Gotham Ghostwriters | U.S. Only | 7 months ago
UnknownIntermediate (2-5 years)Long-termUnder 30 hrs/wk
Gotham Ghostwriters is looking for a writer to work on a memoir with an athletic trainer who overcame a troubled upbringing and now works with NBA stars and other celebrities
CLIENT: The client is one of the most sought-after trainers for NBA players and other star athletes and celebrities.
SUBJECT: The client overcame a traumatic childhood to become a star college basketball player and eventually a skills coach and trainer in the NBA. He then went on to open a gym that is one of the go-to destinations for NBA players and other stars looking to improve their game, attracted sponsorships from major brands, and appeared in a popular video game franchise. He now wants to tell his story and pass on the many lessons he's learned in his extraordinary life.
SCOPE: The writer will first write a proposal to be sold to a trade publisher. If the project is successful through the proposal phase, the writer will be commissioned to write the full book.
BUDGET: Mid-market rate
WRITER PROFILE: The ideal candidate will have: 1) experience writing memoir/biography, particularly for athletes or celebrities 2) experience writing about sports, especially basketball 3) a high comfort level dealing with sensitive authors 4) experience writing proposals that have sold to trade publishers 5) availability to start immediately.
If you fit this profile and would like to be considered for the project, please send a summary of your relevant credentials, your current resume, and a few select samples of your work to firstname.lastname@example.org by Friday, April 3rd.