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Ghostwriting

The Written Word …

Used with skill and purpose, is more powerful than any weapon and stronger than any drug. 

From the way we conduct our lives, run our businesses, work at our professions and the entertainment we consume; everything … whether you hear it, see it or read it … the news, politics, entertainment, education …started in some way with the written word that came out of someone’s head and off of a stylus, pen, pencil, typewriter or keyboard. Almost everything we do, in almost every way we do it, is affected by what is written and communicated to us.

“Do not talk to me of Archimedes’ lever. He was an absent-minded person with a mathematical imagination. Give me the right word and the right accent, and I will move the world.”

~ Joseph Conrad

“Words are things; and a small drop of ink, like falling dew upon a thought, produces that which makes thousands, perhaps, millions, think.”

Byron

If writing your story is important…

If getting it down and getting it published is a goal or dream you’ve had… Isn’t it time to take action and get things rolling to make it happen?

Here’s how we can help you get it done! 

You don’t have to be a writer to become an Author — use a ghostwriter!

According to a New York Times article, “On any given week, up to half of the books on any nonfiction best-seller list are written by someone other than the name on the book.”

The reason is simple: not everyone has the time to sit down and write a book and not every person with great experience, knowledge, information and stories to share is a skilled writer. But that does not mean their experience, knowledge and story should not be shared … that is where a co-author or ghost writer comes in.

A major factor in providing such assistance is determined by how much time and effort the Client can personally commit to the project. Based on that we would work out the appropriate level of support to help you with writing your Book. We’d do that through the following process:

  • Planned interviews with the Client based on appropriate topics to support their story development;
  • working with rough materials they could provide us (records, journals, notes, letters etc.) and
  • the Client dictating their thoughts/remembrances/stories and sending to us as a digital file that we then transcribe (we will work with the Client to show them how to use an inexpensive digital recorder that they plug into their computer and can then easily email the file to us).
  • Another alternative to help with the writing is our Client Dictation Services™ where we set up a special phone number for the Client (private and exclusively for their use), where they can call in and dictate their information directly from their phone.  Then we remotely download the file from each session for our staff to transcribe.

These are successful and proven ways for the Client to write their Book; through a series of sessions supplementing any other written materials the Client could provide to enable us to create their manuscript for them.  The Client has quality control of the process and manuscript every step of the way.  We then collaborate with the Client to shape the final version of their Book for publication.

Bottom line we can take what a Client has as an objective and content for their Book, whether in their head or in some written form and put it in shape for them to help create the Book they want to publish.

Exclusive Services for a defined period and project are available. Such exclusive service can reduce completion time for projects but must be scheduled in advance; i.e. with sufficient lead-time for Adducent’s planning and scheduling purposes. Exclusive Services are provided at a premium and require a deposit at time of request to secure exclusivity (the deposit is applied towards the initial payment at project start).

See our Ghostwriting Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) page for information you will find helpful.

See our Ghostwriting Rates

See our Professional Writers

Important

Please understand that as writers and ghostwriters we charge a fee and do not work for payment on publication or receive our payment from any sales of your book. We are professionals and charge accordingly. There are many people with wonderful and inspiring stories and we do regret not being able to help those who cannot pay our normal retainer and fee for services.

Before contacting us about help with writing your story, please answer 10 simple questions regarding your project.

