The following is an excerpt from Walter Linder’s memoir, A Life of Labor and Love, A Red Memoir. “From A Blind Date to A Matchless Marriage” When I reached my early twenties, I was convinced I was too shy to ever get married. Although I had gone out on dates with various women, nothing […]
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Successful Memoir Writing – Recently, someone asked me what are the biggest barriers memoir writers face to being successful. Three came to mind right away.
Clients will often come to me after having done a considerable amount of writing. Sometimes I will receive 200- and 300-page manuscripts. Among them are manuscripts that are really at the editing stage, but… There are too many that are still—in spite of their polished look on the page—in an early stage of development.
Ready to hire a ghostwriter? Here’s what to ask. 1. Will the ghostwriter “work for hire” or will s/he want a stake in the product? A for-hire writer is paid either by the hour or by the project and has no legal authorship rights. The rights to such a book are entirely yours. This is […]