Pros of pursuing a career as a ghostwriter
It takes a lot of guts and a big heart to give credits of your hard-done work to someone whom you have never met.This is what every ghostwriter has to do in their lives. You must be thinking that who doesn’t want to get their name published on online platforms or even on traditional media. I mean why not? It must be fun to get in the limelight.
Let me tell you, not everyone loves to enjoy the fame! There are some silent warriors out there, who are hiding behind a name or sometimes a famous name, but rewarded for the effort they put in writing content for someone. They may be invisible for some but their writings are enough to prove their existence. A good ghost writer is not someone who can’t get published, but he is who loves to write.
Let’s discuss the pros of pursuing a career in ghostwriting:
- You are not a book author:
Imagine the hassles that every book author has to go through before publishing a book. Starting off with finding a good editor. Then marketing a book is another thing. Paying huge publishing fee and endless worries if your book is going to sell out or not?
Fortunately, ghostwriters don’t have to go through this all. They just have to write on someone else’s ideas and get their work done in the given deadline. For this, they have been offered handsome amount. On an average scale an experienced writer can earn around $10,000-$15,000 while a very experienced and proficient writer can demand up to $20,000.
- Freedom of choosing your own clients:
One of the privilege of being a freelance ghostwriter is that you got all the freedom of choosing for whom you want to write. Sometimes, clients come to you with a lousy idea or sometimes the topic is so boring which isn’t worth of your attention. Then don’t worry! You have the full liberty to choose the project which you’re willing to work on. You have the full right of choosing your own clients.
After all, it’s your career, it depends on your preference whose idea you want to help bring to life.
Pro tip: go for the ones you can trust on, or for those who you respect and get the respect in return.
- Heaven for the writers:
You have a passion to write, and have the tendency to convert actions into words. Then, my friend! This is one for you! Ghostwriting is a platform that provides tremendous amount of opportunities from enhancing writing skill to polishing your vocab. It can be considered as heaven for every writer.
People have this dilemma that there’s no future of a ghostwriter. They are mistaken! Once you have got all the experience in the field of writing and your hands are all cleared while practicing on different writing projects. Then, there is a huge opportunity waiting for you to publish your own book. Yes! Doors are still open, and with this regard, I can see a brighter future of you!
Beside these, there are several benefits of being a ghostwriter. You cannot only enhance your writing skills but it also helps you widen your knowledge about the world. Working with different clients or people always bring different experiences and opportunities to learn from them. Sometimes they teach you some or sometimes it’s other way round.