Ghostwriting: It’s more common than you think.

Creating a book, or content in general, is a lot of work that some people just don’t have the time or skills for. In that situation, who’ you gonna call? A ghostwriting service!

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Ghostwriting sounds mysterious and secretive, but the truth is it is a widely used service that many industries rely on. Essentially, a ghostwriter is someone who writes for someone else, without taking any credit. The author’s name on a book may not be the same name that crafted the story. 

Lower your eyebrow, this is a completely ethical practice. It’s not plagiarism. Ghostwriters and clients (authors) work closely together. 

The best ghostwriting services offer contracts and support and both parties involved have a full understanding of what is expected. A ghostwriter is not responsible for the creative vision of a book, they are the skilled professionals who weave the words of another’s imagination. Ghostwriters are excellent researchers and writers. They are highly skilled at adapting their voice to make your story sound just like you. 

Think of it this way - celebrities, for the most part, do not write their own books. They simply do not have the time or the skills. Think of Kendall and Kylie Jenners (horrible- in my opinion) dystopian fantasy, Rebels: City of Indra: The Story of Lex and Livia. They came up with the idea and that’s about it. A better example is I am I Am Malala: The Girl Who Stood Up for Education and Was Shot by the Taliban, the incredible telling of a young girl’s bravery was written by a ghostwriter. Or the 36th installment of the Babysitter’s Club! When the original author Ann M. Martin couldn't keep writing for personal reasons; she hired a ghostwriter. The service is especially handy for series driven books that have multiple installments. Like juicy romance plots, luckily there are specific romance ghostwriting houses just for those instances. 

Creating a book is hard, that’s why having a team of people behind you to edit, craft and help you publish is a great option many people use. Professional ghostwriting services finish books on time, and once paid, hand over the intellectual property to the author who then owns the material from then on. The author is in control of the tone and goal of the book, they simply don’t have to learn typing gymnastics and the architecture of a good story. The best part is that there’s no stalling. When you hire a ghostwriter a book gets made, not stored on some mental bookshelf of unwritten dreams. That’s why ghostwriting is growing exponentially. 

From moving speeches, to regular blog posts from your favorite influencers, ghostwriters are everywhere. Thanks to the freedom of publishing the online space now offers, ghostwriting services are available to anyone with a dream.  In the past, ghostwriting was kept on the down low and used by major companies and publishing houses to ‘farm out’ successful stories. But now, anyone can get the help they need to get their story out there. 

Nowadays, Ghostwriting is a little less Amityville House Horror and far more Casper the Friendly Ghost. 

If you’re looking for affordable ghostwriting services, we’ve got you covered. Don’t hesitate to contact us if you have any questions.


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