Joel Canfield

Joel Canfield - Ghostwriter

Redondo Beach, CA, USA

I've been ghostwriting for about 12 years, helping clients with books and screenplays. I currently ghostwrite for Forbes Books.

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Overview

Hi there. Over the years, I've been a VP at an entertainment company, a documentary producer and the president of a New Zealand baseball club. Primarily, however, I've been a writer. I've been ghostwriting for 12 years, I've written four well-received novels and, with my wife Lisa, I've written five screenplays for TV-movies that have been produced.

So what can I do for you? What I've done for my many other clients. I've helped a lot of CEOs write their books, so I understand business writing. But I've also ghosted for criminals, pro athletes, and even a blind veteran who kayaked his way on the Colorado River through the Grand Canyon (he had his old elementary school teacher read it for him). In addition, I've helped a few clients complete screenplays of their own, one of which may end up as a Netflix project. Bottom line? I know how to tell a story in an entertaining way, while, at the same time, conveying the information you want to bring to the reader's attention. I'm also fun at parties. Please feel free to reach out for a free consultation.
Languages
English (NZ)
English (US)
Non-Fiction
Biographies & Memoirs
Business & Management
Entertainment
Self-Help & Self-Improvement
Fiction
Humor & Comedy
Mystery & Crime
Plays & Screenplays
Romantic Comedy

Work experience

Writer

Self-employed
January, 2010 – Present (about 13 years)

Portfolio (16 selected works)

Dark Sky (The Misadventures of Max Bowman Book 1)

Canfield, Joel, Canfield, AJ, Canfield, Lisa

Pill Mill: My Years of Money, Madness, Sex and Drugs in the Florida Pill Mill

Valdes, Christian, Valdes, Crystal, Canfield, Joel, Canfield, Lisa

StorySelling, 2nd Edition

Nanton, Nick, Dicks, JW

Marketing Avengers: Learn the Marketing Secrets of the World's Superheroes

Seppala, Richard, Adams, Brandon T., Boyce, Chuck, Avengers, Marketing

226: How I Became the First Blind Person to Kayak the Grand Canyon

Bedwell, Lonnie, Canfeld, Joel, Seppala, Richard, Nielson, Alex

Blue Fire (The Misadventures of Max Bowman Book 2)

Canfield, Joel, Canfield, AJ, Canfield, Lisa, Kuch, George

Mission Driven Business

Nanton, Nick, Dicks, J.W.

Eat, Play, Love

Jen Lilley, Jason Cermak, Lee Majors, Lindsay Wagner, Joel Canfield, Lisa Canfield, Christie Will, Christie Will Wolf, Oliver De Caigny, Timothy O. Johnson, Navid Soofi, Michael Vickerman

Joy for Christmas

Cindy Busby, Sam Page, Erin Boyes, Wesley Macinnes, Jason Schombing, Andrew Airlie, Lauren K. Robek, Madison Smith, Joel Canfield, Lisa Canfield, Pat Williams, Kevin Leslie

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