What is a Ghostwriter?

The ghostwrite is designed for authors who:

1) have a concept or,

2) have written material but are unsure how to organize it for publication.

Here is how the process works at Teddyfly:

This service requires a weekly one-hour call between the ghostwriter and author.

Step 1: The author (that’s you) will submit any material they have written for the project to the ghostwriter (that’s me).

Step 2: A kickoff call will be scheduled between the ghostwriter and the author to determine goals for the project: What is the purpose of your book? Is there a lesson the reader should learn? A specific call to action? What is your goal for a release date?

Step 3: After the call, the ghostwriter will provide the author with a projected timeline for their project. This helps hold both parties accountable to stay on track. Various factors determine how long a project will take, but most ghostwriting can be completed in 4-6 months.

Step 4: The ghostwriter works through the manuscript, submitting chapters for the author to review as they are written. The author returns their edits to the ghostwriter to be kept in a FINAL manuscript document. Once the manuscript has been completed, the author will receive the FINAL manuscript for review.

Step 5: After the author has reviewed the FINAL manuscript from cover to cover, one last call will be scheduled to discuss any final concerns.

Step 6: The ghostwriter will address the author’s concerns and return the FINAL manuscript to the author.


After this point, we highly recommend that the author seek a Line or Basic Copy Edit to ensure the manuscript is reviewed for spelling, punctuation, and grammar before publication.

Ghostwrite ~ $0.10 per word.

Get started on your project today by scheduling a consultation or sending an email.

If this service does not sound like what you need, check out our other services:

Developmental Edit

Manuscript Critique

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