John Peragine

John Peragine – Ghostwriter

I'm a seasoned ghostwriter with over 15 years of experience, dedicated to transforming individual visions into compelling narratives.

Overview

I've spent over 15 years mastering the intricate art of ghostwriting, weaving stories for a myriad of voices ranging from CEOs and celebrities to everyday individuals with extraordinary tales to tell. Throughout my career, I've navigated the vast landscapes of genres, delving deep into introspective memoirs, business guides, and beyond. This journey has instilled in me a unique ability to not just write, but to inhabit the voice of others, ensuring their stories are told with authenticity and passion.


When you choose to collaborate with me, you're gaining more than a writer; you're partnering with someone dedicated to making your vision come alive on paper. I believe in the power of open communication and am committed to providing feedback that's both honest and constructive, always in service of refining your story to its best version. By the end of our journey, you'll have more than just a book. You'll have a testament to your experiences, insights, and wisdom, all seamlessly combined with my expertise in storytelling, ensuring a final manuscript that resonates deeply with readers.

Services
Non-Fiction
Biographies & Memoirs Business & Management Cooking, Food, Wine, & Spirits Self-Help & Self-Improvement
Fiction
Middle Grade Fantasy Young Adult
Languages
English (US)
Awards
  • Writer's Digest- Self Publisher Award
  • IBPA- Book Award
  • Foreword Magazine 2021 Indies Book Award
  • Eric Hoffer Book Award Finalist
  • Horizon Awards Finalist

Work experience

World-Changing Books

Mar, 2024 — Present

As the Managing Editor at World Changing Books, I excel in leading a talented team of ghostwriters and book coaches dedicated to providing top-tier services to our non-fiction authors. I orchestrate a collaborative environment where these professionals can thrive, ensuring our clients' visions are articulated with precision and depth. My role is pivotal in transforming expert knowledge into compelling books that educate, inspire, and stand the test of time.

Forbes Books

Nov, 2021 — Present

I provide ghostwriting services for top-level celebrities and executives, as well as book blueprints.

Today Show

Mar, 2020 — Feb, 2021 (11 months)

Wrote many pieces about people worldwide, doing extraordinary things.
• Edited columns before sending to publishers.
• Adapted writing to editorial feedback.
Wrote factually correct, concise and engaging news stories within tight
deadlines.
• Interviewed sources, contacts and leads to gather information for
stories.

Self-employed

Mar, 2020 — Present

I am the author of the Secrets of the Twilight Djinn series. I am also a part owner and editor of Crumblebee Books.

Writers Digest

Jan, 2020 — Present

Create a monthly blog on writing and the business of writing.
Investigated and understood complex concepts and explained clearly to
non-technical readers.
• Conducted keyword research to identify target words and used results to plan and structure blogging.

Self-employed

Dec, 2009 — Present

I provide ghostwriting services for top-level clients as well as editing and assistance with publishing.

New York Times

Dec, 2009 — Present

I write and report on news stories in Iowa and in North Carolina for the New York Times.

Portfolio

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