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The Writing Life   Getting Paid to Write   I was once a minor-league opera singer, and I still like to perform occasionally. Last summer I had some lessons with a famous singer. When it came time to pay him, and I asked him how much, he gave a price that was lower than I’d …

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Crowdfunding, Ghostwriting Truth, And More.   I had a cool thing happen with a co-writing client this year. We spoke months ago about his story and his desire to get a book written. I agreed it was a powerful story, but he said he didn’t have the funds for the project and that he might …

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The Secret To Getting Paid To A Pro Writer Being a Pro Writer is only half about writing. There are good writers, and there are good writers with great soft skills.    Soft skills – personal attributes that enable someone to interact effectively and harmoniously with other people (Oxford). The difference between the two is …

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How did this happen? How did I end up ghostwriting for a living? I don’t mind telling you that it was an accident. Stumbling on this Constant Contact blog post on the topic has me reflecting and I wanted to reverse engineer my process. There are probably lots of ways to get into ghostwriting, but …

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