If you are contemplating on becoming an author,
Let me say in brief:
You do not need to be a writer to be an author.
If you can explain something to someone as simple as How to dry clean a floor, then you are qualified to be an author.
An author is an originator of some creative or intellectual work.
Every day you share your thoughts, ideas, beliefs and opinions with other people in an informal way ( especially via social media).
It could be on things you are passionate about, or as a way to market your products or services.
What you do not realize is that you can assemble all that information into a single document and transform it into a published book.
Here is the easy part to this process: You do not need to be a writer to be an author.
Simply hire the services of a ghostwriter to complete the task for you.
Maybe you are not familiar with the term Ghostwriter.
Let me explain.
A ghostwriter is a freelance writer who gets paid to deliver your idea into a book—whether as an eBook or a print book.
Over 90% of best-selling authors ranging from politicians to businessmen and CEO’s do not sit down to pen their own books. Most of them hire and work with ghostwriters .
You too can do the same.
If you have a great idea but do not have the time or the skill to tranform it into a book, why not hire a ghostwriter and watch him/her do the miracle.
Several times I’ve met people who continue to wonder how someone can write a book for another person.
My response to this has always been:
Do you think all the politicians, celebrities and bestselling authors personally wrote their own books?
Some of the most famous authors in the world hire the services of ghostwriters and editors to write their books.
Find here some examples of bestselling authors who utilized the services of ghostwriters:
You may also think it is derogatory to say, “someone wrote a book for me.”
But, in reality, someone writing a book for you doesn’t make you less of an author .
What is more important is the source of the information, not the writer.
You do not need to be a writer to be an author. All you need is an idea.
So what are the steps involved in working with a ghostwriter?
Here is a breakdown of our ghostwriting services to your Book Creation Process
Step #1: Book outline
If you already have some content in the form of a typed manuscript, it makes work lighter for us and cheaper for you. But if you have no typed manuscript, or just a few contents, we’d expect you to provide the outline of your book.
If you can’t generate an outline, we will step in to provide technical support.
However, you must be the one to provide us with the working title of your book or the central idea (what it is all about.)
Step #2: Costing
Once we have gathered all these details in a manuscript or book outline, the next step would be to negotiate the cost of your project based on a pricing scale.
Step #3: Contract
If we agree on the cost of your project, we will send you a contract letter detailing all our agreements for you to sign before work commences.
We’ll both sign the contract and work begins as soon as you have deposited at least 50% of the total cost of the project.
Step # 4: Transcribing/content creation.
With an outline, we will organize interview sessions and audio-recordings with you to transcribe each point on the outline into printed texts.
If you live far away, you could channel your audio or video recordings to us via social media.
Once we’re done transcribing each point on the book outline, we’ll begin straightaway with editing the book.
Step #5: Editing
There are three major editing processes.
At this stage of editing, we make your book standout by giving it a logical sequence through adequate pacing and coherence. It is the most expensive kind of editing because it gives direction and clarity to a book.
We may occasionally add content if you have limited content to supplement your book.
Also known as line editing, it is the process of fine-tuning your book to enhance readability.
At this stage, we focus on typos and grammatical errors, use of correct punctuation, consistency, cross references and a wide variety of details such as specificity, eliminating vague sentences, clearing off clutters, replacing words with other synonyms, and rewriting passive sentences into active voices.
This is the last, and most neglected part of editing.
If any error slips into a manuscript, our role as proofreaders will be to catch them all, and make corrections before publication.
We proofread a book alongside the client at least five times before the last publication. It would eliminate typos by 95%.
After editing comes formatting.
Step #6: Formatting.
Formatting simply means to package the content in such a way that visual readability is enhanced.
In formatting interior pages, we focus on paragraphing, indentation, spacing, pagination, styles, font type, page size and section breaks.
For non-fiction books, our recommended standard page size is 5.5*8.5 inches.
Step # 7: Cover page
At this stage, you make a suggestion on how you want your cover page to look.
From here, our cover page designer conceives the idea and generates your desired professional cover-page.
Step #8: Publishing
If you want your book published on Amazon KDP, we will create an account for you and have your book published in your name.
If you are willing to have your book written and published in 60days, now is the time to grab the opportunity.
I’m will be launching the next set of offers to the first 6 applicants before the end of June 28, 20022.
We’ll make you author in less than 60 days.
If you miss this opportunity, you might have to wait for three to four months for the next session.
But first, I encourage your to follow the series of tips i will be posting on this blog on a weekly basis so you can understand how the entire authoring and ghostwriting services work.
MAKE IT SNAPPY,