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23 Ghostwriters in India

Ghostwriters are the secret keepers of their clients. Sworn to secrecy and leading a life of anonymity, they allow their words to do the talking. In all possibilities, we might not even know the real person behind some of our favourite books.

It is not only celebrities who hire them. Today everyone ranging from entrepreneurs, doctors, and politicians to large MNCs and governments are hiring ghostwriters to write for them.

Who are Ghostwriters?

Ghostwriters are hired to write literary or journalistic works, speeches, or other texts that are officially credited to another person as the author. ” (Source: Wikipedia)

In simpler terms, ghostwriters are people who will write on behalf of another person.

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Their writing varies from an article, a web copy, a newsletter, or a blogpost to a full-fledged book.

In addition to this,  the ghostwriting services are not limited to English.  One can now hire ghostwriters in Bengali, Hindi, Tamil, and a multitude of other Indian languages.

Usually, ghostwriters are not credited with the work they do. Though sometimes, they are lucky to find themselves in the acknowledgments section of a book.

With no work to show as theirs, they usually rely on a lot of client referrals and testimonials. They have no claim over the royalties or the awards earned by the client for the work. One can only hope that with the changing tide, the ghostwriters also get their due credit in the industry soon.

List of Ghostwriters in India

  1. Ghost Writing – BOUND (boundindia.com)

  2. Ghostwriting: Ghost Writing Services in India, Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, Kolkata

  3. Ghostwriter, Ghostwriting in Delhi, India, Mumbai, Bangalore, Kolkata (suneet. in)

  4. Top 10 Ghostwriting Freelancers in India | Best Ghostwriting Freelancers in India | Truelancer

  5. Premium Ghostwriting Service – Hire Ghost Writing Service for your Book | Cheap Ghost Writer (24by7publishing.com)

  6. Ghost Writing Company in India | Best Ghostwriters in India (inkerspress.com)

  7. Ghost Writing Services | Ghostwriters in India For Hire (orange-publishers.com)

  8. Ghostwriters in India | hire a ghostwriter | professional ghostwriter (power-publishers.com)

  9. Ghostwriting services | Ghostwriting services Delhi | Ghostwriting services India (thewebgross.com)

  10. Best eBook Writing Service India | Top ebook Writing Company (nichewritersindia.com)

  11. Ghost Writing Services | Ghostwriting Services in India – Ebuzz Solution

  12. Ghost Writing Services Agency in Delhi NCR – India | Scribblers India

  13. Montavaya Consultants | Content Creation. Editing. Publishing – Content Writing Services

  14. Rohan -ghostwriting | Hire Freelancer from India (toogit.com)

  15. Keemiya Creatives

  16. Geeta Sahai – geetasahai@gmail.com

  17. Angshuman Bonnerjee – bonnerjee57@gmail.com

    Angshuman Bonnerjee is a journalist of over 41 years’ standing and has worked in several leading newspaper and magazine groups in the country as Senior Editor and News Editor. He worked with The Statesman, Calcutta, for 12½ years and with Hindustan Times, Calcutta, for 13 years. He is currently working in the capacity of a Senior Consultant with Free Press Journal, Indore. He is also Senior Visiting Faculty, Indian Institute of Mass Communications (IIMC), Dhenkanal, Odisha (Under the central government).

    Angshuman, author of Looking for Reni (Amazon Publishers, 2020) has been a ghostwriter for many years and has ghostwritten several books/novels/biographies brought out by acclaimed publishers.

    Angshuman grew up in Kolkata, India’s eastern capital city, earlier known as Calcutta, once the Indian capital city of the erstwhile British Empire. He studied in several premier Christian missionary schools in the state of West Bengal. He had an early fascination for the English language.

    It grew into a raging passion throughout his years at Jadavpur University, West Bengal, from where he graduated in Economics, later, while working for the city’s leading English newspaper, The Statesman (founded 1875), he published a series of short stories and features while working on the Newsdesk.

    Angshuman is also a singer-songwriter and has been a versatile guitar player since his college days, having won many inter-college and inter-university competitions. He covered many car races and rallies during his days in The Statesman and is an avid cook.

  18. Writers Guild of Hyderabad

  19. About Ghostwriter in India

  20. Professional Ghostwriting Services India | Ghost Writers | Write Right (write-right.in)

  21. Screenplay writer | Ghost writers in India | Biography writers (pinakighosh.com)

  22. Ghost Writing and Consultation, Ghost Writer, Ghost Writing, ghost writers in Delhi, India (contentholic.in)

  23. Ghost Writing Services | Hire Professional Ghost Writers in India (bhaviksarkhedi.com)

In addition, you may be able to find ghostwriters on platforms like Upwork and Fiverr.

If you are a ghostwriter in India and would like to be featured in this list, please reach out to us through the comments below this post.

How to Hire a Ghostwriter?

  • Create notes on the topic of your choice to define it at length.
  • List down your expectations from a ghostwriter.
  • Share your topic with ghostwriters and ask for samples.
  • Check credibility, and ask for references and/or testimonials from previous clients.
  • Analyze the timelines and deliverables vis-à-vis your expectations as listed in point no. 2
  • Always insist on an agreement
  • Seal the deal.

To conclude

Hiring ghostwriters is not illegal or unethical. It is a way of outsourcing your work to someone who is proficient at it like any other services like website management, designing, marketing, etc.

You can read more about ghostwriting and how it works in our blog post where we decode the 10 Secrets of Ghostwriting in India.

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