Some (not all) of our Feedback & Testimonials

  • “You write very well. I can tell your message is heartfelt and sincere (as I would hope, considering your intended audience), and I applaud you for letting that show through your writing.” SC
    [on reading Dennis Lowery's "About Being Good... to Others"]
  • “Well written and well put, Dennis!” Michael Koontz
    [Commenting on "A Ring... to bind them?" at www.DennisLowery.com]
  • “I’ve had the good fortune for the past five years to work closely with Dennis on several different book projects. He is a highly skilled writer and editor and showed unequaled patience when answering the mountain of any questions I presented him on a regular basis. I know I was not his only client, and was impressed by his management ability to work with other clients but to ensure my projects kept moving forward so as to meet the agreed upon deadline and deliverable date. He is the consummate professional whose attention to detail and work ethic is beyond reproach. I continue to work with Dennis on other projects and highly recommend him!” Greg Slavonic
    Rear Admiral (Ret.), US Navy, Senior Executive | Communications & Public Relations | Marketing | Public Speaker
  • “Well written and full of good information.” Richard R.
  • “First off, I love the cover. Again your descriptions here were amazing! I don’t know how you do it. It made me feel like I was in the main character’s body. I like how you use more complex language in this piece. And the descriptions are really realistic. Nice job on this piece!!!!!!!!!!” Adrianne Avery
    [on reading Dennis Lowery's "The First Werewolf"]
  • “Interesting and suspenseful. I really enjoyed reading this book. It kept my attention, I can’t want for the next one!” Cindy Chaney
  • “This is a really cool story. I found it interesting and intriguing, and it was full of imagery that really helped to set the mood and scene. It was a really cool take on the story of werewolves. Really nice work! :)” WB
    [on reading Dennis Lowery's "The First Werewolf"]
  • [To Dennis Lowery] “I shared your website for I think you are an amazing writer!” Ana C
  • “My appreciation and thanks also go to Adducent (under their Fortis publishing imprint) for giving an unpublished writer a chance and for the editorial and administrative support they provided.” Bud Durand
  • “Intriguing and draws you in. Love it!” Leanne D.
  • “Love it!” Patsy D
  • “It has a Fitzgerald’s story line feel to it… Irony. How wonderful. I love this story.” [Regarding ‘Rising Sun ~ Setting Sun’] Vicky Klopp
  • “Linda and I are thankful to Dennis Lowery and his firm’s superb services that enabled us to reach our publication goal—June 4, 2011, the 53rd anniversary of my graduation from the Naval Academy.” Frank Gamboa, Captain, USN (Retired)
  • “To the team at Adducent who carried out my vision, particular president (and senior editor) Dennis Lowery. His patience, wisdom, insight and experience helped me navigate the many hurdles in publishing a book. His entire team was a pleasure to work with and always available to answer any question or concern which arose along this journey.” Greg Slavonic, Rear Admiral, USN (Ret.), author of Leadership in Action | Principles Forged in the Crucible of Military Service Can Lead Corporate America Back to the Top
  • “Dennis Lowery showed me how to get the project across the goal line. Without him, my book may not have been published.” Kerry C. Kachejian
  • “I could not have written this book without the advice and support of Dennis. I was consistently amazed by his advice, creativity, and ability to describe situations with clarity and simplicity. I have great respect and admiration for him. He is a Superstar!” Dr. Irene Trowell-Harris, Major General, USAF (Retired)
  • “It was great how the reader could go through the whole life of the main character. I didn’t want the book to end…” SG
  • “Mesmerising…” Nina M.
    [on reading an excerpt from "The Forbidden Journal"]
  • “I would like to express my deepest appreciation for the unwavering support of my publisher, and friend, Dennis who created an environment in which I was able to explore without boundaries both the idea and practice of becoming a published author. His steady hand, sense of humor, and perspective on life as a Navy veteran were a match for my style from day one. Thank you, Dennis for your partnership, mentoring, and coaching through one of the most challenging years of my career. You inspired me to live and write with the Navy core values of Honor, Courage, and Commitment.” Dr. Curtis L. Odom, Ed.D.
  • “He tells his story with such compassion that one really feels that he is sitting with you, telling his story.” Vicki Hubbert
  • “This was a really well thought out book, I loved the characters and the plot. I loved the little fantasy elements that opened up amazing avenues in the book, with talking animals, talking books and all sorts of other delights. Highly recommended. Reminded me a little of the Harry Potter books – but without the magic, and maybe also of the Spiderwick Chronicles – but without the freaky creatures.” Buddy
    [Review of Mirabella and the Pearl of Chulothe]
  • “To the team at Adducent who carried out my vision, particular president (and senior editor) Dennis Lowery. His patience, wisdom, insight and experience helped me navigate the many hurdles in publishing a book. His entire team was a pleasure to work with and always available to answer any question or concern which arose along this journey.” Greg Slavonic, Rear Admiral, USN (Retired)
  • “I will share this with many that need that understanding. Well written… this is a life lesson. [Reader of ‘About Being Good to Others…’ at www.DennisLowery.com] Jonnie D.
    on Facebook
  • “Your, ‘What Wasn’t There…’ is absolutely beautiful… quite lovely and honest” JM, Connecticut
