Diamonds in the sandbox: self-publishing for beginners

Aug 31, 2017

Since anyone can self-publish just about anything, there is some excruciating stuff out there. If you’re not going to clutter the field with rubbish, make sure your self-published book is well written, well designed and above all, absorbing and fun to read. Self-publishing is no longer d... Read More

A book, really?

Apr 27, 2017

You have to write something. An article, a dissertation, a how-to book – or maybe you want to write about something you’ve done or the life you’ve lived. “Help! I need a ghostwriter.” Can’t write, haven’t time to write, arm’s in a sling – maybe you should find a ghostwriter... Read More

Ghostwriting. Whatever next?

May 09, 2017

I have been a successful ghostwriter for over 25 years. I write about a huge range of subjects and experiences for English-speakers from all over the world. Life stories, extraordinary adventures, court cases, self-help, wild success, dangerous jobs, how to get fit, life-changing discoveries, succee... Read More

Editorial help

Apr 27, 2017

If you’ve written a book, you need an editor to read it and offer honest advice before you submit it for publication. A dispassionate, uninvolved gimlet eye is always necessary (and the same goes for theses and dissertations). First impressions matter. Readers are to books as Building Inspecto... Read More

Writing history: company history, family history, house history, biography… 

May 27, 2017

Research is the solid foundation, but the book has to be a good read. I’ve had many books of history and biography published (under other names). Some have been made into TV programmes. With every new commission and fresh research project, my sense of different periods and places deepens. I ca... Read More

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