Club Dinner & Talk from Andrew Crofts -
Andrew Crofts is a ghostwriter and author, who has published more than a hundred books, both fiction and non-fiction, a dozen of which were Sunday Times number one bestsellers. He has also guided a number of international clients successfully through the minefield of independent publishing. Between 2010 and 2020 he has written with authors in the USA, Europe, the Far East, the Middle East, India and Africa.
Andrews name first became known among publishers for the stories he brought them by the otherwise disenfranchised. Travelling all over the world, he worked with victims of enforced marriages in North Africa and the Middle East, sex workers in the Far East, orphans in war-torn areas like Croatia and dictatorships like Romania, victims of crimes and abused children everywhere.
The enormous success of these books brought many very different people to his door; first came the celebrities from the worlds of film, music, television and sport, and then the real elite in the form of world leaders in business and politics.
Andrew has also published his own fiction, most recently What Lies Around Us and Secrets of the Italian Gardener, which both draw on his experiences ghostwriting for the powerful and wealthy.
His books on writing include Ghostwriting, (A&C Black) and The Freelance Writers Handbook, (Piatkus), which has been reprinted eight times over twenty years and Confessions of a Ghostwriter (Friday Project).
Throughout his bestseller, The Ghost, Robert Harris quotes Andrews book, Ghostwriting. Harriss book went on to become a major movie by the same name, directed by Roman Polanski and starring Ewan McGregor as the eponymous ghost.
Andrew was on the Management Committee of the Society of Authors in London from 2012 to 2015. He lectures on the subject of making a living from writing and frequently guests at writing workshops, literary festivals and in the media. He blogs regularly on matters pertaining to publishing, self-publishing and writing.
Andrew Crofts is a hugely successful author a literary gun for hire Nick Higham Meet the Author BBC News.
"One of the most successful if not the most successful ghostwriter in the world. Claudia Winkleman, The Arts Show BBC Radio 2.
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