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Do you want a book to be written by a professional ghostwriter? We’ve featured 10 top ghostwriters in New York in the list below.
Jennifer Keishin Armstrong is a professional freelance author and ghostwriter. She’s written a number of New York Times bestsellers and offers writing services like book ghostwriting, book proposals and short-form content to clients. Jennifer works out of her location in New York, in the United States, and writes non-fiction books about entertainment, history, music and biographies.
Aside from being an author with more than 12 years of experience, Jennifer’s professional history includes teaching at Gotham Writers Workshop and freelancing as a journalist for companies like the Washington Post, the New York Times and The Verge. For an idea of Jennifer Keishin Armstrong’s writing style, take a look at some of the books that she’s authored herself, including “Seinfeldia: How a Show About Nothing Changed Everything”, “Why? Because We Still Like You: An Oral History of the Mickey Mouse Club”, and “Pop Star Goddesses: And How to Tap Into Their Energies to Invoke Your Best Self”.
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Located in New York, in the United States, Mathew Rodrigeuz is an experienced ghostwriter and journalist who offers freelance ghostwriting services. The recipient of the NLGJA and GLAAD Media awards, his academic history includes a postgraduate degree in literary reportage. Aside from freelancing as a ghostwriter, Mathew Rodrigeuz’s professional experience includes years of working with various publications, including Mic, The Body, INTO, and Out Magazine.
Mathew Rodrigeuz is proficient in American English and offers ghostwriting services like book ghostwriting, book proposal and short-form content. He’s able to complete both fiction and non-fiction books, including LGBTQ fiction, novels for middle graders, and LGBTQ non-fiction, biographies and books about entertainment and humanities. Take a look at Mathew Rodrigeuz’s ghostwriting in books like “Modern Loss: Candid Conversation About Grief. Beginners Welcome.” by Rebecca Soffer and Gabrielle Birkner.
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Jennifer Banash is a professional independent ghostwriter working out of her location in New York, New York, in the United States. Awarded the 2015 ALA Award for Best YA Fiction for her book “Silent Alarm”, Jennifer Banash offers ghostwriting services like book ghostwriting, book proposal and short-form content in American English. She specializes in fiction novels, including women’s fiction, contemporary fiction, romantic comedy, and novels for young adults.
Jennifer Banash has been freelancing as an author and ghostwriter for about 17 years. She formerly worked as an instructor of English and Creative Writing at Brentwood School and as the director of fiction for Gotham Ghostwriters. Aside from her book “Silent Alarm”, take a look at some of Jennifer Banash’s other books, like “White Lines”, “In Too Deep” and “The Elite”.
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Chris Richter is an experienced ghostwriter with over 12 years of experience writing books, articles, and other articles of writing on non-fiction topics, including economics, law, political science and current affairs. Proficient in writing in Australian English, the New York resident offers ghostwriting services like book ghostwriting and short-form content to clients.
Clients will benefit from Chris Richter’s diverse professional history. He has worked as a migration policy officer for the International Organization for Migration, a policy and research officer and assistant director of research at the Department of Immigration and Citizenship. Take a look at Chris Richter’s ghostwriting in “Migration and the United Nations Post-2015 Developmental Agenda”, by the United Nations.
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Kathryn Holmes is a professional freelance ghostwriter situated in New York, New York, in the United States. Graduating with an MFA from The New School in 2010, Kathryn Holmes has been writing professionally since 2015. In addition, she’s had other professional experience working as a marketing copywriter with Prospect Genius, freelance copyeditor, and journalist with MacFadden Performing Arts Media.
Kathryn Holmes is able to deliver book ghostwriting and short-form content in American English. She can provide ghostwriting for children’s fiction and non-fiction, non-fiction books on entertainment and fiction novels for young adults and middle graders. Take a look at the books that Kathryn Holmes has written herself, including “How It Feels to Fly” and “The Distance Between Lost and Found”.
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6. Sheryl Berk
Located in New York, New York, in the United States, Sheryl Berk is an experienced author and ghostwriter. Eight of her own books have gone on to become New York Times Bestsellers, including projects involving celebrities like Britney Spears, Carmen Electra, Derek Hough and others. Sheryl has over twenty-four years of experience writing books and offers writing services like book ghostwriting, book proposal and short-form content in American English.
