I'm thinking of offering non-fiction Kindle ghostwriting on my own site and maybe even on the services section on this forum.
I'm an experienced writer...graduated with an English degree, worked as a writing teacher and tutor for several years, have been blogging for a few years, and have self-published my own short e-book.
Currently, I work full time and am looking to make some extra money on the side. Long term, I plan to make money self-publishing more of my own books, but I'm after some faster income. I know offering services is the way to go.
So here are my questions to you all:
- Do you think this service would be in enough demand to get at least some traction (i.e. selling the service for at least a few books)?
- Assuming this would be an in-demand service, what would be a pricing strategy that would make sense? I've seen this kind of service offered at all kinds of rates. What are your thoughts about good rates and a good payment option (such as pay half upfront, or don't pay until you see the 1st chapter, etc.)?
- As a separate option, what do you think about editing services? Would Kindle authors/outsourcers on this forum be interested in an editing service? In some ways, I'd rather provide editing, but getting decent pay for that seems to require a lot of established authority.