Simon Petherick

Simon Petherick – Ghostwriter

I am an award-winning ghostwriter and novelist. I work internationally with clients on non-fiction and fiction ghostwriting projects.


I am an award-winning ghostwriter of bestselling ghostwritten memoirs, autobiographies, business books, fiction and creative works. I have worked as a ghostwriter for a wide range of clients over many years, since I wrote the book The Power of the Mind for hypnotist Joe Keeton many years ago. Almost all of my ghostwriting work is, inevitably, confidential and therefore I don't publicise the published books I have written. However, over the last 24 months, I have written the memoir of a leading UK Muslim entrepreneur and philanthropist which hit the bestseller lists; the strategic statement of one of the most senior members of the Nigerian military on the government's battle against Boko Haram; a ghost story set in a British village, which is due to be published in 2022; and the business memoir of a highly successful UK entrepreneur working in the beer sector.

I work closely and intensely with my clients, usually over a period of around six months. We meet face-to-face where we can, or on Zoom if the distance demands. I record all our conversations and make sure my clients have access to those recordings. I truly enjoy the process of getting to know my clients and helping them to uncover and reveal their stories; in many instances, we remain friends after the work is complete. I have, I hope, an empathetic approach and remain always entirely discrete and confidential.
Biographies & Memoirs Business & Management Entertainment History Inspirational Political Science & Current Affairs
Contemporary Fiction Historical Fiction
English (UK)

Work experience


Apr, 1994 — Present

Simon has 1 review





Robert E.

Robert E.

Jun, 2022

Outstanding and prompt service.
Simon P.
It was a pleasure working with you Robert. I look forward to hearing news of your novel being taken up by a publisher.

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