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Be Careful with Acronyms – Advice from Thomas Hauck, Ghostwriter

Acronyms are ubiquitous in both business writing and novels. But you have to be careful and consistent in how you construct them! Here’s an actual excerpt from an article in The New York Times published on September 1, 2017. The … Continue reading

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Word Count and Page Count – Advice from Thomas Hauck, Ghostwriter and Book Editor

I often receive inquiries from potential clients asking me to write a nonfiction self-help book for them, and they want to know how much time it will take to complete. My response is always that before we can determine how … Continue reading

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More About Capitalizing Job Titles from Thomas Hauck, Ghostwriter and Book Editor

I’ve written often about the capitalization of job titles. This is because writers seem to have a wide range of opinions about the subject, and approach the question on an ad hoc basis, without having a clear concept to guide … Continue reading

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Giving Writers Straight Talk: Sometimes They Want the Sugarcoated Version

My valued clients hire me because of my expertise as a ghostwriter and book editor. They value my opinion and experience, and depend on me to tell them the truth, at least as I see it. But some writers don’t want to … Continue reading

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“Blockchain: Trust Companies,” by Richie Etwaru, edited by Thomas Hauck

Congratulations to my valued client Richie Etwaru on the publication of his groundbreaking new book, Blockchain: Trust Companies: Every Company Is at Risk of Being Disrupted by a Trusted Version of Itself. Everyone has heard about bitcoin – the new … Continue reading

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“Bully & Co.” – Sri Lanka workplace bullying book edited by Thomas Hauck

Congratulations to my valued client Fiona Nanayakkara on the publication of her groundbreaking book “Bully & Co.,” now on Amazon. It’s groundbreaking because Fiona lives in Sri Lanka, and for a woman to write about workplace harassment in Sri Lanka … Continue reading

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“The Bee Book: A Tale of Leadership and Change,” edited by Thomas Hauck

People often think that business management books have to be boring and full of MBA jargon that often bears little resemblance to reality. In fact, the most effective business books are often fables. One of the biggest selling business books … Continue reading

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“Capital Planning and Stress Testing Under CCAR” by Lourenco Miranda, edited by Thomas Hauck

Congratulations to my valued client Lourenco Miranda on the publication of “Capital Planning and Stress Testing Under CCAR,” which I had the honor to edit as an early draft. The Comprehensive Capital Analysis and Review (CCAR) is an annual exercise by … Continue reading

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“Fleet” by Sean Lockhart, edited by Thomas Hauck

Congratulations to my valued client Sean Lockhart on the publication of his new book, “Fleet.” Aimed at Canadian readers, this handy guide explains the nuts and bolts of buying and maintaining a fleet of vehicles for your company. Sean’s the … Continue reading

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“Stragile” by Shawn Jean, edited by Thomas Hauck

Congratulations to Shawn Jean on the publication of “Stragile,” his bold new guide to business survival. The word “stragile” simply means a strategy that is agile. To be stragile means to be aware, responsive, and willing to do what’s necessary … Continue reading

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