If you insist on documenting every research study or (someone else’s) idea, or filling in history in your memoir, or giving credit to every psychologist who has ever studied human behavior, and if you insist on inserting footnotes with superscripts in your narrative and thereby creating bottom-of-page footnotes in teeny…

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You’re ready to write your book, but you need to pull in some expertise — or even a ghostwriter. Collaborating on the writing of a book can take many forms. I’ll discuss the most common:

Coauthorship

When two or more people collaborate to write a book, they are each considered…

Sometimes just being there is enough

When you’re looking for answers at the end of life. (Image from Unsplash.)

I had been dozing in a chair next to the couch where my sister was dying, at home, surrounded by her dogs. Five tiny Chihuahuas were curled up with her, around her legs and on her shoulder. She hadn’t spoken for several hours now. It was day four.

She was…

Sandra Wendel

A picky nonfiction editor who helps authors write, polish, and publish their books. Author: Cover to Cover: What First-Time Authors Need to Know about Editing.

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