Lucy Ellis

Lucy Ellis – Ghostwriter

Published biographer now ghostwriting historical fiction, short stories, memoirs, self-help, health and well-being scripts.


“Lucy was a dream writer. First draft was brilliant. Very clear communication. Lovely personality. Her writing style is the perfect combination of thorough research on the topic yet easy to read. A definite professional. Will be using her services again.” Client, ghostwriting memoir

“Lucy is one of the most professional and competent writers I have worked with so far. Lucy has the amazing ability to create a very conversational tone whilst explaining all of the technical detail of each topic. I am so happy to have found Lucy and believe I will be a repeat customer for many years to come.” Client, ghostwriting self-help book

With over twenty years of experience in publishing, as your ghostwriter I can help realise your vision in print, accurately conveying what you want to say in your own voice. From memoirs and fiction, to self-help and well-being guides, I will turn your thoughts into a well-crafted narrative.

My writing career began as the co-author of eight celebrity biographies with Bryony Sutherland, published by Random House, Virgin Books, Aurum Press, Ebury Press, Omnibus Press, Music Sales, Hannibal, Birmar, and Heel Verlag. Together we were called "professional storytellers" by The Guardian, "very professional" by Film Review, "immensely readable" by The Beat Goes On, "detailed" by Sunday Express, and "insightful" by OK! Magazine.

We also wrote a number of celebrity magazine articles and a long-running fictional series, after which I progressed to web content and numerous blogs for a wide variety of sites. This prolific short content work led to ghostwriting several series of self-help guides and motivational manuals. I own a raw-feeding pet shop and write monthly blogs on canine nutrition and animal health.

A BA Hons Degree in History, specialising in the twentieth century, has bolstered many of my historical fiction pieces. My Master’s Degree in Reward has benefited the many motivational and self-help books I have penned for clients. The memoirs I have ghostwritten usually have a self-help or motivational element to them, covering personalities from the professional worlds of music and sport, dealing with subjects ranging from anorexia to addiction and abuse. I am also currently undertaking courses in psychology and philosophy to further my knowledge and support a fiction client with an ongoing theology series spanning ten centuries.

As an author myself, I understand the process; from concept and framework, through writing and editing, to marketing and publicity. I am here to help you, every step of the way, from getting off the starting blocks of an idea to achieve the end product.

Biographies & Memoirs Health & Wellbeing Self-Help & Self-Improvement
Contemporary Romance Historical Fiction Psychological Thriller
English (UK) English (US)
  • BA Hons History
  • Masters Reward

Work experience


Jun, 2013 — Present

Prolific short content writer for websites, blogs and self-help platforms.
Ghostwriter for memoirs, self-help narratives, historical fiction and contemporary romance.


Nov, 2022 — Present

Editing an ongoing historical and futuristic fiction series spanning ten centuries covering theology, philosophy and psychology. Developmental edit including ghostwriting sections where necessary to augment the narrative.


Feb, 1997 — Present

Director and founding member of this freelance writing partnership, penning biographies of popular music and film personalities, and ghostwriting memoirs. Publishers include Random House, Virgin Books, Aurum Press, Omnibus Press, Music Sales, Heel Verlag, Hannibal, Birmar, and JC Clementine; major serialization in the UK, US, and Australia; editions printed in English, German, Spanish, and Danish.


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