Today I am very pleased to have a guest post from the Author of Death Wish, Megan Tayte! Along with the guest post I am also featuring a spotlight for Death Wish which includes an excerpt.
Make sure to check it out, and pick up your copy today!
In the course of my career I’ve been a mercenary, a phone sex operative, a serial dater, a war historian, a millionaire sports champion, a political refugee, a zombie fashionista and an ass-kicking superhero, among other things.
No, I wasn’t voted ‘Most Unlikely to Stick with a Career’ at school. I’m a ghostwriter who writes for – as – other people so that their stories can be told.
Being a ghostwriter has stood me in good stead for my own writing career. It’s given me experience in the many ways to write a book, and allowed me to write in different tones, styles and formats. It’s taught me to pay attention to how every word choice, every nuance, affects the overall work; and how to stand back and look at the big picture with critical eyes. Above all, it’s been an education in the self-discipline, organisation, determination and tenacity required to write book after book after book.
But ghosting throws up two big challenges for the would-be author: