Moby, Elton John and The Ghost Writer

Posted by on Jun 2, 2019 in Blog, Writing style |

Is it ever worth reading the Afterword, the bit at the end of a book that explains how it came into being? Below is an excerpt taken from Porcelain, the coming-of-age memoir written by musician and DJ, Moby: “When I first talked to a literary agent about writing a memoir I mentioned that it would be really fun to hire a writer. My literary agent said: ‘You’re descended from Herman Melville. You need to at least try to write the book on your...

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Be a nice guy this bonfire night

Posted by on Nov 4, 2010 in Articles, Communication, Editing, Marketing, Print, Proofreading, Website |

Welcome to the Words Are Everywhere newsletter. *************** Quiet Halloween as Words Are Everywhere prepares for busy Bonfire Night Ah, the crackle of sparklers in the cold night breeze…don’t you just love fireworks? But not the kind generated by missed deadlines for important clients. Firefighting? If you need spare capacity give me a call. I’m guaranteed not to behave in any way that will cause harm or distress – to you, your...

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