Becky Shipkosky

Becky Shipkosky – Ghostwriter

Experienced how-to ghostwriter who can help you build your brand. Not a writer? That's okay, let's make you an author!

Overview

You are a Thought Leader, such as a:

Coach

Course Creator

Consultant

Teacher


And you need a book to:

Teach your unique method or approach

Funnel clients to your courses or services

Establish authority in your area of expertise

Serve as a text for your course or program


But you:

Are not a writer

Don’t have time

Don’t know where to start

Prefer to delegate


Let Me Help You:

Write that book

Plug in an essential piece of your marketing funnel

Start you making money from the DIYers who will never pay for your full services

Build a foundation for your brand


Topics I've Written About:

Entrepreneurship and business

Web copy and content

Real-estate

Personal finance and wealth

Ecommerce

Data interpretation

Book publishing

Addiction recovery

Life and business coaching

Photography

Art, craft, design

ADD / ADHD

Popular psychology

Research and methodology

Dentistry, orthodontics

Herbal and complementary medicine

Wildcrafting, botany

Plant and animal agriculture

Health & wellness

Self-help

Travel

Yoga

Food, culinary arts

Gardening

Cycling and bicycles

Culture, anthropology, linguistics

Spanish language

Services
Non-Fiction
Business & Management Cooking, Food, Wine, & Spirits DIY & Crafts Health & Wellbeing Home & Garden Photography Self-Help & Self-Improvement
Languages
English (US)

Work experience

Sterling Publishing / Lark Books / Pixiq

Jun, 2008 — May, 2014 (almost 6 years)

• Ghostwrite book chapters and blogs
• Write proposals for new books
• Manage authors and freelancers
• Develop and review text for technical and grammatical accuracy, organization, and style
• Manage and nurture all stages of projects, from concept and proposal to contract to publication
• Assist in publicity, PR, and marketing of books
• Acquire and contract titles, authors, and contributors
• Represent publisher at conference booths

Self-employed

Mar, 2005 — Present

• Write and edit books, portions of books, magazine articles
• Hachette imprint Ilex (Octopus Group) is a frequent client
• Topics include prescriptive non-fiction on herbal medicine, food, nutrition, crafts, photography, holistic health, yoga, real estate, farming, botany, and gardening
• Lead hands-on workshops in some of the above topics
• Manage authors, designers, proofreaders
• Technical writing and editing
• Write, edit, format newsletters, website copy, blog posts, marketing material, press releases
• Galley (rough layout) manuscripts using InDesign
• Published author of Magic Lantern Guides: Nikon Coolpix P7000
• Create and maintain style guides for individual publications and publishers

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