David Brewster

David Brewster – Ghostwriter

Ghostwriter of business books, company history, executive memoir and personal memoir.


I'm an experienced, professional writer/ghostwriter of non-fiction: business books, company history, executive memoir and personal memoir. I've been writing professionally for 15 years, following a 20-year career in industry as a manager and consultant. I've co-authored four trade-published books and around 25 self-published books for clients. I've also self-published two books of my own. I pride myself on making complex topics and stories into accessible, readable tales. I also assist many of my clients with management of the self-publishing process.

Please be aware that my fees reflect the fact that I am an experienced and professional writer who produces high quality, publishable work. In addition, you should understand that writing a book requires a substantial amount of work and you will not get a quality job by opting for the cheapest option. My fees are determined on a project-by-project basis, but as a ballpark indication, manuscript rewrites of approx 30 to 40,000 words start at around $9000 and full book ghostwriting of the same length starts at about $30,000.

Biographies & Memoirs Business & Management History
English (AUS) English (UK) English (US)

Work experience


Jun, 2008 — Present

I have been writing business books and blogs for over a decade, expanding into company history, executive memoir and personal memoir. To date, I have written, co-written or ghostwritten twenty books.


May, 2001 — Dec, 2008 (over 7 years)


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