Ghostwriting interview with Michael Portillo

I was interviewed on GB News by Michael Portillo on Sunday 20th November 2022 about the craft and business of ghostwriting:

You can also view the video here on YouTube: https://youtu.be/a9xZ81IZWgs

To find out more, do please contact me: https://simonpetherick.com/contact-simon-petherick/

Almost all of my ghostwriting work is, inevitably, confidential and therefore I don’t publicise the published books I have written. However, over the last 24 months, I have written the memoir of a leading UK Muslim entrepreneur and philanthropist which hit the bestseller lists; the strategic statement of one of the most senior members of the Nigerian military on the government’s battle against Boko Haram; a ghost novel set in a British village, which is due to be published in 2023; and the business memoir of a highly successful UK entrepreneur working in the beer sector.

I work closely and intensely with my clients, usually over a period of around six months. We meet face-to-face where we can, or on Zoom if the distance demands. I record all our conversations and make sure my clients have access to those recordings. I truly enjoy the process of getting to know my clients and helping them to uncover and reveal their stories; in many instances, we remain friends after the work is complete. I have, I hope, an empathetic approach and remain always entirely discrete and confidential. 

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