Who's Ghosting Whom?
President Ulysses S. Grant called on his good friend Samuel Clemens to infuse his autobiography with wit and wisdom.
KATHERINE ANNE PORTER
The Pulitzer Prize winner and national treasure ghosted a number of children's books and memoirs including Mai Tiam Franking's 1921 bestseller My Chinese Marriage.
As a young literary savant, Colette wrote several novels published under the name of her asshole husband who had literally locked her in a room with a typewriter.
WOLFGANG AMADEUS MOTZART
Back in the day, it was de rigueur for noble folk to publish a young composer's work as their own IP.
OUR NAME IS LEGION
Ghostwriters have contributed to the body literati under legendary names including William Shakespeare and Alexandre Dumas and modern blockbusters including Ian Fleming, Tom Clancy, James Patterson, Michael Crichton, and other famous authors, movie stars, politicians, athletes, and CEOs.