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Beyond Grammarly – How a Pro Editor Will Elevate Your Book Above the Ordinary

In the past few years, various software applications have emerged that automatically correct basic issues of spelling, punctuation, and grammar. The most popular is Grammarly, an online grammar checking, spell checking, and plagiarism detection platform developed by Grammarly, Inc. First … Continue reading

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Citations in Non-Fiction Self-Help Books – Advice from Ghostwriter Thomas Hauck

As a ghostwriter who has authored dozens of self-help books for both self-published authors and major New York publishing houses, one of the biggest questions that I and my clients must consider is how to credit quotes and research by … Continue reading

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Should Your Editor Take One of Those Online Grammar Tests?

On the job site Upwork, I recently saw a job posting by a gentleman from France. As part of the qualifications to bid on his book project – which he did not describe in any detail – he wanted all bidders to take the Upwork “English sentence structure” … Continue reading

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“Mastering the Habits of Continuous Improvement” by Al Diaz

Congratulations to my valued client Al Diaz on the publication of his new book “Mastering the Habits of Continuous Improvement.” Rooted firmly in the industrial principles of Deming, Shewhart, Juran, McGregor, Ohno, Shingo, Pareto, Ishikawa, Rother, Sutherland, and Schwaber, this … Continue reading

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“The Profit Formula” by Anthony Woods – Edited by Thomas Hauck

Congratulations to my valued client Anthony Woods on the publication of his powerful and insightful book, “The Profit Formula: How to Multiply Your Profits and Transform any Business.” Published by Keystone Business School, this easy-to-read guide shows you how to … Continue reading

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“How Do I Tax Thee?” by Kristin Tate

Wait… Why is a Massachusetts liberal extolling the virtues of a book written by conservative columnist and Fox News commentator Kristin Tate, whose previous book, Government Gone Wild, (Hachette Books) was praised by Stephen Bannon? Because How Do I Tax Thee? (St. … Continue reading

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“Trump U” by Stephen Gilpin – A Powerful Insider Account

Are you interested in what Donald Trump did before he became president of the United States? Trump insider Stephen Gilpin has just published “Trump U: The Inside Story of Trump University,” published by OR Books, an independent publishing company that embraces … Continue reading

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“Total Value Optimization” by Steven Bowen, edited by Thomas Hauck

Congratulations to Steven Bowen on the publication of his powerful and groundbreaking new book “Total Value Optimization: Transforming Your Global Supply Chain Into a Competitive Weapon,” now hitting the lists on Amazon.com. A leading supply chain and business consultant, Steve … Continue reading

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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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