Interactive: March 7–11  •  Film: March 7–15  •  Music: March 11–16

Ghostwriters Meet Up

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Ghostwriters get a first-hand look into the minds of many of today’s great thinkers, innovators, and storytellers. We write bestsellers, yet never see our names on the bestseller list. We spend our days verbally poking and prodding authors in an attempt to get them to tell us everything they know, and some things they didn’t know they knew. Our role can change daily, from translator to investigator, megaphone to sounding board, comrade-in-arms to confidant. We know we’ve done a good job when no one knows we’re there.

Want to talk about it? Ghostwriters, come out from the shadows to mix and mingle, share stories, and bond over drinks (beverages provided; adult beverages provided for those 21 and up). Just this once, let’s see and be seen!

Presenters

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Stephanie Land

Book Editor/Ghostwriter

Stephanie Land Editorial

Prior to going freelance, Stephanie was an editor for the two largest publishing houses in the country. At Random House she worked with an array of nonfiction, self-help, and business authors, such as Jon Krakauer, Naomi Wolf, Spencer Johnson, Herb Boyd, J. Edward Russo and Paul Schoemaker, and Gary Klein. Later, she helped launch Penguin’s business imprint, Portfolio, editing bestselling authors such as marketing guru Seth Godin, personal finance expert Jean Chatzky, and New York Times journalist David Cay Johnston. Since going freelance, she has edited or ghostwritten books about everything from whale songs to restaurateuring to marriage therapy. She ghostwrote all three of Gary Vaynerchuk’s bestsellers–Crush It!, The Thank You Economy, and Jab, Jab, Jab, Right Hook. She also served as editorial consultant to Shark Tank star Lori Greiner for her book, Invent It, Sell It, Bank It!

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