Over the years, everything has gone digital and everyone ‘connected’ with unprecedented means. Technology has overshadowed ways of traditional transmissions. In today’s world, broadcasting has become all-time multipurpose. So much so, that even written texts have witnessed ‘newfangled’ transfigurations, especially when it comes to world of entertainment.
Currently, there’s no network medium that doesn’t engages its audience with stipulation of words and phrases. All sorts of writing techniques are used to grab the attention of the audience. And who could do better than the celebrities?! They attract their supporters with their ‘signature’ voice, while personality comes naturally as an afterglow. So now you know! How much celebrities “fame” survival rates rests on the shoulders of writers – ghostwriters.
Ghostwriters are a lifeline of celebrities in these modern times. Together with contemporary fashions, writing styles have also gone with all-the-rage touches. Currently, celebrity ghostwriting service is one of the most avant-garde service offered by online ghostwriter’s company California based writers.
Before diving into the topic to discuss platforms where celebrities spend most of their times. Let’s answer the aforesaid question, “Why celebrities require ghostwriting services?” The instructive reply comes by checking on the life of ‘Kardashians,’ and their lifestyles continuously shown under the camera’s spotlight. They’re well-known lives have always been under the limelight of paparazzi ghostwriters. These dedicated (writer) enthusiasts have published ‘Kardashian-related’ works magazines as well as online.
1. Ghostwriters for Celebrities Social Media accounts
With the advent of social media networking, celebrities have engaged in these social platforms like no other. Taking full-time advantage of their “blue-ticked” verified accounts/pages, they’re making the most of their online presence.
Top-3 major social networking platforms among celebrities are Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook. Ghostwriters offer extensive services on these platforms accordingly. Cleverly written killer two-liners for the microblogging platform (Twitter), image captions for Instagram, and zealous posting on Facebook. A few prominent personalities on Twitter are Barack Obama, Cristiano Ronaldo, Justin Bieber, Rihanna, Katy Perry, and Lady Gaga, to name a few.
Ultimately, famous have joined forces on YouTube as well. Most of them use USA based ghostwriting services to overcome standstills in making high-quality content for YouTube. Here’s a list of famous stars with most YouTube subscribers:
- Will Smith – 9.33 M.
- Dwayne Johnson – 5.62 M.
- Ryan Reynolds – 2.67 M.
- Ashley Tisdale – 1.85 M.
- Zac Efron – 1.43 M.
- Jeanette McCurdy – 517 K.
2. Celebrities hire Ghostwriters for writing their award-winning Speeches
No wonder celebrities hire ghostwriters when it comes to deliver an outstanding speech on stage. Almost every single one of us have listened to inspiring spur-of-the-moments during film academy awards. When actors and actresses receive heartwarming ‘woohs’ and clattering claps from the audience. Hence, there are high chances ghostwriters are involved in putting those gimmicky time-honored catchwords in place – for triumphing podiums.
Even if it wasn’t the case in the past, but these days ghostwriters are available in close proximity to celebs and other bigwigs. There’s not a single chance they’ll miss to collect a hefty check. Statements made on stage might be a ghostwriter’s “magnum opus” speech stunt at the vocals of a famous personality. Here are a few all-time best Oscar Speeches ever recorded:
- Sally Field – Place in the Heart, 1985.
- Cuba Gooding Jr – Jerry Maguire, 1997.
- Robin Williams – Good Will Hunting, 1998.
- Roberto Benigni – Life is Beautiful, 1999.
- Julia Roberts – Erin Brockovich, 2000.
- Melissa Leo – The Fighter, 2011.
- Cate Blanchett – Blue Jasmine, 2014.
- Matthew McConaughey – Dallas Buyers Club, 2014.
3. Celebrity Hire Biography Ghostwriters
Among ghostwriters, the richest writers are probably biography writers. Such writers spend of their times reading about past and present eminent figures who brought revolutionary changes to the world. Writing memoirs help ghostwriters collect royalties from publishers who under agreement pledge to give a certain amount on every book (biography) sale.
On average, royalties calculated are directly proportional to total book sales, sold in a specific time period. Royalties are somewhere between 5% to 20%. Standard royalties for physical book are 15% while an eBook generates a substantial 25% for accumulated sales.
A few famous books written or co-authored by ghostwriters include Alexandre Dumas in The Three Musketeers, and The Count of Monte Cristo, Children’s book Goosebumps authored by R. L. Stine, Ronald Reagan’s ‘An American Life’ autobiography, Tom Clancy, and Ian Fleming’s James Bond franchise.
Even business books written by ghostwriters are prominent among readers. A few noteworthy mentions include Stephen Covey’s “The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People” co-written with Ken Shelton, Lee Iaccoca and William Novak co-authored Iaccoca, and Jack: Straight from the Gut by Jack Welch and John Byrne.
4. Ghostwriters write Movie Scripts of Celebrities
Another wild guess is that celebrities have their hired ghostwriters that determine scripts for their upcoming movies. Not for a novice entry afresh to the Hollywood motion-pictures realm of course, but those who’ve spent decades in the world’s biggest entertainment industry. Similarly, there are spokesperson for well-known actors and actresses, and who knows they’re not ghostwriters in disguise.
5. Famous People who hired Ghostwriting Services
This distinguishable enlists superstars and political big shots. This list includes former president John F. Kennedy, renowned illusionist Harry Houdini, English singer/songwriter Elton John, USA’s most celebrated former president Barack Obama, American novelist V. C. Andrews, and Hilary Duff, among others.
6. How much celebrity writers earn?
Ghostwriters earn dollars in huge caches when it comes to write for celebrities. They earn around $20,000 to $50,000 USD per project (events) to cover for their client(s) aka celebrities. An exclusive Celebrity Ghostwriting agency makes more money in comparison to other USA based ghostwriter agencies. As a beginner, a writer earns about $5000 to $7000 for writing a biography for celebs in a span of six months or so.
Subsequently, celebrity-based writers online services have grown exponentially, and we’re seeing a drastic shift of conventional ghostwriting agencies. They’re hiring specialist writers fond of linguistic taste for writing entertainment related stuff, and fetch celebrity lives in text form like no other.