Matthew Godbey

Matthew Godbey - Ghostwriter

Charleston, SC, USA

Writer-Editor with 15 years of experience in the publishing and journalism industries. For a full account, visit my website.

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A professional writer, editor, and journalist with fifteen years of experience specializing in writing, ghostwriting, and developmental editing within the publishing arena.
Short-Form Content
English (AUS)
English (UK)
English (US)
Biographies & Memoirs
Business & Management
Religion & Spirituality
Self-help & Self-improvement
Literary Fiction
Mystery & Crime
Thriller & Suspense

Work experience


April, 2017 – Present (about 3 years)

Developmental Editor and Ghostwriter

Advantage Media Group
September, 2015 – Present (almost 5 years)

Copy Editor and Developmental Editor

CreateSpace / Amazon
October, 2011 – May, 2015 (over 3 years)

Editor and Writer

January, 2006 – Present (over 14 years)

As an independent contractor, I have worked full time as a writer and/or editor for the Pulitzer Prize-winning newspaper, the Post and Courier, for Amazon's self-publishing subsidiary CreateSpace, for Advantage Media Group | Forbes Books, as well as a host of other magazines, newspapers, and private clients.


The Post and Courier
January, 2006 – February, 2018 (about 12 years)


George Street Observer
January, 2003 – December, 2005 (almost 3 years)

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