The emotional journey of writing someone else’s memoir

The emotional journey of writing someone else’s memoir

Writing is soul work. It forces you to explore squishy, emotional areas that most people try to avoid. It’s highly personal. Memoir-writing amplifies that. And, if you're writing someone else's memoir, there's a whole lot of extra pressure that goes along with it...

Ghost writing: Learning to love the shadows

Ghost writing: Learning to love the shadows

Ghost writers get very little public credit.

As a ghost writer, you can't have a big ego. You can't point to your hundreds of blog posts (I lost count after 500), newsletters, eBooks, and website copy and scream at the world, "Hey everybody! Look! That's mine!" It just doesn't work that way. If it did, you would just be a plain ol' writer, sans the ghost.

So, how does a ghost writer deal with so much misplaced credit?