Ian Shircore ghostwrites business books and memoirs. His own books include John F Kennedy: The Life, The Presidency and The Assassination and Loose Canon: The Extraordinary Songs of Clive James […]
Author and ghostwriter Tom Bromley is one of our winners of The Unsung Heroes of Publishing 2018. We asked him a few questions about his approach to projects and the […]
Ginny Carter, The Author Maker, is a business-book ghostwriter, book-writing coach, and author. She’s on a mission to transform entrepreneurs, coaches, and consultants from everyday experts into respected leaders and […]
We are pleased to offer this advice on working with a ghostwriter from the man dubbed ‘one of the most successful – if not the most successful ghostwriter in the world’ by the BBC. Andrew Crofts has written over a hundred books, many of which have become bestsellers. Here he shares some sage advice on choosing and collaborating with a ghostwriter on your book.
We asked freelancer Simon Toseland to provide some tips for people looking to start a ghostwriting career. Simon has worked in the broadcast media, in publishing, with charities, and as an author, a freelance writer and editor.
Martin Toseland has worked at a senior editorial level at Penguin Press and HarperCollins until October 2006, when he decided to concentrate on his own writing. Since then he’s written or ghosted over twenty books – fiction and non-fiction – on a comically broad range of subjects including misheard song lyrics, a CFO’s view of good business practice, the Grand Harbour in Malta, a novel set in the Amazon rainforest, and, recently, a book written entirely in emoji. He’s currently working on a television biography, a book about drinking, a travel book and a thriller. He also provides editorial consultancy for fiction and non-fiction titles and represents a select list of authors.
Roz Morris published nearly a dozen novels and achieved sales of more than 4 million copies – and nobody saw her name because she was a ghostwriter. She is now proudly selfpublishing as herself with two acclaimed literary novels My Memories of a Future Life and Lifeform Three. She has also been a writing coach, editor and mentor for more than 20 years with award-winning authors among her clients. We asked Roz about the challenges of her unique path to success.