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In Praise of Libraries

Holly Robinson | Posted 10.20.2016 | Books
Holly Robinson

I recently had the honor of speaking at the 2016 New England Library Association Conference. As I walked up the steps to the podium, I kept my eyes fo...

Ghostwriting Helps Grandparents Write Their Life Stories As Books

Jess Hagemann | Posted 10.18.2016 | Books
Jess Hagemann

Death never touched me until it took my Grandpa Jack.

The Sneaky Trick Hitler And Trump Both Used To Seem Important

The Huffington Post | Claire Fallon | Posted 10.09.2016 | Arts

New research, reported on by The New York Times this week, argues that Adolf Hitler once wrote a book lauding himself as Germany’s future savior ―...

Everything You Need To Know About Modern Ghostwriting

Tucker Max | Posted 08.31.2016 | Business
Tucker Max

You have a book in you that you need to write, but you haven't done it, and you probably aren't ever going to do it yourself. So what now? One common solution is to hire a ghostwriter.

Trump's Teleprompter Isn't the Problem

Rick Horowitz | Posted 06.18.2016 | Politics
Rick Horowitz

Some advice The Donald is sure to ignore......

6 Tips For Ghostwriting for an Entrepreneur Without Being An Entrepreneur

Aleks Kang | Posted 06.06.2016 | Business
Aleks Kang

You'd be hard-pressed to find a successful entrepreneur who has the time to be a prolific writer. Most of the time, they employ people to build a brand, presence, and readership for projects and initiatives they believe in using ghostwritten content. After 6 years of ghostwriting for some of the most interesting, driven, and talented people in their industries, I've learned how to talk and write like an entrepreneur without being one.

When You Can't Write Your Memoir Yourself

Patti M Hall | Posted 04.07.2016 | Books
Patti M Hall

I'm here to tell you that it's brutally difficult to keep writing and let's just say it openly here -- most of us don't know how to write that memoir ourselves, even after taking the classes and doing the self-guided courses, and plugging away with a notebook during our free time.

Confessions of a Ghost Writer: Pay No Attention To That Woman Behind the Curtain

Holly Robinson | Posted 02.24.2017 | Books
Holly Robinson

Recently, I appeared on a radio show to promote a literary event. We were talking about my latest novel, but inevitably the host asked, "So you're a g...

Charlamagne Tha God Weighs In On The Ghostwriting Accusations Against Drake

The Huffington Post | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 01.03.2017 | HuffPost Live 321

Meek Mill threw the internet into a frenzy this week when he accused Drake of using a ghostwriter to pen his raps. The Twitter rant ellicited response...

"Carbon Copy": How Big Oil and King Coal Ghost Write Letters for Public Officials, Business Groups

Steve Horn | Posted 06.17.2015 | Green
Steve Horn

The Billings Gazette has revealed that coal mining company Cloudpeak Energy ghost wrote protest letters to the U.S. Department of Interior (DOI) on behalf of allied policymakers and business groups.

Diary of a Mad Ghostwriter

Sue Carswell | Posted 06.09.2015 | Comedy
Sue Carswell

I would say you have to be a bit ego-less to deal with the people I have ghosted books with over the the past ten years, all for major publishing houses. I've worked with an insecure TV pundit who had ideas galore but that was about it.

Five Ways Ghostwriting Is Good for the Soul

Danielle Wolffe | Posted 03.17.2015 | Books
Danielle Wolffe

Ghostwriting is the craft of translating people's spoken stories onto the page. Ghostwriters either share credit with the person the story is about; or disappear and gracefully let him/her take full credit.

My Life as a Ghost

Claire Fordham | Posted 06.16.2014 | Books
Claire Fordham

If I had a dollar for every person I've met who tells me their life story should be a book, I'd have $278 by now. The great thing about self-publishing is that everyone can write their life story and turn it into a book.

Brent Bozell's Ghostwriter Scandal Is Just His Latest Outrage

Terry Krepel | Posted 04.25.2014 | Media
Terry Krepel

The Media Research Center has been pushing the "Tell the Truth!" mantra for years, though that didn't apply to anyone telling the truth about conservatives. It also didn't apply to the MRC itself.

Ghost in the Machine? How To Spot a Ghostwritten Paper

Dave Tomar | Posted 03.10.2014 | Education
Dave Tomar

According to The Harvard Crimson, a survey of this year's incoming freshmen revealed that 42 percent had cheated on high school homework before arriving at the Ivy League institution.

For Writers -- and Men-- This Is What Collaboration Looks Like

David Murray | Posted 02.05.2013 | Books
David Murray

Truly collaborative writing? Until this year, it had eluded me so thoroughly that I nearly rejected the suggestion that I read the journals of Lt. Col. Mark Weber, who needed help to write a memoir for his three young sons, who would soon be without a father.

WATCH: Gwyneth Paltrow, Rachael Ray Slam Ghostwriting Allegations

Posted 03.23.2012 | Home

Ever since they were accused, in a March 13 New York Times article by Julia Moskin, of leaning on ghostwriters to complete their cookbooks, Gwyneth Pa...

In Defense Of Cookbook Ghostwriting

Andrew_Friedman | Posted 05.20.2012 | Home

Having collaborated on more than 20 celebrity chef book projects, I could probably spend an entire day examining and commenting on all the questions raised by this unique and fascinating situation.

Are You Taking Pills You Don't Need? Ask Ghostwriters

Martha Rosenberg | Posted 10.08.2011 | Healthy Living
Martha Rosenberg

But ghostwriting also helps the national malaise of people suffering from and treating diseases that didn't even exist before and ballooning government and private health plans costs.

Hormones Still Pushed, Still Dangerous

Martha Rosenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Martha Rosenberg

The very reason progestin was added to estrogen as a menopausal remedy for women, was because estrogen inconvertibly causes endometrial cancer.

Sarah Palin, the Truth Called. It Wants Its Books Back

John Shore | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
John Shore

It's no secret that Lynn Vincent's writing was literally indispensable to Going Rogue. And yet, Sarah Palin has very clearly done virtually all she can to take full credit for a book she didn't even write.

Ghostwriting: Can't We Just Be Honest?

Rebecca Serle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Rebecca Serle

Slapping Hilary Duff's name on the cover, having her show up for signings and readings, going on morning talk shows and interviewing with David Letterman does not make her an author.

Medical Schools Come Under Scrutiny For Freebies, Ghostwriting

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Harvard Medical School is laying down the law: No more freebies. The University's administration has recently tightened restrictions on corporate gift...

Why Ghostwriting Isn't The Problem With Political Books

Los Angeles Times | Craig Fehrman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

even politicians who write their own books don't write them alone, and we'd be better off looking past ghostwriting to the real problems behind politi...

Andre Agassi's Open: Meth, Bitterness, And Bad Hair (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Jessie Kunhardt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Andre Agassi's new memoir, Open, out today, has been causing a stir because of major revelations in the book -- that Agassi used crystal meth regular...