How Ghostwriting Helps you become a better Writer

By John Lynch Ghostwriter and Author I’m a ghost writer. I also publish contemporary fiction and historical fiction in my own name, but I write every day, seven days a week, and 70% of what I write will eventually be published with someone else’s name on it. That’s what being a ghost writer means. Why do I do it? I’m asked that question a lot and it’s usually accompanied by surprise that I don’t want all the money and glory that people assume goes with being a writer. Well, it’s true that ghost writers don’t get invited to book signings and…

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Flash Fiction

‘Oh no!’ I hear you groan, ‘What on earth does a bloke who writes kid’s books know about writing flash fiction? And what the heck is flash fiction anyway?’

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What do small litfests offer that big ones don’t?

Debbie Young Guest post 19th March 2019 Small independent local litfests are currently in vogue, with more popping up around the country like daisies on an English lawn in spring. And, like daisies, although they’re commonplace, they’re charming in their own way.  “But,” I hear you cry, “how can they compete with long-established giants in the festival world such as Cheltenham, Edinburgh, Hay and Derby?” Little litfests may not be able to command big-name bestseller speakers – but the thing is, they’re not competing with the big commercial ones that need the big names to pull in the crowds. They are…

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