Christian Ghostwriting

If you have a Christian message to share with others, we have Christian ghostwriters who can help you find just the right words.

Hiring our professional ghostwriters will increase your chances of attracting a publisher and will improve your reviews.

Your message is inspired, but if people don’t know about it or if they find it difficult or dull to read, your message will be lost.

Find out how we can help your revelation, sermons or other spiritual message come to life. Jesus understood the power of words, the power of telling compelling stories, of reaching past people’s minds and touching their hearts. Just fill in the form on this page to let us know how we can help you tell the story that reaches people’s hearts.

Our clients give high praise for the effort and results our writers have brought to their manuscripts. (Read more testimonials here.)


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Why people hire a Christian ghostwriter service

There are many reasons you might want to find a Christian ghostwriter agency to help you write your biblical or spiritual book.

 

How to work with a Christian ghostwriter – helpful tips for inspired believers

Working with a ghostwriter is different than writing your own manuscript. Christians with a message need to be able to explain exactly what they need in their manuscripts. These are a few tips to follow to make your ghostwriting project a success.

 

Sample books we have written

Although many clients have hired us to ghostwrite their books, here are some samples of books we have written or edited that we are at liberty to reveal.

The best Christian writers for hire

Our freelance Christian ghostwriters are for hire right now, ready to create a compelling book or booklet that helps people get closer to God. If you are looking for a Christian ghostwriter who can help your ideas jump off the page and into their hearts, let us know how we can be of service by completing the form in yellow.

SIX QUESTIONS THIS PAGE IS MEANT TO ANSWER

  1. I have a box-load of sermons. How do I turn them into a book? (ANSWER: You could transcribe them yourself, or you could hire a professional writer to edit them – to make them more readable without losing any of their original power.)
  2. I need help writing a Christian book. (ANSWER: No problem. That’s what our freelance Christian ghostwriters are for. Just send us the details of what you need through the form on this page, and we’ll get right back to you.
  3. Should I write for Christians, for non-believers, or both? (ANSWER: That is always a tough question. We can help you better define your audience, and how to best write for them…but the ultimate decision will still be yours.)
  4. Can I hire a ghostwriter for my Christian book? (ANSWER: Yes. Many books are ghostwritten, and that includes Christian books. You are the expert on your topic, but you are not expected to be the expert on writing. God’s word is not revealed only through professional writers. You provide the inspiration; we’ll provide the words.)
  5. How much does a book cost to write? (ANSWER: The price depends in large part on the length of the book, as well as how well organized your thoughts are. We are always happy to provide a free quote if you provide us with details of what you need in the form on this page.)
  6. How long should my Christian book be? (ANSWER: A typical Christian book is 200-250 pages long, or at least 50,000 words. If you fill in the form to the right, we’ll be happy to discuss this with you.)

 


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I am really pleased with the effort you put into this material. I also like your style of writing; in that I see you and I are the same in telling it as it is.

  • ASIM: Servant of Two Masters, by D.W. Smith
    HISTORICAL FICTION: In 1453 Turkey, Mehmed the Conqueror has just defeated the Byzantine Empire and a new era called the Ottoman Empire is ushered in.
  • Breast Cancer; The Sun Will Rise, by Pamela S. Barron
    SELF HELP: Breast cancer survivor Pamela Barron describes life with metastatic breast cancer and continuous chemo treatment for seven years .
  • War of the Staffs, by Kathryn Tedrick and H.P. Stephenson
    FANTASY: A fresh new series for all those who love dragons, wizards, elves, dwarves, and mayhem.
  • Amazing Adventures of a Nobody, by Leon Logothetis
    MEMOIR: A personal tale of travel and adventure in the real world.
  • Sit Crooked and Speak Straight, by Stephane J. McGrane
    BUSINESS: A primer for anyone wanting to conduct buisiness susccessfully in the Arabian Penninsula.
  • The High-tech Gooseneck Putter, by Samuel DiMatteo & Kristin Johnson
    CHILDREN: Meet Sami DeMani, a Canada gander with a legendary golf game. He’s on track to win the prestigious Waterfowl Tour — and put his nemesis, the ruthless Pete Swan Lake, in his place once and for all.
  • The Missing Cub, by Darcy Fast with Jonathan Kravetz
    AUTOBIOGRAPHY: A baseball autobiography.
  • The Biracial Bondage, by Joe Bama
    SOCIETY: Exploring the struggle of biracial people and couples, as seen through the eyes of both white and black people.
  • Eradonis: Legend of the Black Rose, by Narisha Rajnandan
    FANTASY: First in a series of books featuring sorcery and magic spells.
  • My Life With an Unsung Hero, by Vesta Sithole
    BIOGRAPHY: The post-humus biography of the Reverend Ndabaningi Sithole, a hero of the Zimbabwean struggle for independence.
  • The Genesis One Code, by Daniel Friedmann
    SCIENCE, RELIGION: Calculations demonstrate a clear alignment between the times of key events described in the creation narrative in the Book of Genesis with those derived from scientific theory and observation.
  • Time Craft, by Mark A. Ely
    SCIENCE FICTION: A time-travel story of adventure and scientific imagination.
  • He will guide you, by Dr. John Diomede
    RELIGION: A guide for Christians to your relationship with the Holy Spirit.
  • Flying Cowboys and Confetti Rain: Dreams of a PBR Bull, by Debbie Felkins Tamez
    CHILDREN: An endearing story of a bull and a racoon and their adventures on the road to fame.

