My name is Emma Murray and I am an author and ghostwriter, specialising in Psychology, Business, and Higher Education. I work with MDs, entrepreneurs, management consultants, psychologists and university professors to help create written works designed to enhance reputations, build connections and generate wider interest.
I started my own writing business over 10 years ago following a long career as a marketing executive in investment banking and it has given me the experience and drive to work with other professionals on their writing projects.
Writing isn’t easy – it takes a lot of hard work and constant practice, and like anything worthwhile, you need to love it in order to do it well.
For professionals, writing is even harder because of busy work pressures and schedules.
Getting help is the first step to finally articulating what has been in your head for months or possibly years.
Nothing quite beats the satisfaction of seeing your own thoughts and philosophies in black and white.
I am a professional ghostwriter and the author of bestselling business book The Unauthorized Guide to Doing Business the Alan Sugar Way, the lead author of How to Succeed as a Freelancer in Publishing, and the co-author of three university textbooks: Management (Wiley, 2016), Organizational Behavior (Sage, 2017) and Entrepreneurship (Sage, 2018).
Emma is also a founding member of United Ghostwriters – a marketplace that showcases a small group of talented and experienced UK ghostwriters, dedicated to the art of helping you write your book and express your ideas in your voice.
Other recommended ghostwriters, most of whom are members of United Ghostwriters, are:
Phil Whiteley, business and general non-fiction: www.pjwhiteley.com
Andrew Crofts, memoirs, general fiction and non-fiction, author of Ghostwriting http://andrewcrofts.com
Spencer Honniball, popular music, general non-fiction: http://spencerhonniball.com/
Ginny Carter, business books: www.marketingtwentyone.co.uk
Caro Handley, non-fiction, memoirs: http://www.carohandley.com
Teena Lyons, business, memoirs, general non-fiction, author The Complete Guide to Ghostwriting: www.professionalghost.com
Chris West, business and general non-fiction: http://www.chriswest.info
Ian Shircore, investigative stories, general non-fiction: http://www.shircore.co.uk
Shannon Kyle, personal life stories, memoirs: www.shannonkyle.co.uk
Cheryl Rickman, business and general non-fiction: www.writer.uk.com
Linda Watson-Brown: http://lindawatsonbrown.co.uk
Kate Thompson: http://www.katethompsonmedia.co.uk
For fiction manuscripts, I highly recommend Emma Walsh, founder of The Literary Professionals. With her careful eye and thoughtful feedback, you can be sure your manuscript is in good hands.
'Emma is a superb author to work with. Her renowned style of writing has been the subject of myriad glowing reviews, and her knowledge and understanding of the breadth of topics in question is truly impressive. Matched with a professionalism, dependability and work ethic that is hard to find within what is a notoriously mercurial field, I would highly recommend working with Emma in the future.'
Robert Hoban, Entrepreneur, Managing Director, BIDX1
'Emma is an excellent writer and editor. She is reliable, conscientious, professional, and extremely deadline-focused. Working with her has been a most pleasurable experience and I would not hesitate to engage her services again in the future.'
Dr Michael Sinclair, psychologist, www.city-psychology.co.uk
'We'd like to thank Emma Murray for her amazing talents, as she served as the best content editor and writer an author team could have.'
Professor Christopher P. Neck, Arizona State University