Dibs Baer

Dibs Baer - Ghostwriter

Palm Springs, CA, USA

I’m a bestselling author and ghostwriter. I can help you write a book about entertainment, sports, food, LGBTQ issues and fitness. Let’s go!

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Overview

I’m a former magazine editor, who has profiled many bold-faced names, from Angelina Jolie to Mariah Carey, for the covers of Women’s Health, Seventeen, CosmoGirl!, In Touch, Lifetime, Vegas and Hamptons/Gotham. I’m now the NY Times bestselling author of “I Didn’t Come Here to Make Friends,” about The Bachelor’s most famous villain, and have ghosted books for celebs including Retta and the boy band Why Don’t We. My latest book “Lady Tigers in the Concrete Jungle: How Softball and Sisterhood Saved Lives in the South Bronx” will be out Oct ‘19. It received a starred review from Booklist, which described it as “marvelous,” “raw,” “honest,” “empowering” and “inspiring.”
Languages
English (US)
Non-Fiction
Biographies & Memoirs
Fiction
Humor & Comedy

Awards

  • NY Times bestselling author

Work experience

Author

Self-employed
May, 2012 – Present (over 7 years)

Executive Editor

In Touch magazine
January, 2005 – May, 2012 (over 7 years)

Portfolio (6 selected works)

Lady Tigers in the Concrete Jungle: How Softball and Sisterhood Saved Lives in the South Bronx

Dibs Baer

A rousing and empowering story of dedication and overcoming all odds, featuring the tough and unforgettable athletes of the champion Lady Tigers softball team. Violence was a way of life for the girls of Mott Middle School in the South Bronx. Some woke up to it at home, and others dodged it on the way to school. Vicious physical fights broke out in classrooms, hallways, and bathrooms. These gi... read more

A rousing and empowering story of dedication and overcoming all odds, featuring the tough and unforgettable athletes of the champion Lady Tigers softball team. Violence was a way of life for the girls of Mott Middle School in the South Bronx. Some woke up to it at home, and others dodged it on the way to school. Vicious physical fights broke out in classrooms, hallways, and bathrooms. These gi... read more

I Didn't Come Here to Make Friends: Confessions of a Reality Show Villain

Courtney Robertson

In I Didn’t Come Here to Make Friends former Bachelor “villain” and season 16 winner Courtney Robertson shares her story of love and heartbreak, and the reality of appearing on reality TV. For the first time ever, a former Bachelor contestant takes us along on her journey to find love and reveals that “happily ever after” isn't always what it seems.

In I Didn’t Come Here to Make Friends former Bachelor “villain” and season 16 winner Courtney Robertson shares her story of love and heartbreak, and the reality of appearing on reality TV. For the first time ever, a former Bachelor contestant takes us along on her journey to find love and reveals that “happily ever after” isn't always what it seems.

Why Don't We: In the Limelight

Why Don't We

In the Limelight is the official Why Don’t We autobiography, full of never-before-seen photos and behind-the-scenes info about one of today’s hottest bands.When five guys decided to form a band, they never imagined that they would go from playing music online to playing tours across the world so quickly. Why Don’t We has been together for less than two years, and they’ve already headlined sold... read more

In the Limelight is the official Why Don’t We autobiography, full of never-before-seen photos and behind-the-scenes info about one of today’s hottest bands.When five guys decided to form a band, they never imagined that they would go from playing music online to playing tours across the world so quickly. Why Don’t We has been together for less than two years, and they’ve already headlined sold... read more

So Close to Being the Sh*t, Y'all Don't Even Know

Retta

In her hilarious book of essays, Parks and Recreation star Retta shares the stories that led to her success in Hollywood.In So Close to Being the Sh*t, Y’all Don’t Even Know, Parks and Recreation star Retta takes us on her not-so-meteoric rise from roaches to riches (well, rich enough that she can buy $15,000 designer handbags yet scared enough to know she’s always a heartbeat away from ramen ... read more

In her hilarious book of essays, Parks and Recreation star Retta shares the stories that led to her success in Hollywood.In So Close to Being the Sh*t, Y’all Don’t Even Know, Parks and Recreation star Retta takes us on her not-so-meteoric rise from roaches to riches (well, rich enough that she can buy $15,000 designer handbags yet scared enough to know she’s always a heartbeat away from ramen ... read more

Wifey 101

Jamie Otis

When Jamie Otis agreed to be placed in a scientifically arranged marriage on TV's most controversial and groundbreaking reality show, Married At First Sight, she knew that saying "I do" to Doug Hehner, a complete stranger, was a huge risk. What she didn't know was how to be a wife! Through trial and error -- and more ups and downs than a roller coaster -- Jamie learned to quickly negotiate all... read more

When Jamie Otis agreed to be placed in a scientifically arranged marriage on TV's most controversial and groundbreaking reality show, Married At First Sight, she knew that saying "I do" to Doug Hehner, a complete stranger, was a huge risk. What she didn't know was how to be a wife! Through trial and error -- and more ups and downs than a roller coaster -- Jamie learned to quickly negotiate all... read more

Everybody Curses, I Swear!: Uncensored Tales from the Hollywood Trenches

Carrie Keagan, Dibs Baer

She’s been called vulgar, crass, sophomoric, offensive and dirty...and that was just in one article. But there’s so much more to talk show host, internet entrepreneur, and original YouTube sensation, Carrie Keagan. You may know her as host, writer, and producer of VH1’s hit morning show Big Morning Buzz Live with Carrie Keagan, but before Judd Apatow made being dirty mainstream, she was pionee... read more

She’s been called vulgar, crass, sophomoric, offensive and dirty...and that was just in one article. But there’s so much more to talk show host, internet entrepreneur, and original YouTube sensation, Carrie Keagan. You may know her as host, writer, and producer of VH1’s hit morning show Big Morning Buzz Live with Carrie Keagan, but before Judd Apatow made being dirty mainstream, she was pionee... read more

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