Douglas your writing is concise, taut, and you take what could be complicated details and roll them out seamlessly—and the pace, terrific. — Beth Davey, Davey Literary & Media
My keen interest in people and their stories was sparked by my tenure as a reporter and editor for several newspapers, including the Los Angeles Daily News.
I have also helped dozens of business clients become more competitive in today’s media-driven marketplace by relying on my passion for storytelling.
My articles and feature stories for clients led to over 600 publishing events in a three-years period.
The descriptive power of his words … was exceptional.”
— Midwest Book Review, The Lake That Stole Children
My own books include fiction and nonfiction title. Learn more here:
“An excellent novel that touched my heart in so many ways.”
— Amazon review of The Memory Songbook
My behind-the-scenes creativity saves authors lots of time and stress. They expand productivity by partnering with a ghostwriter.
My transition to ghostwriting began when I was hired by a real estate mogul to help him express a dark passage in his childhood. Other projects followed—a Hindu physician at Brown University, an international brand designer with offices in Beijing, and a solar architect/Harvard grad whose innovative company recently went public.
“Wow! Another great job. It’s funny and communicates the message really well. We can only begin by thanking you for all you have done for us! Your professional yet friendly personality makes working with you a pleasure.”
— Sergio Briceno, CEO, CaseCruzer
“This is excellent. I believe not only is this on-point with the client’s themes, but I feel they will love the conciseness and clear message.”
— Nick Alt, president, Clear-Media
“I am very pleased with your services. Your endless creativity and ability to meet tough deadlines continues to impress me.”
— Jeff Elliott, president, PowerPR
“Douglas is an extraordinary writer. Tremendous talent is evident in his fiction. His gifted storytelling ability also has been applied to articles and profiles he's written for several of my clients. Whether he's profiling a master herbalist … a floral artist or dress designer … Douglas brings out emotional ‘nuggets’ … that connect readers to the story. He is able to capture what so much of business writing and marketing communications often misses — soul. I always look forward to working with Douglas!”
— Maria Fotopolous, owner, TurboDog Communications
My clients also include law enforcement (crime fiction) and fitness (self-help) professionals, as well as—
• A French chef whose childhood memoir is a recipe for a delicious lifestyle
• A physician whose zeal for commercial real estate is helping professionals of all walks create lasting wealth.
• A lonely farmer who took to the internet after the death of his wife of 50 years and fell in love texting a woman whose handle was DL SAUCY.
• An Army chaplain whose war experiences inspired him to write a self-help book for caregivers paralyzed by powerlessness in an explosive world.
Let's talk. I want to know more about your book and what you hope to accomplish as a published author.
One moment she was gliding through water training for an NCAA swimming competition. Thenext moment she was writhing in pain on the tiled deck of the college pool.Had a simple flip turn destroyed Amy Eicher’s athletic dreams? Or would her eighteen-yearquest to overcome debilitating pain be an initiation that would lead to her true calling?In her memoir, Restoring Venus, Eicher recounts the emot... read more
Even the best and brightest doctors lack a financial education. And that's why so many high-income earners eventually face a career crisis.Now there is a remedy for medical and other veteran and aspiring professionals—and it does not require predicting or investing in the stock market.THE PASSIVE INCOME PHYSICIAN is the story of a former U.S. Navy veteran who became an emergency medicine physi... read more
Ever wondered what all the fuss is about with online dating? Or maybe you tried it and are still recovering from the shock and awe of the toothless wonders who confessed their undying love? In this riveting memoir, Lonely Farmer and DLSaucy, in their 7th and 8th decades, relive their romantic tale. From the reeling loss of a spouse, to depression and Depends, their online connection rekindled ... read more
Shelley Jean traveled to Haiti determined to adopt an orphan she had discovered online. Although she was already the mother of two biological children, expanding her family by embracing a displaced child was, in part, a fulfillment of her compassionate Christian faith. But when she witnessed the agony many Haitian women experienced when poverty —not lack of love—forced them to give up their ch... read more
AUTHOR HACKS put new book projects on the FAST TRACK!Is it true? Does everyone have at least one good book in them?Heck, I bet you have 2 or 3 titles in your “junk” — forgotten social media, unfulfilled yearnings, impulses, itches and your so-called failed early stuff.Use it or lose it. Gather all your tweets, Evernotes, dreams, blogs and other nonesuch now! And let's get started so that you c... read more
A forgotten manuscript. A lifetime of memories. One moment from the past could transform his future.When Frank first touched a guitar, everything changed. Years later, with his music career’s next big moment on the horizon, he’s called home to care for his ailing mother.As he loses her bit by bit to Alzheimer’s, Frank finds a manuscript he wrote that describes a miraculous day during the Summe... read more
The Lake That Stole Children blends the magic of Disney's Pinocchio with the magnificent quest of Hemingway's The Old Man and the Sea. It begins with a boy's deep yearning and leads to a grown man's startling discovery. The story begins with a town troubled by a big secret. Children have been disappearing and no one knows why. A fisherman, who lives with his family on the outskirts of town, ca... read more
"Did this story make my spirit soar as I read it? Yes, yes it did; to the point of wiping away tears."—AmazonFrank Gosnell, featured in The Memory Songbook, is home for the holidays, but feeling low. As Christmas closes in he's not celebrating but counting his loses -- his girlfriend left him for another guy, and his singer-songwriter career is ... well, the year didn't go quite as well as he ... read more
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My goal as a ghostwriter is to capture your unique voice and amplify your message in a meaningful, entertaining way.
Award-winning author, editor, lit consultant, former VP of Storytech Literary Consulting for Chris Vogler (The Writer's Journey).