Today we live in an era of megachurches, major ministries, and global nonprofits. In some ways (both good and bad), these large religious and nonprofit organizations have become like international corporations, involving radio and television studios, publishing businesses, international conferences, educational outreaches, and more. And the bigger churches and ministries grow, the less time their leaders have to actually research and write books – the very products which to a great extent help fund the organizations and put them on the map. Plus, writing well isn’t easy. It’s a craft and art form just like music, painting, or filmmaking. Writing well takes years of practice and experience, and the discipline to sit for weeks or months in front of a computer screen.

That’s why many pastors and ministry leaders hire professionals to do the job for them, which is a perfectly acceptable option.  And in those cases, there are many levels of working with professional writers.  In my own experience, I have written for clients who gave me original material like sermon transcripts. In those cases, I was really “adapting” their own thoughts and ideas into book form. In other cases, I literally wrote it from scratch, with little more than a few interviews, a sermon tape, or a conversation or two with the pastor.

But in every case, I’ve never received credit.  But that’s OK, and in some cases, it was rather funny. For one project, I actually wrote a book for a client and then he stood up on national television and described how he had “labored night after night writing without stopping, until his wife had to beg him to get some sleep.” Yeah, right. In another case, when a major newspaper reported that I wrote a television special for a particular media ministry, the ministry office told me to stay quiet, because they wanted people to believe that everything that came out of that ministry was written by the ministry founder.

I didn’t get any credit, but at least the check cleared.

Is this a problem? Yes and no.

No, because often writers are often happy for the work, plus, they offer an important service to leaders.  They have certain skills, and like a professional mechanic who fixes your car, or an accountant who keeps your books, some writers are happy to do the work and get a check.  They have no desire to be famous, and actually enjoy writing for someone else – after all, it can pay very well.  And there’s no shame in using a “ghostwriter.” After all, you’re a business, ministry, sports, political, or other leader, not a writer. You have brilliant content, but not necessarily the skills to get that message down into an engaging book.

However – a better answer is yes, because the fact is, books are far more personal than a car or a checkbook. When someone reads a book, they believe that the writing is coming from the heart of the author, and the writing style, the content, and the message reflect the name on the cover. This is true especially in the Christian world, where the message is often a spiritual message conveying eternal truth.

That’s why at some level, when a pastor or ministry leader publishes a book with only his name on it he is making a unstated promise to the reader than the material is his, it’s coming directly from his heart and mind, and he’s personally presenting it in the form of this book.  That’s why when possible, I recommend accurate credit on the book cover.

So is it wrong to hire a professional to help you write a book?  Absolutely not.  Many Christians would be shocked to see just how poorly some of our Christian leaders write, and real professionals can take an anointed message from a man or woman of God and translate it into an exciting and enjoyable reading experience.  So it’s perfectly fine to hire a ghostwriter to help craft your message into a bestselling book.

But I would encourage you to at least consider adding the writer’s name – even in smaller letters, or with the word “with” before the name.

Possibly the best rule of thumb is the expertise of the ghostwriter.  Some writers are simply “hired guns” who can write on any subject. In those cases, I’m more willing to not acknowledge them on the cover, since they’re mostly concerned with translating your ideas. Others actually bring past experience and expertise to the table, and in those cases they contribute their own ideas, so I’m more likely to recommend including their name.

Either way – make sure you agree ahead of time so your expectations are the same.

Do secular authors do it?  Who cares?  Because we answer to a higher calling – a calling of honesty, integrity, and respect for the people God has given us to lead.  Plus, I believe it’s also contributed to the “celebrity” culture of Christian leaders today.  They’ve become so well marketed, most people assume they can do anything, and do it all at the level of a superstar.

So don’t hesitate to seek the help of a professional writer if you need help  because of your schedule, or your difficulty writing well. On the other hand, don’t fake it. When appropriate, give the writer a little credit, and let’s do our part to keep the perception of the church real and authentic.

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