Ghostwriting is a widely known term and very popular in this decade. A ghostwriter is a person who creates written content for someone else, agreeing not to take any credit, ownership or copyright for it. It could be said it shares certain similarity with copywriting. Though, many times, a company that hires a copywriter doesn’t necessarily take the credit for themselves and just claims permanent possession of the content.
Even if the term is popular online and the act of ghostwriting is becoming every day more famous on Internet platforms, it’s most commonly seen in digital works like books. It’s possible that many of the books you’ve read were not really created by the author behind its name, but it’s part of the confidenciality to keep such thing private as long as the client wishes.
Ghostwriting was made for those who have a story, but don’t know how to tell it
This is the major difference regarding the terms of ghostwriting and copywriting. Someone who hires a ghostwriter already has a solid idea and concept for the text, but doesn’t know how to write professionally or doesn’t have the time to do it.
The practice of ghostwriting is not limited to books or online content, it also extends to the musical field, where many songwriters decide to remain “ghosted” so they can keep a normal life, without the fear of exposure to the world’s media.
Basic guidelines a ghostwriter must follow
If you are reading me and identify as a passionate writer that dreams of being famous and making the world know your name, ghostwriting is definitely not for you. Some clients might not mind being clear to the world that the content was not produced by them, but someone else. Nonetheless, that’s up to them and stating the content isn’t originally theirs, doesn’t mean they will credit you.
So it can be said that accepting to really give away a text, and rather just forgetting you ever wrote it is the best attitude to adopt when dabbling in the ghostwriting field. This is just one of the basic guidelines a ghostwriter must follow. Others are:
Respecting entirely the client’s idea and not doing changes that could twist the original intention without their approval.
Keeping complete confidentiality of the work done, unless the client authorizes you to communicate the writing is yours. This is specially important when it comes to putting the information or not in your portfolio. If the client didn’t give you permission to publicly recognize the authorship of the text you CAN’T DO IT under any circumstance. Doing so might even be legally penalized.
In the case of ghostwriting a book, many times it’s necessary to have a deeper insight into the client’s lifestyle. This is something commonly done in many autobiographies. Ghostwriters have shared experiences of having to talk all day to the person or even being with them in person for periods of time. This gives them the right foundation to be able to write in a way that readers will believe the client is the original author.
Why choosing our ghostwriting services?
Whether it’s for an online document or a book, if you are paying for a ghostwriter is because you need to keep a reputation and expect high-quality in return. We have years of experience in web content writing, as well as literary works you can see here. Also, one of our collaborators has already 2 books published and many other stories in anthologies.
We will adjust to exactly what you need and guarantee you a top-notch text, with extreme confidentiality, if you wish so.
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