Heather Ebert

Heather Ebert - Ghostwriter

Nashville, United States

I'm a professional writer, ghostwriter, and coauthor. I specialize in memoirs and women's fiction, infusing stories with power and beauty.

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I'm a professional writer, ghostwriter, co-author, and book collaborator. I work with clients who have a compelling story, valuable ideas, or expertise in a particular topic but don't have the time or ability to write an entire book on their own. I can help you refine and communicate a story that will entertain, educate, and inspire your intended audiences.
Languages
English (US)
Non-Fiction
Biographies & Memoirs
Health & wellbeing
True Crime
Fiction
Crime & Mystery
Historical Fiction
Literature
Women's Fiction

Work experience

Writer, ghostwriter, coauthor, collaborator

Self-employed
July, 2010 – Present (about 9 years)

Before becoming an independent writer seven years ago, I spent nearly fifteen years in marketing communications and print and digital publishing. Thanks to vast personal and professional experience, I'm adept at tackling a number of topics across a variety of mediums.

My main focus is coauthoring or ghostwriting book manuscripts, with emphasis on personal memoir, narrative nonfiction, and fiction. I love helping people tell their stories with power and beauty.

Hiring a coauthor or ghostwriter is valuable for those who have a compelling story, unique ideas, or expertise in a particular topic but don't have the time, energy, or ability to write a book on their own. More than just arrange words eloquently on a page, I can help you discover, refine, and express a story that will entertain, educate, and inspire your intended audiences.

As a professional ghostwriter, I have a proven track record of fleshing out other people’s stories and ideas, receiving critiques and requests for revisions, and working with editors to ready the manuscript for publication. I aim to offer the best of my abilities while keeping my own ego out of the process.

I have a degree in English from Vanderbilt University, where I studied creative writing in fiction, poetry, and creative nonfiction under A. Manette Ansay, Mark Jarman, and James McConkey. I’m also a member of the Authors Guild and teach the story structure of novels and memoirs at local writing conferences.

Portfolio (3 selected works)

Sole Survivor: The Inspiring True Story of Coming Face to Face with the Infamous Railroad Killer

Holly Dunn

On August 28, 1997, just as she was starting her junior year of college at the University of Kentucky, Holly Dunn and her boyfriend, Chris Maier, were walking along railroad tracks on their way home from a party when they were attacked by notorious serial killer Angel Maturino Reséndiz, aka The Railroad Killer. After her boyfriend is beaten to death in front of her, Holly is stabbed, raped, an... read more

On August 28, 1997, just as she was starting her junior year of college at the University of Kentucky, Holly Dunn and her boyfriend, Chris Maier, were walking along railroad tracks on their way home from a party when they were attacked by notorious serial killer Angel Maturino Reséndiz, aka The Railroad Killer. After her boyfriend is beaten to death in front of her, Holly is stabbed, raped, an... read more

From Darkness to Sight: A Journey from Hardship to Healing

Ming Wang M.D. Ph.D.

From Darkness to Sight chronicles the remarkable life journey of Dr. Ming Wang, a world-renowned laser eye surgeon and philanthropist. As a teenager, Ming fought valiantly to escape one of history’s darkest eras – China’s Cultural Revolution – during which millions of innocent youth were deported to remote areas to face a life sentence of poverty and hard labor. Through his own tenacity and hi... read more

From Darkness to Sight chronicles the remarkable life journey of Dr. Ming Wang, a world-renowned laser eye surgeon and philanthropist. As a teenager, Ming fought valiantly to escape one of history’s darkest eras – China’s Cultural Revolution – during which millions of innocent youth were deported to remote areas to face a life sentence of poverty and hard labor. Through his own tenacity and hi... read more

Munich '72 And Beyond: Based on the Award-Winning Film of Redemption?A Monument of Remembrance

David Ulich, Stephen Ungerleider, Michael Cascio

On September 5, 1972, Palestinian extremists infiltrated the athletes’ dorms at the Munich Summer Olympics to take 11 Israeli athletes hostage and eventually murdered them all before being killed or captured by the German police. as well as chronicling the four-decade-long struggle to create a public memorial to the victims of the massacre. This photographic book is a touching tribute to the 1... read more

On September 5, 1972, Palestinian extremists infiltrated the athletes’ dorms at the Munich Summer Olympics to take 11 Israeli athletes hostage and eventually murdered them all before being killed or captured by the German police. as well as chronicling the four-decade-long struggle to create a public memorial to the victims of the massacre. This photographic book is a touching tribute to the 1... read more

Heather has 5 reviews

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Tara Ellath
Heather is the best in her field. She is extremely professional and is able to easily translate complex stories into digestible and fluid writing. She can also meet very quick turn around times and is understanding and flexible if you have schedule changes. I can't recommend her more! You do not have to think twice before entrusting her with your story. You will be amazed with the outcome. She ...
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Tara Ellath, July 2019


David Wichman
So far as we are not finished yet by far this has been one of the most fulfilling interactions of my entire life. Heather is intuitive and a guide with measured yet passionate motivation and skill. I am so honored to be working with her I will write a more indepth review later when we are Number one best sellers on the NYT List ..... Because that is exactly where we will be.... DPWichman

David Wichman, September 2018


Lisa Wade
Heather was easy to work with and was an empathetic communicator. She was especially insightful and her questions helped me dig deeper with my memoir. She was also professional, on-time and on-task.

Lisa Wade, March 2018


Steff Giesse
I am super super happy I found Heather on Reedsy. She exceeded all my expectations!!! Heather is very professional, an excellent writer and communicator. Her passion for the project and all the great ideas/thoughts she had truly impressed me.

Steff Giesse, February 2018


Camille Rigi
I loved working with Heather. Her communication and writing was excellent. She is easy going, always willing to listen to notes and discuss ideas. Great experience.

Camille Rigi, November 2017

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