If you’re looking for a list of ghostwriters in New Zealand, below we’ve featured 11 individuals and have summarised their backgrounds and experience.
Raewyn is a professional book ghostwriter based in Auckland. She is experienced in writing fiction, non-fiction, editing, publishing, and more. Raewyn has published three books and has also been involved in editing a variety of manuscripts ranging from novels, poems, short stories, and essays.
Raewyn has a bachelor of International Communication from UNITEC. Her writing style is persuasive yet effective enough to get a business or literary message across to her readers. She has worked with many bestsellers including Julie Helean, Vivienne Plumb, and Dr Jack Ross among others.
This ghostwriter has also published e-books and read at a variety of book festivals across the world.
Although based in New Zealand, Raewyn has also been published in America and Australia. Raewyn is incredibly passionate about good writing. For that reason, she does not take dictation to turn into writing. She is also keen on protecting your privacy and copyrights.
Find out more about her rates by sending her an enquiry on email via her contact page.
2. Robert Tighe
Robert Tighe is a freelance ghostwriter based in Auckland. With over 15 years of experience, he’s worked on many publications and books. His first project in 2015 went straight to the top spot in New Zealand’s Non-Fiction Bestseller’s List.
In 2017 he took on his second project for a leading company celebrating its 20th anniversary. The book also performed well and was an instant hit with readers. The book highlights the highs and lows of managing a fast-growing, family business.
He has also worked with leading creative agencies in New Zealand and worked on projects for Red Bull, Westpac, Villa Maria, Sanitarium, and Vidal Wines among others. He showcases his impressive portfolio on his website.
Contact Robert through his contact page to make enquiries about ghostwriting rates.
3. Sarah Cahill
Sarah Cahill, a former nurse, is a ghostwriter based in Auckland. She writes in the health niche collating all of her clients’ ideas into information that readers can enjoy and understand. Her nursing career spanned 14 years. Sarah now ghostwrites health books for health businesses, organisations, not-for-profit organisations.
This writer has extensive knowledge and expertise in the health industry. Sarah has a Bachelor of Health Science in Nursing, a Post-graduate Certificate in Advanced Nursing Practise, as well as a Certificate in Technical Communication.
She is also the founder of Sayline Writing Solutions. Sarah has been involved in the ghostwriting of a few guides which can she displays on her impressive portfolio.
Each project has different requirements and timelines, so she recommends that you get in touch to discuss the specifics of your project so you can get an accurate quote.
Jess O’Connor, based in Auckland, is the founder of Made of Words. Jess is a freelance ghostwriter writer with over 10 years of experience. The self-styled word-nerd partners with other freelancers to create the perfect content for your readers.
Jess started her writing journey at the age of 14. In 2015, Made of Words was born and she has never looked back. Together with her team of creatives, she believes in the power of words and powerful storytelling.
At Made of Words, a strong business acumen and the ability to see the big picture has created strong bonds with many of Jess’s repeat clients. In her spare time, Jess enjoys writing about the delicate motherhood-business blend.
If you need someone to help bring your ideas to life, contact Jess to get a quote. She also requires a seven-day notice so she can slot adequate time for your project. If you have an urgent deadline. Jess is also happy to try and accommodate.
5. Jo Percival
Jo Percival is a versatile writer, researcher, and ghostwriter based in Hawkes Bay. She is also well-versed in interviewing which is ideal for autobiographies. Jo’s speciality is finding the right words to communicate with your readers and help them share in your experience.
This author wrote her first chapter book at six years old. Jo’s style has since evolved to cover a diverse range of skill sets required by her clients. Her organic writing has won her many fans. Although she lacks formal training in writing, she has a BA in English and a Masters in Film, Television, and Media Studies which has helped her in fine-tuning her storytelling skills.
Whether you need an insightful, thoroughly-researched project or a quick e-book, Jo is happy to help. She is experienced in a wide range of subjects from wine to pet food and geothermal engineering. Check out her portfolio to see her past projects. Projects are dependent on the length and scope. Reach out to Jo to find get an accurate quote.
