Ghostwriting

Ghostwriting has many forms, but it seems to be a thankless job no matter the medium. Alex Sujong Laughlin recounts her journey as a ghostwriter over the past decade, and how she and her colleagues were belittled. She wasn’t considered a real writer — despite writing thousands of words daily — and so her opinions were often ignored; in one instance, she had to go through three editors to remove a racial slur in the headline of an article, because her perspective didn’t matter to the first two. Read full article here

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