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Ruby Peru

Ruby Peru - Ghostwriter

I'm a ghostwriter and editor specializing in memoir, known for producing humorous work by ensuring a book has a unique, strong voice.

Overview

My work, either as ghostwriter or editor, ensures your book sounds like you, enhanced. Your voice will shine through the work and stamp it with your unique sense of humor, viewpoint, and history. I specialize in memoir, but have ghostwritten books on subjects as diverse as baseball coaching, neuroscience, cults, and even a heist novel. Personally, I have a novel on bookstore shelves and a four-book memoir co-written with a client, currently seeking publication.

Services
Languages
English (US)
Non-Fiction
Biographies & Memoirs

Awards

  • Brooklyn New Writer's Award 1999
  • New Mexico SWJA Award for Journalism 2008

Work experience

ghostwriter

Self-employed
January, 2008 – Present (almost 10 years)

I ghostwrite memoirs for select clients. I specialize in books of 240 pages, with an emphasis on a humorous voice. My experience includes many international clients from: South Sudan, Lebanon, Vietnam, and other far flung locations. I have written memoirs that are romances, that offer first-person accounts of political events, and that go deep inside cults. I travel for the work, when required. Most importantly, my clients are those who want a book that reads as compelling narrative nonfiction, with dialogue, suspense, and moment-by-moment storytelling, not the typical overview-of-a-life you get in a standard autobiography or memoir.

Portfolio (4 selected works)

Measuring UP!

Dr. Tere Linzey

Doesn't your child deserve every advantage? It’s a common problem that all parents dread: their heretofore highly achieving child begins to fall behind in class or start scoring lower on tests. And while tutoring can help, too often remedial work feels like a temporary patch, not a permanent solution. Enter Dr. Tere Linzey and her BrainMatterZ program. A former basketball coach turned Educatio... read more

Doesn't your child deserve every advantage? It’s a common problem that all parents dread: their heretofore highly achieving child begins to fall behind in class or start scoring lower on tests. And while tutoring can help, too often remedial work feels like a temporary patch, not a permanent solution. Enter Dr. Tere Linzey and her BrainMatterZ program. A former basketball coach turned Educatio... read more

Broken Contract, A Love Story

Martin Kraidin

When a college all American named Martin Kraidin saw a high school honey named Lynn Konick walk across the campus it was not just love at first sight it a was future so bright, so envied, it was set in the astrological stars. Marty was a promising dental student, both at the top of his class academically and head of his class in popularity as the student body president. Lynn, an attractive but... read more

When a college all American named Martin Kraidin saw a high school honey named Lynn Konick walk across the campus it was not just love at first sight it a was future so bright, so envied, it was set in the astrological stars. Marty was a promising dental student, both at the top of his class academically and head of his class in popularity as the student body president. Lynn, an attractive but... read more

Confessions of an American Sikh: Locked up in India, corrupt cops & my escape from a "New Age" tantric yoga cult!

Gursant Singh

Arriving in India to get his teeth fixed, Gursant Singh decides he needs a Punjabi wife and becomes embroiled with Dadaji, Amritsar’s notorious marriage broker. When their search for the perfect bride gets them both thrown into Amritsar’s Central Jail, Gursant has to look deep within himself and question everything he has been taught about the Sikh path - Sikhi. Gursant’s encounters with crook... read more

Arriving in India to get his teeth fixed, Gursant Singh decides he needs a Punjabi wife and becomes embroiled with Dadaji, Amritsar’s notorious marriage broker. When their search for the perfect bride gets them both thrown into Amritsar’s Central Jail, Gursant has to look deep within himself and question everything he has been taught about the Sikh path - Sikhi. Gursant’s encounters with crook... read more

Become a Mogul: 7 Major Success Principles For The Urban Entrepreneur

Charles Major

Have you ever felt there was more to your life than your current circumstances? Do you have a passion that is burning deep inside of you and don't know how to let it out? Do you have the desire for greatness? Do you want to learn how to make a difference while generating a substantial income? You have found your answer!!! Become a Mogul makes the process of becoming a mogul easy to understand ... read more

Have you ever felt there was more to your life than your current circumstances? Do you have a passion that is burning deep inside of you and don't know how to let it out? Do you have the desire for greatness? Do you want to learn how to make a difference while generating a substantial income? You have found your answer!!! Become a Mogul makes the process of becoming a mogul easy to understand ... read more

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