Posted on December 16, 2022 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

A fair number of bookworms will bemoan the increase in celebrity books, whether tell-all memoir or children's story.

And at least one of the ghostwriters making these books possible isn't about to disagree with their objections.

One such author shared their story in a first-person — anonymous — essay for the Guardian.

They're full of honesty: these celebrity book deals are bad for non-famous authors of children's books ... unless those authors are willing to become ghostwriters.

There's no shortage of stress, but it brings in money for the ghostwriter — and also, sometimes, a moment of pride in how they're able to help a celebrity achieve a dream in writing a book for kids.

Read the confessions of a celebrity children's book ghostwriter in the Guardian.

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