Freelance nonfiction book ghostwriter, bylined author & co-author. Traditional print books include "How They Started: How 25 Good Ideas Became Great Companies" [Crimson Business 2012] --this one started out as a ghostwriting gig, but they ended up giving me a byline!--and "The Pocket Small Business Owner's Guide to Starting Your Business on a Shoestring." Also the author of 12 self-published ebooks, including How to be a Well-Paid Freelance Blogger, and put in 12 years as a staff journalist, filing 3-4 stories a week. If you need an accomplished business storyteller who can work fast, let's talk!
Contact me for book-ghosting contracts over $25K, and content projects over $1K.
My business clients have included Costco, American Express, Alaska Airlines, Labor Ready, ChemPoint, Milliman. Publications include Forbes, Entrepreneur, Delta Sky, Alaska Beyond, Horizon Air, Seattle Magazine, Seattle Business, the Seattle Times. Not bad for a college dropout, hm? If you're looking for a writer with street smarts, I'm it.
Prior to this freelance stint, I was a staff journalist for 12 years, for the Puget Sound Business Journal in Seattle, and home-improvement trade publication National Home Center News. I've interviewed Bezos, Brotman, Nordstrom, Cuban, and many more.
My blog, Make a Living Writing, has 1000 posts and is read by close to 1 million viewers a year. I have over 25,000 blog subscribers and 18,000 Twitter followers. If you need to develop content that builds an audience...I know a few tricks. ;-)
How do you turn a good idea into a great business?Lots of us have ideas we think would make great businesses. Most of us never do anything with those ideas. Maybe it’s because we’re really happy with our jobs, maybe it’s because we’re not confident that our idea would really work. Or maybe it’s simply because we don’t know where to start.This book is about 25 people like you. They had an idea,... read more
Most businesses that close their doors have one thing in common: They ran out of money. Don’t let this happen to you. This indispensable book, part of Allworth’s popular Pocket Small Business Owner’s Guide series, will help you to save money on every aspect of your business, from advertising to overhead. With invaluable cost-cutting tips for all types of businesses, from e-commerce and home-ba... read more
Have you been wanting to get started as a freelance writer? Two longtime successful freelance writers created this complete guide to how to start from zero, quickly build a portfolio, and begin getting paid as a freelance writer. You’ll learn how to get great writing samples, identify likely good first clients, negotiate with confidence, and avoid the pitfalls that often plague new writers. Th... read more
I got together with some other well-paid bloggers and hosted a series of five one-hour presentations about what it takes to land great-paying blogging gigs — not the $5 kind, but the ones that pay $100-$250 a post and more. In this ebook, you get to listen in on those conversations. Members of Freelance Writers Den got to listen to these chats live and asked us some great follow-up questions, ... read more
Learn how to make money from a blog without ads or hype – from a blogger who began earning six figures online when she had less than 2,000 subscribers! Now, you can use the simple formula developed by multi-book author and top blogger Carol Tice—who earns over $500,000 a year from her multi-award-winning Make a Living Writing blog—to earn money from your blog.What are the secrets of earning bi... read more
Learn how to go from earning pin money with your blog to earning BIG money -- from a blogger who began earning six figures online when she had less than 2,000 subscribers! Now, you can peek behind the curtain and learn exactly how multi-book author and top blogger Carol Tice—who earns over $500,000 a year from her multi-award-winning Make a Living Writing blog—grew her income. What are the sec... read more
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I have ghosted over 50 books, many of them bestsellers, for major publishers as well as private commissions.
Whether it's a great story to tell or a business to market, I will turn your ideas into a book — in your voice. That's what ghostwriters do.