What you charge as a ghostwriter depends on how much money you need in order to make a living (or for some of you, your desired part-time income) and what the market will bear.
I always urge U.S. ghostwriters to charge at least $25 per page. The going rate will differ from country to country, and even client to client.
There are many factors to consider when deciding what to charge and whether or not to take a project when the client can’t afford to pay much. This article by ghostwriter Kim Pearson covers many of those considerations:
(Many thanks to writer Maryann Miller for posting this at Google+)
Once you come up with terms you and your client can live with, put them in writing — either a contract or an agreement:
With these details taken care of, you’re free to tap into your talent and creativity to develop a winning manuscript your client will be happy with — and you will be proud of.
Wishing you productive writing days,
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