Ghosting lessons

by | Jun 17, 2023

As a ghost, I’ve learnt that when you’re writing books with other people you don’t need to have a fixed process – because creative projects are unpredictable beasts. 

Minds change. Ideas develop in ways you couldn’t have imagined before you started interviewing/researching/writing, and books take on a life of their own. And that’s a really good thing. 

These days, I embrace the unknown. The pieces of a project don’t have to fall into place in the same order every time. And interviews don’t have to be planned in detail; it’s human-to-human conversations that tease out the most surprising ideas.

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