Wendy Strain, Author at Our Write Side

If you remember from my last post, there are five main methods I use to capture other people’s stories. They’re a lot like the methods you might use to capture your own. These are recordings, interviews, journals/notes, research, and writing collaboration. Today I’m going to

May 27, 2016 by Wendy Strain in Writing

Once people understand what a ghostwriter does, they always want to know how that works. Just how do I pull a story out of someone else’s head and turn it into a book? They think I’m performing magic, but here’s your peek behind the curtain.

Apr 29, 2016 by Wendy Strain in Writing

Last month, I told you all about why I decided to become a ghostwriter and how I schedule my time in order to manage multiple projects at once. I bet you’re wondering just how do I get ghostwriting assignments anyway? Like most ghostwriters I know,

Apr 08, 2016 by Wendy Strain in Writing

So every day isn’t a stellar day and every week isn’t a stellar week. Sometimes, as hard as I try, no matter what strategies are in place, the work refuses to cooperate and the schedule gets backed up. This can happen for all kinds of

Mar 11, 2016 by Wendy Strain in Writing 0 Feb 26, 2016 Writing

You’re a writer and you’re familiar with the challenges of finding time for your own writing in a normal day. I promised you last week I’d tell you more about how that looks when you’re a ghostwriter. Chaos happens, maybe even more so when you

1 Feb 19, 2016 Writing

Does the chaos of everyday life interfere with your writing schedule? It may seem like you can’t succeed if you can’t organize your writing life like a typical 9-5. For many writers I’ve known, balancing a full-time freelance writing life, even for ghostwriters, seems impossible

0 Feb 12, 2016 Writing

Hey Casper, Do you dread that look of condescending pity people get when you tell them, somewhat shyly, you’re a writer? It’s even worse when the sound of the question mark squeaks in at the end of your statement. Do you hate it when your

0 Feb 05, 2016 Writing

Hey Casper, Do you remember back when we were both just lonely kids looking for a friend? Casper and Wendy, we made quite a team. Who knew this little (word) witch would grow up to become a ghost, too. Of course, I’m not a ghost

1 Oct 01, 2015 Writing

Ghostwriting Everyone has a story to tell, but not everyone has the time or the know-how to make that story come to life for someone else. That doesn’t mean your ideas aren’t important or your story doesn’t need to be told. Hiring a ghostwriter can