Sheryl Berk’s specialty lies in non-fiction books about entertainment, and she has become one of the most trusted ghostwriters among celebrities for her skill and approach. Most recently, she has been working since 2010 with Alana Stewart on a memoir about Farrah Fawcett and has previously worked with Bethany Hamilton on a memoir that was later made into a movie. Her ghostwriting portfolio includes “Britney Spears’ Heart to Heart” by Britney Spears, “Ask Wendy: Straight-Up Advice for All the Drama In Your Life” by Wendy Williams” and “Taking the Lead: Lessons from a Life in Motion” by Derek Hough.
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Carolyn Murnick is a professional self-employed ghostwriter with over 8 years of experience. Working out of her location in New York, New York, Carolyn is a proficient author and ghostwriter who can deliver book ghostwriting, book proposal and short-form content services. She writes in American English and can complete non-fiction books about cooking, food, entertainment, home, garden, travel, true crime, as well as biographies and self-help books.
In addition to her own freelance business as an author, ghostwriter and editor, Carolyn also has 5 years of experience writing for Simon & Schuster. To get more of an idea of Carolyn Murnick’s writing, look at her own book “The Hot One: A Memoir of Friendship, Sex and Murder” or her ghostwriting in “Before and After Stories from New York” by Thomes Beller and “A Day in the Life of the American Woman: How We See Ourselves” by Sharon J. Wholmuth et al.
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Located in New York, New York, Ellen Goodlett is an experienced author and ghostwriter who specializes in fiction novels for young adults, as well as science fiction, fantasy and romance novels. She offers book ghostwriting services in American English and has over 7 years of experience in the industry. Ellen Goodlett also worked as a marketing manager for Wiley from 2009 to 2016, gaining invaluable experience in the publishing industry.
Ellen Goodlett’s ghostwriting credentials include 7 novels, including a bestselling romance e-book. Look at Ellen Goodlett’s ghostwriting in books like “27, A Comic Anthology” by Enrica Jang and “Athena’s Daughters” by Carrie Ryan, et al.
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Danielle Wolffe is a professional freelance ghostwriter who has been writing professionally since 2000. Based in New York, New York, Danielle’s 22 years of experience writing, interviewing and doing research for novels makes her an invaluable asset to clients looking to take advantage of her writing skills. She’s able to provide book ghostwriting, book proposals, and short-form content in American English.
Danielle Wolffe can complete ghostwriting for fiction and non-fiction books alike. She’s experienced and proficient at writing biographies and true crime non-fiction books, as well as dystopian fiction, women’s fiction and books about magical realism. Clients can see more of her ghostwriting in books like “344 Days Underground: A Novel Based on True Events” by Valeriy Gritsiv and “Kompromat: How Russia Undermined American Democracy” by Jeff Pegues.
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10. Loni Mendez
Loni Mendez is a professional freelance ghostwriter operating in New York, New York. She’s received a number of awards for service quality, including being named 2011 and 2022 Thumbtack Top Pro and the 2022 Local Business Person of the Year on Alignable. Loni holds certifications in grant writing as well as project management.
Loni Mendez has been a self-employed professional writer since 2008 and has completed full-length books for clients, created marketing plans and helped with editing. Some of the books that she’s written herself include “Nurture the Soul: Inspiring Words from My Heart to Yours”, “Choosing All Of It: Walking in Faith Down an Unknown Path” and “Straighten Up!: 50 Simple Ways to Live a More Organized Life”.
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11. Laura Entis
A ghostwriter who has been writing and editing professionally since 2017, Laura Entis has been providing clients with book ghostwriting and short-form content services in American English since 2017. Based in New York, in the United States, Laura is proficient at creating written content including online posts, blog articles and full-length non-fiction books about business, health, psychology, technology and other related topics.
Laura Entis’s writing portfolio includes contributions to reputable publications such as Fortune Magazine, Fast Company, The Guardian, Adweek and Psychology today. She’s also worked as an associate editor at Fortune Magazine and a news editor at Entrepreneur.com.
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12. Melanie Votaw
New York, USA is home to Melanie Votaw, an experienced, freelance ghostwriter with over 21 years of experience in writing and editing. Her academic history includes an undergraduate degree in English. Melanie’s writing has also received recognition, winning the grand prize at the Best Beach Books Festival.
