Ghostwriting<br />The Hidden Writer Revealed <br />
Sounds spooky?<br />
OK…<br />
Don’t be <br />scared!<br />
Because they’re not the ghosts that you are picturing right now<br />Well…<br />obviously<br />This is not a ghost<br />
To help you with your confusion<br />Here’s a dramatic description of a ghostwriter excerpted from the novel<br />“The Gho...
“Take a look at the bestseller lists: you would be amazed how much of it is the work of ghosts, novels as well as nonficti...
We are the phantom operatives who keep publishing going, like the unseen workers beneath Walt Disney World.<br />
We scuttle along the subterranean tunnels of celebrity, popping up here and there, dressed as this character or that, pres...
So, already have an idea what a ghostwriter is?<br />
They are just humans<br />Like us<br />
According to Wikipedia<br />A ghostwriter is a professional writer who is paid to write books, articles, stories, reports,...
ahhh……<br />
Like him<br />
They must be a good<br />writer<br />
But…<br />
What do Ghostwriters usually write?<br />
They are hired to write documents<br />
Like . . . <br />
Autobiographies<br />Of famous personalities<br />
And some fictional books like…<br />Series of TheHardy Boys<br />
They also write in various fields<br />
Website<br />Religious<br />Blog<br />Political<br />Music<br />Academic<br />Medical<br />
But others might think that ghostwriting<br />is<br />deceptive<br />
The ghostwritingprocess is enough to defend the ethical nature of the work<br />
because it is the client who is the <br />first-hand author<br />and the person behind the content<br />
It is the client's <br />ideas<br />
It’s the client’s<br />stories and <br />experiences<br />
The client’s words<br />recorded on hours of interview tapes<br />
Ghostwritersare only professional consultants<br />
That bring information altogether<br />
To produce a marketable and readable masterpiece.<br />Whatta masterpiece!!!!<br />
How is a <br />Ghostwriter<br />paid?<br />
Having an article ghostwritten can cost<br />$4  per  “word”<br />and more depending on the complexity of the article<br />
Literary agent Madeleine Morel said<br />that average ghostwriter's fee for major publisher is <br />"between $30,000 and ...
WOW!!!<br />That’s a lot of money isn’t it?<br />
But sometimes<br />Ghostwriter fees vary<br />
They are either paid <br />Per page<br />
With a<br />flat fee<br />
Or . . . <br />
A percentage<br />of the royalties of the sales<br />
They also receive credits from their clients<br />
signified by the phrases<br />“with...”<br />“thanks to...”<br />“as told to...”<br />
But oftentimes,<br />a ghostwriter signs a<br />contract<br />that forbids them to reveal that they have ghosted a particu...
But…<br />can you imagine<br />that<br />
almost <br />40%<br />of our books<br />are <br />Ghostwritten?<br />
Why has <br />ghostwriting<br />become more popular nowadays?<br />
  First….<br />Lifestyle<br />
It’s<br />Time-consuming<br />Authors don’t want to devote most of their time on writing<br />
  Second….<br />Trendy<br />
It’s<br />  a status symbol<br />to have a ghostwriter writing your book for you<br />
It also becomes<br />a rich person’s<br />sort of luxury<br />Not everybody can afford to hire a ghostwriter<br />
So,<br />
Do you think you have what it takes <br />to become a Ghostwriter?<br />
For more info<br />Please visit http://www.virtualassistant.org/<br />
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  1. 1. Ghostwriting<br />The Hidden Writer Revealed <br />
  2. 2. Sounds spooky?<br />
  3. 3. OK…<br />
  4. 4. Don’t be <br />scared!<br />
  5. 5. Because they’re not the ghosts that you are picturing right now<br />Well…<br />obviously<br />This is not a ghost<br />
  6. 6. To help you with your confusion<br />Here’s a dramatic description of a ghostwriter excerpted from the novel<br />“The Ghost” <br />by Robert Harris<br />
