Jan. 29, 2021
Why Hire a Ghostwriter?
When you have a book roaming around in your head for years but are too busy to write it, hire a Certified Ghostwriter to help get it out of your head and onto paper.  When you’ve started your book but are stalled because it’s just not right, or you just…
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Dec. 15, 2020
Ghosting Perspectives: Insiders’ POV
Fair’s Fair: Contract details designed for book deal equality At Wambtac, we know that a milestone in any author’s life is creating a manuscript that’s ready for submission to literary agents or publishing house acquisition editors. Generating that readiness is, of course, any reliable ghostwriter’s goal too. In this next…
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Nov. 15, 2020
Six Mistakes That Make Literary Agents Toss A Manuscript
Taking the leap to querying literary agents or publishing house acquisition editors is a milestone in any author’s life. But before hitting the send button, eliminate these common mistakes that could make an agent or editor—who get tons of stuff landing on their desks every day—toss the book instead of…
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Oct. 15, 2020
Choosing the Best Ghostwriter for Your Book
Five signs you’re getting the professional you need Save yourself headaches, wasted money, and lost time by finding a ghostwriter with training, experience, and industry-insider knowledge.  A simple online search will result in pages of ghostwriters, so how do you know which one to choose? Many writers can write a…
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Sep. 15, 2020
Recognizing and Crushing Writer’s Block: 7 Steps for Getting Past Delays and Back on Track
It’s every writer’s nightmare: staring at your screen (or paper if you’re still using a typewriter for inspiration!) but you can’t type anything. Your mind’s a total blank. It might be a small issue; e.g., “What adjective should I use?” or  “Is this ‘funny’ statement really laugh-inducing?” Other times it…
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Aug. 15, 2020
Authors CAN Battle the Depression Demon
Any time we face outside disasters, sadness—even depression—can set in. Authors already struggle with the isolation necessary to face the blank page, the character that doesn’t work, or explaining a difficult concept. But since COVID? Thanks to newly required “self-isolation,” a sense of loneliness can escalate. Even if you have…
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Jul. 6, 2020
Procrastination 101
Your normal tasks in life are gone or totally rearranged. Without any timeline for zipping out the door (at least not safely), it’s easy for procrastination to set in. Not only is everyone at home, it’s not temporary. We’re all cramped together ‘til who knows when. That means not only…
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Jun. 4, 2020
3 Manuscript Drafts every book must go through
Every book you’ve ever admired has gone through multiple drafts. As an author who mused about your book for the longest time before finally getting it on paper, it can be a knife to the heart to think that the story or manuscript you worked so hard on still isn’t…
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May. 27, 2020
Microsoft Word for Publishing Success
Literary agents and traditional publishers receive thousands of manuscripts. If your formatting doesn’t meet current book industry standards, it may be ignored. The formatting you do may not carry when you send a document, unless you use a template. A template guarantees your manuscript formatting will hold when agents and…
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May. 14, 2020
The Secret to Higher Speaker Fees
If you are a professional speaker, you need all the help you can get to stand out from the competition. But in a world of speakers that stretches from sea to shining sea, standing out enough to be chosen is a tall order.  Yes, you promote your name via social…
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