Smoke and Mirrors? Ghostwriters, Misunderstood.

E. Mark Windle 18 July 2023 They’ve been around for thousands of years, quite literally. Scribes were used without accreditation to capture oral histories and folklore from their communities and reproduce them in the written form, to copy and embellish existing religious texts, or to take on tasks of ancient senate office. Over subsequent centuries,Continue reading “Smoke and Mirrors? Ghostwriters, Misunderstood.”

Life Stories, the Ghostwriter, and Authenticity: Finding Voice and Personality

Writers are obsessed with capturing voice. Whether it’s their own for a self-penned memoir, an imaginary character in fiction writing, or for brand representation in commercial copy, the goal is to tell a story that is believable, relatable, representative of the subject and always deserving of the reader’s attention.

What’s in a Name? Musings of a Ghostwriter

E. Mark Windle 9 March 2022 I wear several hats as a freelance writer. Over the years I’ve written music history books and other non-fiction, blogs and commentaries, and contributed to medical and nutrition science texts. There’s a chance if you are immersed in one of these niches that you may have even read someContinue reading “What’s in a Name? Musings of a Ghostwriter”