Clients can rely on Melanie Votaw for book ghostwriting, book proposals and short-form content. Melanie focuses on writing non-fiction, on business, health, religion, self-help, medicine, nature, new age and psychology. Some of her ghostwriting can be seen in books like “Jump…And Your Life Will Appear: An Inch-by-Inch Guide to Making a Major Change” and “Worthy: Boost Your Self-Worth to Grow Your Net Worth” by Nancy Levin and “Women Rocking Business: The Ultimate Step-by-Step Guidebook to Create a Thriving Life Doing Work You Love”.
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13. Vanessa Mickan
Vanessa Mickan is a professional independent ghostwriter situated in New York, New York, in the United States. Her writing services include book ghostwriting in Australian, Canadian, American and British English. Vanessa specializes in writing non-fiction books on a variety of subject matter, including biographies, business, career guides, cooking, entertainment, nature, parenting, psychology and travel.
Vanessa Mickan has been self-employed since 2006, working as a ghostwriter and editor. She has worked with reputable companies like Random House, HarperCollins, Hachette, Lyons Press, and others. Some of the books that Vanessa Mickan has contributed to as a ghostwriter include “Boom! Voices of the Sixties: Personal Reflections on the ’60s and Today” by Tom Brokaw, “Gratitude: A Positive New Approach to Raising Thankful Kids” by Dannielle Miller, and “Reservoir Dad” by Client Greagen.
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14. J.E. Bright
Located in New York, USA, J.E. Bright has been writing professionally as an independent writer and ghostwriter since 1997. J.E. Bright offers book ghostwriting services in American English. He is proficient at writing fiction novels in a number of genres, including LGBTQ fiction, picture books, science fiction, books on gaming, fantasy, comics and action and adventure.
J.E. Bright has authored over 120 books himself and has been a ghostwriter on countless other fiction and non-fiction books and other written content like poems, web content and storybook applications. Take a look at J.E. Bright’s own writing, including “The Man of Steel: Cyborg Superman”, “Follow Your Heart #1: Your Best Friend’s Boyfriend”, and “Famous American Folktales”.
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15. Salwa Emerson
Situated in New York, New York, in the United States, Salwa Emerson is a professional self-employed ghostwriter and editor who offers writing services like book ghostwriting and book proposals in American English. Clients can go to Salwa Emerson for ghostwriting support for non-fiction books such as biographies and memoirs, as well as books about business, management, self-help, and relationships.
Salwa Emerson has been a self-employed ghostwriter since 2015. She’s also had professional experience working at DK Publishing as a member of the editorial staff and as a publicity assistant at St. Martin’s Press. You can see samples of her writing in books that she’s done ghostwriting for, such as “Affair Recovery: A 4-step Process to Healing, Forgiveness and Growth” by Andrew McConaghie, “Lymph-Link: Solving the Mysteries of Inflammation, Toxicity, and Breast Health Issues” by Loretta T. Friedman, and “Amy Grant: The Life of a Pop Star” by Bob Willard.
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16. Raquel Avila
Located in Dobbs Ferry, New York, in the United States, Raquel Avila is a professional freelance ghostwriter with experience in sales and marketing in the publishing industry. Graduating with an MFA of The New School, Raquel Avila has worked as a freelance ghostwriter since 2018. She is certified in book publishing and is a member of the GPL Writers Community.
Raquel Avila offers book ghostwriting and book proposals for non-fiction biographies and fiction picture books. Look at some of the books that Raquel Avila has helped ghostwrite, such as “The Conscious Leader: Nine Principles and Practices to Create a Wide-Awake and Productive Workplace” by Shelley Reciniello, “Sonni’s Abyss: A Collection of Poetry” by Mark Lean, and “It’s Time to Sleep, My Love” by Nancy Tillman and Eric Metaxas”.
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17. Kelly Thomas
Kelly Thomas is a professional freelance ghostwriter located in Nyack, New York, in the United States. With an undergraduate degree in English from Pace University, Kelly Thomas is familiar with working in both AP and CMS style guides, and also holds certification in copy editing. She has over 12 years of experience ghostwriting, editing and proofreading.
Clients can rely on Kelly Thomas for high-quality book ghostwriting, book proposals and short-form content in American English. Kelly has experience and expertise writing non-fiction biographies, self-help books and books about true crime, as well as fiction for young adults, contemporary fiction, women’s fiction and mystery novels.
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