Many people wonder why ghostwrite when you can instead write your own material.
To me, the two are not exclusive. You can do both.
Writing your own material gets your name out. Writing for someone else lets you focus on writing without having to deal with promoting.
In her guest post for Excuse Editor, author and ghostwriter Kelly James-Enger explains what sold her on ghostwriting even though initially, she had no interest in the field:
And remember, any writing that you do helps you improve your skills, so keep writing!
Best, Graciela Sholander