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How to Land a Celebrity Ghostwriting Gig

Here are five tips for breaking into the lucrative market of ghostwriting for the stars.

- July 14, 2014
At any given time, The New York Times' Best Sellers list is riddled with the memoirs of celebrities who earn up to seven figures from rabid publishers who are more than willing to buoy sagging profits with a salacious tell-all. But here's the thing: Most entertainers can't actually write. That part is left to collaborators who are able to capture the celebrity's authentic voice and weave in a compelling narrative.

For those willing to forgo the notoriety that accompanies a prominent byline, the work for collaborative writers is plentiful -- whether as a co-writer who does ...

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