Nancy Osa

Nancy Osa – Ghostwriter

Proven ghostwriter/editor over 25 years in development of books and short-form content in business, self-help, fiction and other genres.


I'm an award-winning author (CUBA 15/Random House) and a professional editor with over 25 years' experience in preparing books for publication. My association with field experts, self-publishers, and major houses (Random, Penguin, Harcourt Brace) puts me among the most intuitive and qualified contractors you'll find.

New writer? Subject-matter expert? English as a second language? No problem. I'll analyze your content and help you present your message in a way that audiences will absorb and remember while preserving your unique voice. I'm committed to helping you express your most cherished ideas—but your readers are my ultimate bosses. Let's satisfy them!

Action & Adventure Science Fiction Young Adult
Business & Management History Self-Help & Self-Improvement
English (US)
  • Delacorte Press Prize (Random House)
  • Pura Belpré Author Honor Book (American Library Association)
  • Best Book for Young Adults (YALSA)
  • Editor’s Choice, Top 10 First Novel (Booklist)
  • Oregon Book Award Finalist (Literary Arts)
  • Américas Award Honor Book (Stanford University)
  • Scholastic Book Clubs Selection
  • Hedgebrook Foundation, alumna
  • Walden Fellowship, alumna
  • Centrum Center for the Arts & Creative Education, alumna

Work experience


Sep, 1993 — Present

My editorial journey began at a Portland, Oregon, proofreading service while building my résumé as a novelist for young adults. I have published seven works of fiction in addition to preparing dozens of books for publication for thought leaders, many of which enjoy strong sales decades after their debuts.
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As owner/operator of a creative services boutique, I bring nearly three decades of passion to creating great books from the ground up. I offer expertise in ghostwriting, all kinds of editing, proofreading, and insight into self-publication. Will your book project be my Next Big Thing?

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Brent N.

Brent N.

Jan, 2022

Nancy was great to work with. She was quick to learn both the technical knowledge as well as my writing style. Her turnaround was very quick. I would recommend her work to anyone looking for a ghost writer or editor who can help tackle problems. As a writer it is easy to find sections that will "bottle us up" or "send us off track". That is what requested Nancy's help with and she did a gre...
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Nancy O.
I'm only as good as my source! Muchas gracias, Brent.

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