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NEED WRITING TIPS?

Of course you do! Everyone can benefit from helpful writing tips, whether you’re an emerging author or veteran novelist! Get expert advice from a book editor, ghostwriter, blogger and content developer with decades of experience. I’ve worked with many authors, many genres and many publications, and became an gatherer of tips, myself! I love sharing information and welcome your comments. I’ll keep adding nuggets of wisdom to help clients and potential clients well into the future. Perhaps you’d like to share some, yourself! These writing tips are inspired by questions from the authors who trust me with their manuscripts, as well as the magazine assignments I chase. Got questions? Ask me and I’ll do my best to answer.

Autobiography Editor

Today, I’m addressing the role of an autobiography editor in detail. I previously blogged on this difference between a memoir editor and a biography editor and explained that a memoir encapsulates a certain time in the author’s life, while a […]

Ghostwritten Memoirs

Ghostwritten memoirs are often a portal in time and take the reader through a journey only you can tell. I’m a professional and highly experienced ghostwriter — a consultant who organizes and compiles your true-life story. I write it, but […]

Ghostwriter Projects

Ghostwriter Projects are Meaningful Much like book editing, ghostwriter projects are true collaborations in which I help you tell your story. Ghostwriting, however, goes far beyond editing and requires that I write the book for you, meaning I develop and […]

Writing Rules

Need a cheat sheet for writing rules? Of course you do! Following are some excellent tips and writing rules from universities, the government, and experts. The thing is, there are all sorts of writing rules depending on what style guide […]

Bestseller How-To’s (Part 3)

There’s a lot of bestseller how-to’s on the market, and I’ve blogged about bestselling authors and the “formula” and “algorithm” for writing bestseller books here and here. My best advice is to study the bestsellers in your particular genre — […]

Writing Bestsellers (Part 2) — “The Formula” and “The Algorithm”

Writing books is not easy, let alone writing bestsellers. First, an author has to develop a compelling premise and interesting characters and a plot worth reading. Before you jump in and begin writing—or even during your writing—consider doing some research. […]

Engineering Editor

  Engineering Editor for Publications When the writing becomes technical but still requires creative and compelling copy, it’s helpful to have an experienced engineering editor in your back pocket — especially one who has been published in international journals and […]