Guest Post: Ghost Writing is an Honorable Profession By Karen Cole
Latest Posts / May 12, 2012

It’s hard sometimes to talk about being a ghost writer, mainly because I’m not allowed to. In a lot of cases, I can’t discuss the work I’ve done, even when it involves a book being on the New York Times best seller list for twenty weeks – because I’m not supposed to have written that book. However, I get a lot of satisfaction from my work, and I make decent money from it as well. So no worries! The life of a ghost writer can be intensive, but it’s honest. You have to know a lot about your subject matter, but you don’t have to be an expert on absolutely everything – Internet research takes care of that – and it helps to be a grammar, spelling and syntax expert, too. Again, useful programs can help you with spelling and grammar, such as the mistake checker in Word, but you need to know your English (or whatever language you work in) to get the syntax right, in most cases. If you want to become a ghost writer, I would suggest that you get a degree of some kind in English, preferably a dual degree in English literature and general English,…

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