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Collaborators

Lucinda Literary represents professional writers who collaborate with authors in various capacities at any stage of their career. Whether you need a ghostwriter, editor, or coach, our collaborators tailor their approach to your specific book writing needs.

If you are interested in working with one of our collaborators and would like to learn more, please email [email protected] with the name of the collaborator in your subject line. Please note that book pitches will not be received at this email address. Visit our Submissions page if you are looking to query our agency.

Amanda Ibey

AMANDA IBEY is an experienced nonfiction ghostwriter and collaborator who has worked with multiple New York Times and Wall Street Journal bestselling authors, as well as dozens of thought-leaders, entrepreneurs, business executives, global consultants, health and wellness experts, life coaches, therapists, and influencers.

Working with her clients at all stages of development—from concept and idea formation to ghostwriting from the blank page to book doctoring—Amanda has a clear mission: to help her clients share their genius with the world, and in the end, leave their readers feeling enlightened, empowered, and inspired.

Amanda’s collaborators include New York Times bestselling author, Keith Ferrazzi (Leading Without Authority, Currency); Wall Street Journal bestselling author, Todd Herman (The Alter Ego Effect, Harper Business); New York Times bestselling author, Pedram Shojai and Nick Polizzi (Exhausted; Trauma; and Conscious Parenting, Hay House); global business leader, Shawn Vij (Moral Fiber, foreword by the Dalai Lama, Wiley); and human-energy expert, Ari Whitten (Eat For Energy, Hay House). Amanda has also ghostwritten articles for Harvard Business Review, Inc., Bloomberg Business Week, CEO World Magazine, and strategy + business

Amanda writes on wide-ranging topics including leadership and development; entrepreneurship; personal growth and self-help; spirituality; religion; and health and wellness. 

Conor Kelley

CONOR KELLEY is a seasoned ghostwriter, author, and contributing writer. He has ghostwritten 20+ books across a variety of genres, including memoir, business, sports, young adult, and adult fiction. His client list includes a true crime author, a formerly incarcerated Hollywood actor, Superior Court judges, Fortune 500 CEOs, Hall of Fame athletes, a physician, a travel writer, and more. Conor was an acquiring editor at The Quarto Group and an editor at two literary magazines. He holds an MFA in Creative Writing from New York University where he studied under bestselling authors like Joyce Carol Oates and Zadie Smith. His own bylined work can be found in The Stranger, Bellevue Literary Review, Hippocampus Magazine, Tri-City Herald, Telegraph Herald, and others. Conor has taught writing at the University of Washington. He is based in Seattle.

Daniel Weizmann

DANIEL WEIZMANN‘s writing has appeared in the LA Times, Billboard, and UK Guardian, as well as several books including Too Cool, Hardcore California, Turn Up the Radio!, and Drinking with Bukowski. He’s the as-told-to for DeeDee Ramone’s autobiography, the editor of Timothy Leary’s last collection, and the author of several volumes of Price Stern Sloan’s Mad Libs. Most recently, Weizmann co-authored Game Changer, by Michael Solomon and Rishon Blumberg (Harper Leadership, 2020). He is also the editor of Running Remote by Liam Martin and Rob Rawson (Harper Leadership, 2022). Daniel’s debut mystery novel, The Last Songbird, published May 2023 by Melville House.

Liz Morrow

LIZ MORROW is a ghostwriter and book proposal expert specializing in personal development, memoir, lifestyle, and business. Her proposals have sold for six figures to Big 5 publishers and her manuscripts have been published by the likes of Hay House, HarperOne, HarperCollins Leadership, HarperHorizon, and Baker Books.

Some of her notable collaborations include Jeff Goins, Pat Flynn, Stu McLaren, Whitney English, Grant Baldwin, Steve Chou, Ray Edwards, David Molnar, Mike Foster, and Sarah Williams. Liz helps subject matter experts and people with compelling stories identify their goals, clarify their message, and write books that connect with wide audiences.

Nicola Wheir

NICOLA WHEIR is a #1 New York Times Bestselling Author with over 6 million copies of her own books in print and over 20 years experience in the publishing and entertainment industries. She has the insider experience, marketing savvy, agent and editor relationships to help you turn your Big Idea into a Big Book. Recent successes have included Bright Line Eating and its 3 follow-ups, as well as the novel The Lobotomist’s Wife and the February, 2023 Jeopardy answer: Make Space for Happiness.

Nora Zelevansky

NORA ZELEVANSKY is a ghostwriter, collaborator, coach, and sought-after book doctor for authors at publishing houses including Hachette Books, Penguin Random House, Sounds True and more. Her journalism and essays have appeared in publications including The New York TimesELLETown & Country, the Los Angeles TimesThe Wall Street JournalSalon and Vanity Fair, among others. She is the co-author of the critically acclaimed nonfiction book Roll Red Roll: Rape, Power, and Football in the American Heartland (7/22; Hachette), and the author of three novels including, most recently, Competitive Grieving (5/21; Blackstone).

Recent notable projects include:

  • Roll Red Roll: Rape, Power and Football in the American Heartland (Nancy Schwartzman, Hachette Books, 7/22)
  • The Soul Solution: A Guide for Brilliant, Overwhelmed Women to Quiet the Noise, Find Their Superpower, and (Finally) Feel Satisfied (Vanessa Loder, Sounds True Publishing, 10/22)
  • Raising Hell, Living Well: Freedom from Influence in a World Where Everyone Wants Something from You (Jess Davis, Ballantine, 9/23)
  • Unearthed: A Lost Actress, a Forbidden Book, and a Search for Life in the Shadow of the Holocaust (Meryl Frank, Hachette Books, 4/23)
  • The Happy High Achiever (Dr. Mary Anderson, Grand Central Publishing, 2024)

Nora’s expertise and interests include: Ghostwriting, book editing, book collaborating, book doctoring, book coaching, proposal writing, proposal consulting. Specialties include memoir, memoir/self-help hybrids, self-help, narrative fiction, creative nonfiction, historical fiction, historical nonfiction, humor. Expert topics include female empowerment, violence against women, social justice, fashion, beauty, wellness, health, design, travel, film, celebrity, psychology, family history, mystery, business/tech, cultural trends and the Jewish/Holocaust experience.

Paul Fair

PAUL FAIR is a ghostwriter, co-author, and editor who’s worked on over 40 titles with Big Five publishing houses and independent presses such as Scribe Media and ForbesBooks. Titles range from Better Great Than Never by Olympic-gold medalist Lindsay Dare Shoop to the Wall Street Journal bestseller Buy Back Your Time by serial entrepreneur and SaaS Academy founder Dan Martell. Working primarily in prescriptive non-fiction, Paul’s worked with economists and financial experts, co-founders, serial entrepreneurs, billionaires, doctors, and even a White House staffer and a spy. He specializes in finding the intersection of creative storytelling and analytical framework so that authors can share their expertise with their audiences. 


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