"Writer's Resource is awesome! I have literally been in tears over how wonderful this ghostwritten project is. Love the book. Laine really nailed the message I want to convey. This could be bigger than I thought!" 
​--Business Thought Leader​

juvenile ghostwriting

Shopped to Hollywood, contracts with top publishers and top agents, thousands of indie copies sold

Professional writing services by a proven book author and ghostwriter. These rates cover most needs; books that require additional research might be higher.

Picture Books average 850 to 1,000 words. The target age group is 4 to 8.  Full ghostwriter fee for fiction is $2/word, minimum $800 per story. The fee for nonfiction is $3/word, minimum $1,500.

Easy Readers average 1,500 to 2,000 words. Target age group is 4 to 8. Fiction: $2/word, minimum $2,000. Nonfiction: $3/word, minimum $3,000.

Early Chapter Books run 7,500 words in length, around 30 pages. Target age group is 6 to 10 years old.  Full ghostwriter fee for fiction is $2/word with a minimum of $10,000. The fee for nonfiction is $3/word, minimum $15,000 per story.

Standard Middle Grade Chapter Books average 20,000 to 35,000 words (80 to 140 pages). Target age group is 9 to 12.
Full ghostwriter fee starts at $2/word for fiction, $3/word for nonfiction.

Upper Middle Grade Books/Preteen/Tween range from 40,000 to 50,000 words (160 to 200 pages). Target age group is 10 to 12 or slightly older. $2/word for fiction, $3/word for nonfiction.

"I'm only a few pages into the book and I am in awe! Tears are running down my face. Laine captured the story in a way that honors the truth and fictionalizes it in a way I can only dream of one day being able to do." 
​--Mainstream Novel

"I absolutely love the book Writer's Resource  ghostwrote! The young-reader version presents the concepts in a way that is so much more empowering than anything we've had before.
The way Laine introduced the key components and wove them into the story is both educational and inspiring.  I haven't felt this good about what we're doing for a while!" 
​--Middle Grade Self-help

​​​Writer's Resource: Book proposals, Ghostwriter

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Endorsed by directors and actors, sponsored by Fortune 500 companies, shopped to Hollywood, top contracts 

Ghostwriting is all-inclusive. First, we work together to develop the idea for the book. An outline is written. Then your project is created. The first draft is revised, line edited and copy edited before the final version is delivered. This professional writing service delivers quality fiction and nonfiction manuscripts for adult and YA books.

Ghostwriter fees average $2/word to $5/word depending on complexity.
Articles, short stories and essays can also be ghostwritten. Minimum fee is $1,200.

Partial manuscriptscan be completed by ghostwriting combined with rewriting and/or book editing. 

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"The two versions Writer's Resource ghostwrote for this series are fantastic. I signed with an agent within 48 hours of sending out the query. The agent shopped both the easy reader and middle grade versions to top academic publishers, and I now have a contract for both series." 
​--Juvenile Nonfiction

outlinE: Jumpstart your book

When authors are capable of writing quickly but don't have the time to create an outline, this professional writing service is the solution. The seed concept is developed utilizing your ideas, goals and message. 
Fiction is described scene by scene, and includes notations on plot points, narrative arcs, plot turns, character development, setting, and the emotional resonance of each scene.
Nonfiction is developed chapter by chapter with detailed descriptions of each subsection.
Outlines for a manuscript of standard length (50,000 to 65,000 words) generally run 30 to 50 single-spaced pages. Fees vary depending on the length of the final manuscript, category, and other elements. Generally the range is between $5,450 and $12,450.
Outlines for shorter books are available.  

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