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Is Variety the Key to Work Happiness?

About a year ago, I decided to take a break as an author from what I call my ‘big book’ writing projects – the ones with lengthy deadlines and hundreds of thousands of words. Much as I loved working on these projects, as a writer I was becoming a bit of a one-trick...

Why Professional Ghostwriters Don’t Work for Peanuts

Consider this scenario. You are an expert in your field; you have over a decade’s experience and a great reputation. A professional person contacts you one day and offers you £5,000 for six months' work on a large and complex project. This works out at less than £7 an...

Why Do Good Writers Hire Ghostwriters?

There is a common misconception that people who hire ghostwriters lack the skill and ability to write for themselves. Over the last decade as a professional ghostwriter working with business executives, psychologists and academics, I can truthfully say that this is...