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About paragraph spacing in novels, narrative non-fiction, and most self-help books

Clients often ask me if they should indicate paragraphs with an extra line inserted between paragraphs. (Like this.) It’s the format used in emails, many blogs including this one, and technical books. Here’s my answer.┬áRegarding paragraph spacing in a work … Continue reading

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Capitalization of Job Titles in “The New Yorker” – Comment by Thomas Hauck, Ghostwriter and Book Editor

Twenty years ago my parents gave me a gift subscription to The New Yorker magazine, and they’ve been renewing it every year. I look forward to receiving each issue, and there’s always something interesting and eye-opening to find in it. … Continue reading

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“Rain Power” by Steven Zuckerman, edited by Thomas Hauck

“Rain Power” by Steven Zuckerman is an innovative and pragmatic six-step plan that teaches young lawyers, accountants, investment bankers, consultants, and other service providers how to reach their professional and personal goals by becoming rainmakers. What ‘s a rainmaker? Someone … Continue reading

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“Success Strategies for Immigrant Entrepreneurs,” book edited by Thomas Hauck

Congratulations to my valued client Ahmad Farhat on the publication of his important new book, Success Strategies for Immigrant Entrepreneurs. Millions of immigrants come to America seeking new lives, and many have dreams of being an entrepreneur and owning their … Continue reading

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Are You Writing a Memoir or a Self-Help Book? Advice From Thomas Hauck, Book Editor and Ghostwriter

Advice from Professional Ghostwriter and Book Editor Thomas Hauck As a professional editor and ghostwriter, it’s often part of my job to help my client focus on the core purpose of his or her book. I ask my client straight … Continue reading

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“Accountability Leadership” by Di Worrall, edited by Thomas Hauck

Congratulations to my valued client Di Worrall, whose new Kindle release “Accountability Leadership: How Great Leaders Build a High Performance Culture of Accountability and Responsibility” soared to number one in Kindle Business Books in the US, Canada, and Germany. It’s … Continue reading

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“Phone Busking” by Mark Alan Hill, edited by Thomas Hauck

Congratulations to my valued client Mark Alan Hill on the publication of his new book “Phone Busking: How the Sound of Your Voice Determines Your Success While Telephone Cold Calling.” The title pretty well sums it up, and reveals something … Continue reading

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“Korea Experience” by Jeff Miller, edited by Thomas Hauck

Congratulations to my valued client Jeff Miller, whose new book Korea Experience: The Guide to Finding the Best Jobs Teaching English Abroad in South Korea is now available on Amazon.com. If you’ve ever wanted to teach English in Korea (South … Continue reading

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Be an Active and Engaged Book Ghostwriting Client! – Advice from Ghostwriter Thomas Hauck

Recently, a gentleman contacted me about his novel. He wanted to know about the differences between editing and ghostwriting, and how much it might cost to finish his 80,000-word novel. He had hired a ghostwriter to write the book for … Continue reading

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The Power of Punctuation – Advice from Ghostwriter and Book Editor Thomas Hauck

If you don’t think that correct punctuation can make a huge difference in the meaning of what you write, consider this unpunctuated sentence: A woman without her man is nothing. OK? Here’s another version with the same words and different … Continue reading

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