK is an award-winning business which offers creative writing courses, events, consultancy, mentor and manuscript services.

She talks constructive feedback, the changing literary s...

July 5, 2018

The Stranger on the Bridge is a book that could, in other circumstances, have never existed.

It tells the incredible true story of Jonny Benjamin, a mental health campaigner who launched a successful social media campaign to find the stranger who talked him down from...

June 28, 2018

The following is an excerpt from a project I've been working on for some time. Umberto Fiorilla is a good friend of mine and has a way with words that, in his native Italian, is dazzling.

He’s a character who could have leapt straight from a Dickensian novel. He dress...

June 27, 2018

 Just a quick one to say that anyone interested in the publishing industry should head over to Byte the Book - they're a friendly bunch and they've got some great events!

May 9, 2018

Why are ghostwriters like Agatha Christie’s moustache-twirling detective Hercule Poirot? 

And how can a writing coach help you with your memoirs? 

Denis Ledoux, founder of the Maine-based Memoir Network, has worked as a ghostwriter for over 30 years and shares some of hi...

May 4, 2018

Before you dive into any kind of agreement or start working, read this. It's a good summary of why a contract is essential from the get-go. 

April 23, 2018

As well as ghostwriting I also work as a copywriter.

There’s often crossover and I wanted to share some tips and tricks I learned on Jackie Barrie’s copywriting course for freelance journalists.

Apologies for the headline.

I grabbed it from Portent’s strangely addic...

March 27, 2018

“For all intents and purposes, a ghost doesn’t exist. But they do exist and today they are all around us.”

The Complete Guide to Ghostwriting, by former journalist Teena Lyons, is a behind-the-scenes look at what is sometimes a secretive industry. She draws on her ne...

March 20, 2018

How can you make money as a ghostwriter? Learn more about ghostwriting 101, a course designed to equip you with the skills to pay the bills.

March 19, 2018

In a second post, ghostwriter and London historian Hannah Renier talks about the ethics of ghostwriting, the Society of Authors, and why there’s nothing wrong with so-called vanity projects.


What sort of ethical issues do you encounter as a ghostwriter?

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