I ghostwrite books, articles and public relations materials that help companies and individuals get their messages out, enhance their credibility and boost sales, positioning clients as experts in their fields.
I have 33 years of journalism, ghostwriting and copywriting experience for top companies and clients in the U.S. and overseas. Areas of expertise include business writing, history and personal improvement.
Bylined articles have appeared in The New York Times, Crain's New York Business, MIT Sloan Management Review, The Journal of Commerce, Travel Agent magazine, Sylvia Porter's Personal Finance, The New York State Bar News, and various trade publications.
"Pete's copywriting seamlessly blends creative skill with a powerful marketing punch. I can't recommend his services highly enough!"
-- Bob Serling, President, ProductLab
Washington, DC-area writer specializing in ghostwriting, sales copywriting and public relations writing.
Former employers include: The New York Times; Travel Agent Magazine; Sylvia Porter's Personal Finance Magazine; Ogilvy & Mather Direct; and Michael Klepper Associates.
Specialties include: ghostwritten articles, books, ebooks and white papers, as well as press materials and web content.
I offer high-quality, high-speed turnaround at a moderate price, striving not just to meet your expectations, but to exceed them.
Current clients include: CreditDonkey.com; the Institute of Management Development; The Oechsli Institute, Securitas USA; The New York State Bar Association.
"Pete is a professional of the highest caliber... His journalism skills, combined with his literary talents, have made my books and articles fresher and more persuasive."
-- Matt Oechsli, President, The Oechsli Institute
"Pete takes the time to understand your business, and always delivers more than you expect!"
-- Kim Guymon, Founder, Scrapbiz.com
Ghostwritten books include:
"I Quit But Forgot to Tell You." Largo, FL: The Kabachnick Group, Inc., 2006.
"Rising Star: The Making of a Rainmaker." Dallas: Life Career Publishing, 2007.
"The Affluent Handbook." Overland Park, KS: Wealth Management Press, 2008.
"Loyal Hearts: Civil War Canines and the Men They Served." Lynchburg, VA: Shroeder Publishing, 2009.
"The Team Covenant." Houston: Team Excellence, 2011.
"Founding Leadership." Dallas: Brent Taylor, 2013.
"The Art of Selling to the Affluent (Second Edition)." New York: Wiley, 2014.
New York University
B.A. in Journalism
1979 - 1983
Freelance Writer & Editor
1993 - Present
Michael Klepper Associates
1989 - 1991
Travel Agent Magazine / Fairchild Publications
1987 - 1988
The New York Times
1982 - 1986
Number of Employees
Unless otherwise agreed, the fee quoted for each project includes two sets of revisions, a "revision" consisting of all necessary corrections, as well as minor changes to the style, tone and content. Following delivery of the initial draft, requests to add substantial amounts of new content, or to change the literary format and structure, may incur additional fees.
International Business Development Inc., Partner
Have edited/rewritten a book, and ghostwritten numerous articles for this client.
The Authors Guild, Inc., Editor
Edit articles for the Guild's quarterly newsletter.