6. Adam Shelton
Adam Shelton is a technical writer, business writer, and the principle behind Facttactic. Adam has extensive experience and expertise in strategic communication, both corporate and technical.
Based near Wellington, Adam has worked for leading organisations around New Zealand and overseas. He is also connected to a wide network of talented writers, graphic designers, and other experts for specialist projects.
Adam started as an editor and journalist before venturing into communications. He also spent time as a software programmer where he developed his technological know-how.
Adam specialises in ghostwriting technical projects and has won two awards for emerging fiction writers, the Louis Johnson Bursary and the Victoria University Award for Original Composition. He has remained vested in the use of language, its permutations, and possibilities where his skills have continually proved themselves.
If you’re looking for an ideas wrangler, Bettina Anderson is your ghostwriter. Bettina interprets your ideas into compelling, engaging writing that defines your message. The colourful writer based in Manawatu-Whanangui Region has over 20 years of experience of ghostwriting.
Bettina has worked in different sectors including local government, science communication, and museum. The founder of Pukeko Blue is comfortable on an exhibition floor but wordsmithing is her true passion.
Her science background allows her to express technical work in plain easy-to-understand English. Bettina is also good at researching and writing projects, proofreading, and editing. She has worked with an impressive number of clients on a variety of projects ranging from writing to final design work.
Pukeko Blue is not limited to Manawatu. Bettina is happy to digitally commute to wherever you may be located. You can reach her through her contact page to make inquiries about your project and to get a free quote.
8. Prue Scott
This ghostwriter from Auckland has a way to turn expert words into easy reads. Whether you are into astrophysics or software, Prue has you covered. The founder of 26 letters has worked on a variety of projects, rehabilitating her clients’ words into palatable content for their readers.
Prue is also an expert in editing particularly for style, grammar, sense, flow, and consistency in books. She is also flexible enough to work from your office or her own.
In addition to working with individuals, Prue has written for a variety of organisations including government, tertiary, commercial, and non-profit organisations. She is also happy to hop onto long-term freelance projects.
Prue has also been involved in writing and editing Auckland Council’s multi-volume annual report written in response to legislative requirements. She has been on this project for several years, with the council hiring her multiple times.
If you would like to find out how long your project will take, contact Prue Scott as you make enquiries about her rates.
Shelly is a rockstar writer who loves to use words. The award-winning writer is also a teacher with rock-star level magnetism. Shelly believes the most successful words, are simple words. Shelly has worked with many clients on projects that tell their stories. Check out her website to see some of her projects.
Some of her projects include business writing, technical writing, and more. Shelly has won a variety of awards including the Tainui Region Maori Business Women Award. Shelly is currently open to working with clients who are looking for top-quality results.
She offers full service ghostwriting packages from the first step to the last including outlines. Check out some of her work and testimonials on her page. Shelly is happy to work out a favourable rate depending on your project length. Get in touch to make further inquiries.
10. Ellie Brade
Ellie Brade is an experienced superyacht and luxury journalist, ghostwriter, and editor. She has a wide writing style coupled with a strong network of contacts. If superyachts are not part of your content, Ellie can produce great material in just about any subject.
In 2013, Ellie was involved in the production of a beautiful book about the innovative Australian shipyard SilverYachts, the builders of the world’s longest all-aluminium yacht. She has also been involved in other projects including yacht owner interviews, yacht reports, feature articles, and specialist insight articles for major magazines such as Superyachting New Zealand among others. Check out her impressive portfolio on her website.
Ellie collaborates with all her clients to ensure their message is accurately captured and conveyed. Reach out to Ellie to make enquiries about her rates.
11. Tristan Hooker
Tristan is a professional freelance writer based in Hamilton. Her specialities include ghostwriting, marketing copy, website content, blogs, press releases, obituaries, and anything else clients need to communicate with their audience.
Her favourite subjects include travel, social issues, health, and music. Before switching to general writing, Tristan flourished in her 15-year career as a freelance journalist. As a pen for hire, she still follows the artistic aspects of writing along with the ethical and legal codes of journalism.
Tristan currently writes a regular column called Vegetarian Families for Vegetarian Living New Zealand.
Get in touch with Tristan to make enquiries about her rates and schedule.
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