Why I Love Ghost Writing

ghost writing

If you are not familiar with ghost writing, here is an excerpt from Wikipedia,

ghostwriter is a professional writer who is paid to write books, articles, stories, reports, or other texts that are officially credited to another person.

Some writers despise ghost writing because they won’t get any credit for their work. Someone else will get the credit. This is the biggest turn off in the early days but once you get started and get along with the work, you will find that ghost writing is rather rewarding.

You can be a ghost writer for:

  • non fiction
  • fiction
  • blog
  • website
  • lyrics
  • academic materials

There is one reason why I love being a ghost writer. It is all about the money. It is reported that some high profile ghost writers have been paid millions to write autobiographies of public figures.

There I said it. I love being a ghost writer for the money. Credit is not important to me at all, unless if I am writing something that I intend to publish under my name (or pen name).

If you are considering ghost writing, start small. Get one small task and see if it suits you.

Most freelance writing job sites are offering ghost writing positions. However, be careful when you apply for jobs.

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