  • “Thank you. I truly enjoy your creativity in the written word. And find your writing very inspiring.” Margie Casados
    [commenting at Google+ on posts and articles from Dennis Lowery]
  • “Nicely written, anecdotal, and peppered with humor and photos…” HRC
  • “I very much enjoyed reading you´re little Halloween story” [Excerpt from ‘Waiting on my Witch’] Mike S
  • “After reading through this draft I am truly overwhelmed with gratitude for such a meaningful quality product. I believe this book will be a blessing for many people for years to come.” Ghostwriting Client (name withheld due to confidentiality agreement)
  • “This is a very impressive piece and I’d be very willing to read more when or if there will be more to the story! Good Job!” Liam P.
    [about reading an excerpt from an early part of The Devil’s Writer]
  • “Honestly, your writings are written so well and so personally that I’ve never been drawn in by what someone has had to say so much in my life.” Reader of Dennis Lowery's personal blog
  • “Dennis is highly competent, expert editor and writer, exhibits excellent customer service and interpersonal skills. His creativity is unprecedented and noteworthy.” Dr. Irene Trowell-Harris
    Director, Center for Women Veterans at Office of the Secretary of Veterans Affairs
  • “Fantastic writing. Captivating. A book for all ages, you do not get much of those! Cannot wait for the next one.” Miemie
  • “Let There Be Light | Creating a Life Worth Living is wonderfully written!” Rod Merritt
  • “A great and indeed agonizing story of a young girl who experiences life changing events in a short period of time. Evil meets good face to face. This novel was surprising, captivating and brilliantly written.” Tutu
  • “Excellent short story. Your writing style reminds me of my favorite short story author–O’Henry!” [comment upon reading, “Rising Sun ~ Setting Sun”] Jim Zumwalt
  • “My gratitude also goes to Dennis Lowery at Adducent, Inc. He was an enthusiastic and discerning partner who made our book idea into an actual book.” – J. Phillip “Jack” London, author of Character: The Ultimate Success Factor and Executive Chairman and Chairman of the Board of CACI (NYSE), a $3.8 billion information technology and professional services company that celebrated its 50th year in business in 2012. He served as CACI’s President and Chief Executive Officer for 23 years between 1984 and 2007. J. Phillip "Jack" London
    Executive Chairman and Chairman of the Board of CACI (NYSE)
  • “A really good read with a crisp narrative style…” S. Barton
  • “We just love the book…. you did such a fantastic job! Larry is taking it to his office to show his staff – he is absolutely thrilled.” A. Schlesinger
  • “Very interesting little piece of flash fiction [A tale Lost At Sea…]. I enjoyed this very much. I was very pleased to find no grammar errors in this, and the diction and syntax were fantastic. It’s nice to read a story from the hand of a professional writer!” Heidi L.
  • “I still look forward to reading your writings every day.” All the best, Kelly W
  • “And finally, big thanks to Dennis Lowery, who helped to gel the story, and stitch it all together. Without his guidance, this project would never have been finalized.” Barbara Benke
  • “Thank you, thank you, thank you. The book is absolutely fabulous and we just love your work!!!” Arlene U.
  • “Dennis, the project went exactly as you described it when we first spoke. As I mentioned during our last conversation, your insight, direction, and patience were invaluable to me as I learned about the process and asked a seemingly endless number of questions. I have no doubt that you spent significantly more time guiding me through this process than you had planned, and I am grateful for your kindness and generosity. It is extraordinarily refreshing to work with someone who does what he says he will do, on time, without excuses or drama, and delivers a finished product as promised. I wish more people would conduct business in the manner you do.Many thanks for your help and best regards.” George W. Clarke, President, Clarke Resources
  • “Dennis, well, I’ve perused your sites, and ALL you’ve put out there. I must say NOTHING and no one comes close… not even 10% of what you present. [This next is to his attorney who is reviewing my standard agreement]: I have talked to a number of prospects [writers] and none come close to how I feel about, Dennis.” L .M. [ghostwriting client prospects, name withheld due to confidentiality - commenting via email]
  • “I love what you shared here.Beautiful words and how true.” [Reader of ‘About Being Good to Others…’ at www.DennisLowery.com] Mylah N.
    posted at Goggle+
  • “How moving.. and what pearls of wisdom in this…” [Reader of ‘About Being Good to Others…’ at www.DennisLowery.com] Linda A.
  • “Excellent, as usual, Dennis Lowery!” Pietro Montevecchio
    [commenting at G+ on, Night Descending]
  • “First let me say that I just heard about your stories recently, so I wanted to check them out. This story was utterly captivating. I felt as though your choice of words and the way your character was made throughout this piece was extraordinary. I will read some of your other works, and I love the concept of werewolves themselves, so I enjoyed reading this very much! You’re a very talented writer!” Brianna Wilkie
    [on reading Dennis Lowery's "The First Werewolf"]
  • “The Dripping Sound” is Absolutely Terrific!!! It captured and lured me as Alfred Hitchcock would have. Jaye M.
  • “The author has not only created a wonderful mix of fact and fiction, he has created characters that are very believable. It makes you believe the characters in the story are real. Usually this is the part of stories that are missing. The story line is great but the characters are flat. Not so with this one.”