My super-Informative BlogWhat does it take to write a book? A blog post? Take a gander at my ramblings and get your answers.
It is inevitable. Every now and again I am contacted by someone that wants a book written and doesn’t want to pay me to do it. Instead, they say something like: “I was hoping we could strike a deal and you could take part of the royalties when the book sells.”
Allow me to explain why I, any many other professional writers out there, won’t even begin to entertain this as an option. If you’re looking to have a book written and you’re using royalties as a bargaining chip, consider these things first before striking a deal with a writer:
I’ve been asked this question now and again: What Does it Really Take to Ghostwrite a Book? Many non-authors think it’s a process that should be completed fairly quickly. Such is not the case.
If you plan on hiring a ghostwriter to help you write your book, it’s important to understand just what it takes, and why we take the steps that we do.
What does a ghostwriter do?
It’s a great question, and I get it a lot.
If you’re considering hiring a ghostwriter to help you with your book or ebook, you want to understand the process so that you can put your mind at ease as your masterpiece comes to life. In truth, the process opens up in a few different ways. Let’s dig into those ways below so that you know what to expect when you approach a ghostwriter.
Do you know what a "bait and switch" is? If not, allow me to explain: I met a man at a networking event I frequent who expressed interest in learning about one of my products. He asked me about what I did and I told him. He seemed very interested and went on to tell...