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Ghostwriting : Writing Handbooks - Andrew Crofts


Writing Handbooks

Paperback Published: 31st March 2004
ISBN: 9780713667868
Number Of Pages: 160

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Ghostwriting is a thriving, secretive industry. As a ghostwriter you can create best-selling books for film stars, footballers, pop singers, presidents, business tycoons, gangsters, gurus, spies, mercenaries, courtesans, four-star generals, royals and anyone else with an interesting story to tell. This book reveals all the essential secrets of how to turn ghostwriting into a successful and lucrative career.

Andrew Crofts has ghosted more than forty books, many of them international bestsellers, including "Sold "by Zana Muhsen (nearly 4 million copies sold), "The Kid "by Kevin Lewis, "Heroine of the Desert "by Donya Al-Nahi, "Kathy and Me "by Gillian Taylforth and "Crocodile Shoes "by Jimmy Nail.

Introductionp. 1
Why Become a Ghostwriter?p. 3
Why Not to Become a Ghostwriterp. 17
Why Do People Use Ghosts?p. 21
How to Get Startedp. 34
Who Pays the Ghost?p. 44
Contracts - Do You Need Them?p. 53
Do You Need a Literary Agent?p. 61
The All-Important Synopsisp. 68
Getting the Job Donep. 100
Ghosting Fictionp. 131
The Necessary Skillsp. 137
Helping Authors Self-Publishp. 146
Summing Up - the Happy Endingp. 150
Indexp. 152
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ISBN: 9780713667868
ISBN-10: 0713667869
Series: Writing Handbooks
Audience: BAC
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 160
Published: 31st March 2004
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.6 x 13.7  x 1.3
Weight (kg): 0.21
Edition Number: 1