  7. 7. “Take a look at the bestseller lists: you would be amazed how much of it is the work of ghosts, novels as well as nonfiction.<br />
  8. 8. We are the phantom operatives who keep publishing going, like the unseen workers beneath Walt Disney World.<br />
  9. 9. We scuttle along the subterranean tunnels of celebrity, popping up here and there, dressed as this character or that, preserving the seamless illusion of the Magic Kingdom.”<br />
  10. 10. So, already have an idea what a ghostwriter is?<br />
  11. 11. They are just humans<br />Like us<br />
  12. 12. According to Wikipedia<br />A ghostwriter is a professional writer who is paid to write books, articles, stories, reports, or other texts that are officially credited to another person. <br />
  13. 13. ahhh……<br />
  14. 14. Like him<br />
  15. 15. They must be a good<br />writer<br />
  16. 16. But…<br />
  17. 17. What do Ghostwriters usually write?<br />
  18. 18. They are hired to write documents<br />
  19. 19. Like . . . <br />
  20. 20. Autobiographies<br />Of famous personalities<br />
  21. 21. And some fictional books like…<br />Series of TheHardy Boys<br />
  22. 22. They also write in various fields<br />
  23. 23. Website<br />Religious<br />Blog<br />Political<br />Music<br />Academic<br />Medical<br />
  24. 24. But others might think that ghostwriting<br />is<br />deceptive<br />
  25. 25.
  26. 26. The ghostwritingprocess is enough to defend the ethical nature of the work<br />
  27. 27. because it is the client who is the <br />first-hand author<br />and the person behind the content<br />
  28. 28. It is the client's <br />ideas<br />
  29. 29. It’s the client’s<br />stories and <br />experiences<br />
  30. 30. The client’s words<br />recorded on hours of interview tapes<br />
  31. 31. Ghostwritersare only professional consultants<br />
  32. 32. That bring information altogether<br />
  33. 33. To produce a marketable and readable masterpiece.<br />Whatta masterpiece!!!!<br />
  34. 34. How is a <br />Ghostwriter<br />paid?<br />
  35. 35. Having an article ghostwritten can cost<br />$4 per “word”<br />and more depending on the complexity of the article<br />
  36. 36. Literary agent Madeleine Morel said<br />that average ghostwriter's fee for major publisher is <br />"between $30,000 and $100,000"<br />
  37. 37. WOW!!!<br />That’s a lot of money isn’t it?<br />
  38. 38. But sometimes<br />Ghostwriter fees vary<br />
  39. 39. They are either paid <br />Per page<br />
  40. 40. With a<br />flat fee<br />
  41. 41. Or . . . <br />
  42. 42. A percentage<br />of the royalties of the sales<br />
  43. 43. They also receive credits from their clients<br />
  44. 44. signified by the phrases<br />“with...”<br />“thanks to...”<br />“as told to...”<br />
  45. 45. But oftentimes,<br />a ghostwriter signs a<br />contract<br />that forbids them to reveal that they have ghosted a particular book<br />
  46. 46. But…<br />can you imagine<br />that<br />
  47. 47. almost <br />40%<br />of our books<br />are <br />Ghostwritten?<br />
  48. 48. Why has <br />ghostwriting<br />become more popular nowadays?<br />
  49. 49. First….<br />Lifestyle<br />
  50. 50. It’s<br />Time-consuming<br />Authors don’t want to devote most of their time on writing<br />
  51. 51. Second….<br />Trendy<br />
  52. 52. It’s<br /> a status symbol<br />to have a ghostwriter writing your book for you<br />
  53. 53. It also becomes<br />a rich person’s<br />sort of luxury<br />Not everybody can afford to hire a ghostwriter<br />
  54. 54. So,<br />
  55. 55. Do you think you have what it takes <br />to become a Ghostwriter?<br />
  56. 56. For more info<br />Please visit http://www.virtualassistant.org/<br />
  57. 57. Image Sources<br />
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