Alice Sullivan

Alice Sullivan – Ghostwriter

WSJ bestselling ghostwriter & NYT bestselling editor. Written 64 books and edited over 1,300 titles, with 24 years of experience.

Overview

A Nashville native and a natural-born storyteller, I’ve been in the publishing industry since 2001 as a ghostwriter and developmental editor. I've written 64 books (including a #1 Wall Street Journal title) and edited over 1,300 more (11 are New York Times bestsellers).


I specialize in memoirs (trauma, travel, cultural, legacy, and military), business leadership, self-help, and personal growth. I love helping my clients identify their goals and messages so we can create engaging content to connect with their target markets while drawing the reader into the story.



*Book Proposals are $25,000 and include a query letter, a researched agent list, and detailed instructions on how to pitch to each agent.


*Full-length Book Manuscripts are quoted based on the length and your preferred timeframe.


I've worked with entrepreneurs, pro athletes, veterans, entertainers, thought leaders and speakers, and healthcare professionals. I’ve also written books for Hay House, Forbes, Abingdon Press, and Thomas Nelson Publishers (now Harper Collins), among others.

Services
Non-Fiction
Biographies & Memoirs Entertainment Health & Wellbeing History Inspirational Religion & Spirituality Self-Help & Self-Improvement Travel
Languages
English (US)

Work experience

Self-employed

Jul, 2001 — Present

I have the ability to capture words, thoughts, emotions, causes, and events in a very compelling manner. When I work with a client, my goal is to craft a story that is transparent, authentic, entertaining, and, of course—marketable.

Several rounds of revisions and edits will create a compelling and complete story. And it won’t sound like I wrote it at all. I will retain your communication style, phrases, humor, branding, and preferences in the writing. We’ll work together every step of the way to make sure your story captures your vision and your voice.

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Nearly thirty years ago, in a tiny, impoverished Ghanaian village, a young boy dreamed of becoming a professional soccer player and competing against European powerhouse Manchester United. Des... read more
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FOREWORD BY DAVE ASPREY Has your vision board turned into just wishful thinking? Do you believe in the power of intention and goal setting, but are losing self-respect because you aren’t follo... read more
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John Clauson grew up believing he was the son of an IBM salesman. Though the family moved often and John s father, Wallace Clauson, rarely spoke of his work, his family never questioned him no... read more
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Black Eye, Blue Sky

Stevens, Allison Leigh

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Each page of this new devotional by David Teems is charged with originality, beauty and the richness of our common language, as well as necessary and timely spiritual content. Each day illumin... read more
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From small-town Kansas boy to adventure-junkie extraordinaire to respected mountaineer, this funky and funny read traces Skip Yowell's (Co-Founder of JanSport) unorthodox journey to the top of... read more
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From rods to reels, fly lines to tippets, fishing hats to hip boots, this guide covers everything an angler will need before heading to the water. If your favorite way to spend the day is step... read more
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To reach your weight-loss goal, start a Workout War contest with your friends. Studies show that competition and financial rewards motivate people to stick to exercise and diets.Former Los Ang... read more
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Hope Unseen challenges readers to question their doubts, not their beliefs, and depend upon God no matter what—the inspiring true story of “blind” faith.A nervous glance from a man in a parked... read more
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Maine food is about putting on a bib and getting messy with lobster in the summer. In the winter, it's about tossing brisket and potatoes in a pot on the back of the woodstove. Maine Classics ... read more
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An Adventure where The Secret meets Eat Pray Love and takes off from there,,,except she has no real plan and little money. She openly shares the thrills and fears as she reinvents her life and... read more
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Civil War buffs, be warned: Webb Garrison’s Curiosities of the Civil War may catch you off guard. Packed with obscurities and bizarre anecdotes, it spills over with specifics you’ve likely nev... read more
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After a decade starring for the St. Louis Cardinals, Albert Pujols is already compared with names in the highest reaches of baseball’s pantheon: Ruth, Gehrig, Aaron, Mays. Slugging his way tow... read more
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Pound for pound, Manny is the best boxer in the world, but even more important than holding that distinction, Manny has connected with the people of his home country, the Philippines, to the p... read more
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The greatest undersea adventure of the 20th century. The Ice Diaries tells the incredible true story of Captain William R. Anderson and his crew's harrowing top-secret mission aboard the USS N... read more
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(Original Edition) For the new version, search for the ISBN 9781942557722.A true story of overcoming obstacles to score in the most important game of all―life. Tom Thompson’s journey was fraug... read more
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This changes everything we thought we knew about John Steinbeck. After languishing in the CIA’s archives for 60 years, a letter is uncovered in John Steinbeck’s own hand that shatters everythi... read more
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From bellbottoms and Bible camp to a career center stage, this beautifully written, heartfelt memoir, in the style of Mark Twain, is both a coming of age and American success story. The first ... read more
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We are living in a world increasingly geared toward visual learners. With the explosion of sites like Instagram and Pinterest, it is evident that the way we consume content is changing before ... read more
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To anyone and everyone who wanted to give up but didn’t, who hit rock bottom and came back swinging—or anyone who ever wanted to—this book is for you. George (Monk) Foreman III teams up with M... read more
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Selling Simplified

Michelle Moore

Written by Michelle Moore, a real estate selling and training expert with more than 40 sales and leadership awards, Selling Simplified shares what it takes to reach the highest levels of succe... read more
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Over 2200 years ago, the Greek philosopher, Epicurus (341 BC - 270 BC ) stated, "Is God willing to prevent evil, but not able? Then he is not omnipotent. Is he able, but not willing? Then he i... read more
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One minute, Ramsey was eating a popsicle by the pool. The next, he was . . . gone. In an instant-less than the time it takes to give butterfly kisses-the Waite family was forever changed. Whet... read more
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Alice has 8 reviews

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Ty K.

Ty K.

Aug, 2023

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Working with Alice has been one of the best personal and business collaborations of my career. She is incredibly experienced and is able to see the project in micro segments and how, where and why these segments should fit into the macro project / piece. I came to Alice with a massive amount of jumbled writings and vision for my book. I have been completely amazed at her ability to learn who I...
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Alice S.
Thank you so much for your kind words, Ty! We had great fun with your story and I can’t wait to see where it takes you. Thank you for trusting me.
Julio C R.

Julio C R.

Mar, 2021

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Alice is great at what she does. Her ability to connect with you and draw out important details felt safe and guided. She was extremely knowledgeable about all subjects in storytelling, writing and publishing. She was patient with me, understood life happens and did not make me feel rush, while still keeping me moving to the finish line. I became more impressed with each draft. I would highly ...
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Alice S.
I can’t wait to see the waves of impact from your book! Thank you for trusting me to help you tell your story.
Scott M.

Scott M.

Dec, 2018

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Alice was incredible to work with on the project. This was my first book and a combination of ghost writing and editing. She is professional, friendly, and extremely knowledgeable. She always had the perfect questions to ask in order to draw more emotions and details from me, I believe this really enhance the story and book. Also, she was very helpful in the overall book process and help...
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Alice S.
Thanks so much, Scott! It was a pleasure working with you on your book.
Barbara C.

Barbara C.

Mar, 2023

Alice is a true professional and very talented, generous and honest. I got the story I was looking for, and it was a pleasure to work with her.
Danish D.

Danish D.

Oct, 2020

Excellent experience so far. Alice is professional and experienced. She gave some really great input into my project- a valuable interaction.

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