William Hammett: Independent Ghostwriter and Editor
I ghostwrite and edit fiction and nonfiction, primarily book-length manuscripts, although shorter works are accepted for consideration. For fiction, I handle literary, mainstream, and most genres. For nonfiction, I handle many areas. Please consult my professional web site for details. I also offer mentoring for those who wish to start an independent ghostwriting career rather than working for ghostwriting companies. I offer a sound business model that has proven effective.
I have a Masters degree in English and thirty graduate hours in Education. I taught writing and literature for over twenty years and have written over one hundred books, eight under my own name. I have also published articles, poetry, and short stories in literary journals around the country (American Poets & Poetry, Pegasus, Parnassus Literary Journal, Black Buzzard Review, Poem, Rockford Review, Lynx, Twilight Ending, Rose & Thorn, Angelflight, Mojo Risin’, Figaro, Preditors & Editors, and many more). My latest book under my own name is JOHN LENNON AND THE MERCY STREET CAFE.
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writing tutor, writing coach, substantive editing, stylistic editing, structural editing, rewriting, research, proofreading, on-screen editing, non-fiction-scientific / technical, non-fiction-medical, non-fiction-business, non-fiction-biography / memoir, non-fiction-all, non-fiction-academic, newsletter editing, manuscript preparation, manuscript evaluation, line editing, fiction-short, fiction-literary, fiction-juvenile, fiction-genre, fiction-all, developmental editing, critique
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