Earlier this week, TheWriteLife published a recent guest post of mine, “A Lucrative Niche for Writers: How to Become a Ghostwriter.”

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It outlines what I think are the three most important skills you need in order to pursue ghostwriting, and none of them are what I would have thought you needed before getting into this rather strange writing world. If this interests you, please consider joining the conversation on their site. Here’s a tease:

Thomas Jefferson might as well have been describing how to break into ghostwriting when he wrote, “I’m a great believer in luck, and I find the harder I work the more I have of it.”

In the summer of 2014, I quit my job to pursue full-time self-employment as an author and editor. Knowing that a majority of my income would likely not come from my books, I focused on seeking editing work. In less than a year, I shifted my focus to ghostwriting, a professional avenue I thought would be forever closed to me because I simply didn’t have the connections. I knew no celebrities, political figures or rich business types, but I did have three key assets …

Read the rest of “A Lucrative Niche for Writers: How to Become a Ghostwriter.”

If you’re in need of a ghostwriter, check out my recently launched Ghostwritefor.me.

 

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