ONLINE Ghostwriting: Writing a Story That’s Not Your Own
Have you ever been tempted to say “yes” when a family member or friend has asked you to help write a memoir? Ghostwriting can be a fun and worthwhile pursuit if you know the right steps to take before and during the project. In this 5-hour online ZOOM class, Sharon Pearce-McLeay (author of three ghostwritten memoirs) will cover all the bases, including everything from setting an initial agreement, identifying purpose and audience, to research, writing in someone else’s voice and pitfalls to avoid.
This is an interactive online class using the Zoom web platform.
Sharon McLeay MA, CJF is the author of three memoirs as well as newspaper and magazine articles and creative non-fiction that has been published in various anthologies. She has a master’s degree in life writing and has taught memoir and creativity at AWCS for several years. Her current efforts are focused on her own memoir, developing a series of online memoir courses, a memoir instructor’s certification program and on writing a book to help memoir writers compose authentic life stories.