Brian Whitney

Brian Whitney - Ghostwriter

Portland, ME, United States

I am the co-author of numerous published books. Many have been featured in national news media or have been Amazon best sellers.

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Overview

I am a successful ghostwriter and collaborative author. I am fast, efficient and affordable. I also have connections with literary agents and publishers. My books have been featured in the New York Post, CrimeFeed, and Dr. Phil among others. I specialize in writing about crime and addiction but can write anything. Two of my books have been optioned for film.
Services
Short-Form Content
Languages
English (US)
Non-Fiction
Biographies & Memoirs
Entertainment
Humanities & Social Sciences
Inspirational
Sex & Relationships
True Crime
Fiction
Mystery & Crime

Work experience

Ghostwriter

Self-employed
January, 2012 – Present (over 8 years)

Brian Whitney
Brian Whitney is the co-author of books with Cannibal Cop Gil Valle, legendary adult film star Rebecca Lord, and many others. Whitney is well known for writing about sex, crime, and addiction. His writing has appeared in Paste Magazine, Alternet, The Fix and Pacific Standard Magazine as well as many other places. Two of his books have been optioned for film.

Writer

Self-employed
January, 2012 – Present (over 8 years)

Brian Whitney is the co-author of books with Cannibal Cop Gil Valle, legendary adult film star Rebecca Lord, and many others. He wrote the cult classic Raping the Gods and is the author of the forthcoming book "Subversives in Their Own Words" (Headpress, 2017). Brian Whitney is well known for writing about sex, crime, and addiction. His writing has appeared in Paste Magazine, Alternet, The Fix and Pacific Standard Magazine as well as many other places.

Portfolio (7 selected works)

Raw Deal: The Untold Story Of NYPD's "Cannibal Cop"

Gil Valle, Brian Whitney

"When, if ever, does a thought cross the line and become a crime?"RAW DEAL is the untold story of former New York City police officer Gil Valle, who in 2012 became known throughout the world as “The Cannibal Cop.” It is part the controversial saga of a man who was imprisoned for “thought crimes,” and a look into a world of dark sexuality and violence that most readers don’t know exists, except... read more

"When, if ever, does a thought cross the line and become a crime?"RAW DEAL is the untold story of former New York City police officer Gil Valle, who in 2012 became known throughout the world as “The Cannibal Cop.” It is part the controversial saga of a man who was imprisoned for “thought crimes,” and a look into a world of dark sexuality and violence that most readers don’t know exists, except... read more

To My Dear Civilians, with Love

Rebecca Lord, Brian Whitney

Now you’re in for it! Join world famous film star Rebecca Lord as she takes you into the strange and hilarious world of adult films. Rebecca started in the business when she was a very young woman in France, but soon became well known in the industry and moved to America to further her career. While in the U.S., she became a huge star, and made a lot of friendships with some famous stars on th... read more

Now you’re in for it! Join world famous film star Rebecca Lord as she takes you into the strange and hilarious world of adult films. Rebecca started in the business when she was a very young woman in France, but soon became well known in the industry and moved to America to further her career. While in the U.S., she became a huge star, and made a lot of friendships with some famous stars on th... read more

YOU HAVE A VERY SOFT VOICE, SUSAN: A Shocking True Story Of Internet Stalking

Susan Fensten, Brian Whitney

"You Have a Very Soft Voice, Susan is quite possibly the most twisted and surreal case of stalking I have ever encountered. Well written and gripping. Just when you think it can't get any more bizarre, it does." — Patrick Quinlan, Los Angeles Times bestselling author of All Those MomentsThis is not a typical story of Internet stalking. It is an unusual case of friendship and deception so pitil... read more

"You Have a Very Soft Voice, Susan is quite possibly the most twisted and surreal case of stalking I have ever encountered. Well written and gripping. Just when you think it can't get any more bizarre, it does." — Patrick Quinlan, Los Angeles Times bestselling author of All Those MomentsThis is not a typical story of Internet stalking. It is an unusual case of friendship and deception so pitil... read more

My Son, The Killer: The Untold Story of Luka Magnotta and "1 Lunatic 1 Ice Pick"

Brian Whitney, Anna Yourkin

In 2012, the Canadian Press ignited a firestorm of criticism by naming killer Luka Magnotta as its “Newsmaker Of The Year.” But while the recognition was questionable for its sensitivity, there’s no doubt that few people had captured the public’s attention like the young murderer and internet sensation.A male escort and sometimes model, Magnotta had earned his notoriety by videotaping himself ... read more

In 2012, the Canadian Press ignited a firestorm of criticism by naming killer Luka Magnotta as its “Newsmaker Of The Year.” But while the recognition was questionable for its sensitivity, there’s no doubt that few people had captured the public’s attention like the young murderer and internet sensation.A male escort and sometimes model, Magnotta had earned his notoriety by videotaping himself ... read more

Subversive: Interviews with Radicals

Brian Whitney

Subversive is a book of interviews with fifty-two of the most radical people in the world. From all walks of life, some are famous, while others are almost completely unknown. These are people different to the rest of us. They want the world to change, and they are doing things to change it. Some are activists, some live in such a way that society has to take notice. Subversive doesn’t adopt a... read more

Subversive is a book of interviews with fifty-two of the most radical people in the world. From all walks of life, some are famous, while others are almost completely unknown. These are people different to the rest of us. They want the world to change, and they are doing things to change it. Some are activists, some live in such a way that society has to take notice. Subversive doesn’t adopt a... read more

GABACHO: Drugs Landed Me In Mexican Prison, Theater Saved Me

Richard Jewkes, Brian Whitney

Gabacho is the true tale of youthful angst, crime, misunderstandings, love, friendship and redemption. Over Christmas break of his senior year, a University of Utah theatre student disenchanted with his conservative Mormon upbringing, took off for Mexico with a college friend seeking a wild adventure. If the adventure hadn’t included smuggling drugs it might have been another college road trip... read more

Gabacho is the true tale of youthful angst, crime, misunderstandings, love, friendship and redemption. Over Christmas break of his senior year, a University of Utah theatre student disenchanted with his conservative Mormon upbringing, took off for Mexico with a college friend seeking a wild adventure. If the adventure hadn’t included smuggling drugs it might have been another college road trip... read more

The Shawcross Letters: My Journey Into The Mind Of Evil

John Paul Fay, Brian Whitney

What happens when one of the most evil men in the history of America meets a man he trusts to share his darkest secrets with? How does it affect someone already on the edge of society when he is taken under the wing of a serial killer? Partly told through the letters of Arthur Shawcross, THE SHAWCROSS LETTERS is the tale of one of America’s most notorious serial killers and his relationship wi... read more

What happens when one of the most evil men in the history of America meets a man he trusts to share his darkest secrets with? How does it affect someone already on the edge of society when he is taken under the wing of a serial killer? Partly told through the letters of Arthur Shawcross, THE SHAWCROSS LETTERS is the tale of one of America’s most notorious serial killers and his relationship wi... read more

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