Wednesday, June 07, 2006

writer site

Being a web copywriter, I have learned a lot from the articles online. I joined a lot of writing-related websites and some have been a great help to me in getting into and understanding the writing business. I'd like to share with you one of my favorite writer sites - WORLDWIDE FREELANCE ( )

If you want to learn more about being a freelance writer, check out their webpage. Here's one of their more recent articles explaining ghostwriting:

Feature Article: What is a Ghostwriter?
by Gary McLaren

Do you believe in ghosts? They are mostly unseen. Unnoticeable. And believe it or not they are moving behind the scenes in the publishing industry. If you're lucky you might catch a fleeting glimpse. They are officially called 'ghostwriters'.

A ghostwriter is a writer who writes on an assigned topic under someone else's name, with their consent. They often write books completely from scratch but sometimes their work involves rewriting or polishing an existing work.

Most books by famous personalities are actually written by ghostwriters. When you see an autobiography or memoir from a politician, businessperson, or celebrity, chances are that it has been written by a ghostwriter...

Click here for more of the article...

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