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!


You are a Thought Leader, such as a:


Course Creator



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


Personal finance and wealth


Data interpretation

Book publishing

Addiction recovery

Life and business coaching


Art, craft, design


Popular psychology

Research and methodology

Dentistry, orthodontics

Herbal and complementary medicine

Wildcrafting, botany

Plant and animal agriculture

Health & wellness




Food, culinary arts


Cycling and bicycles

Culture, anthropology, linguistics

Spanish language

Business & Management Cooking, Food, Wine, & Spirits DIY & Crafts Health & Wellbeing Home & Garden Photography Self-Help & Self-Improvement
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


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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