The award-winning Ghostwriting Professional Designation Program is designed specifically for you, 100% Online!

Perfect for:
  • Aspiring ghostwriters who want to apply for Ghostwriting Professional Designation Program
  • Working ghostwriters who want to up their game and increase their income
  • Authors, writers and freelancers who want to make more money using book-industry-insider secrets

What is Ghostwriting Professional Designation Program?

Award Winning
2018 Outstanding Non-Credit Program Award University Professional Continuing Education Association (UPCEA) West Region
How to do it all
Learn to understand the job, do the job, command respect (and $$) for your expertise, and find/attract lucrative referrals.
Only 13 months
Small online classes, multiple instructors, personalized feedback, individual help whenever you need it.

How does the GPDP work?

What you'll learn
Theory. Skill sets. Unique tools. Mindset transitions. Ghostwriting psychology. Business aspects.
Video quizzes. Weekly assignments. Two (nonfiction and fiction) full-term projects. Series of mindset transitions.
How you'll learn
Online, asynchronous, progressive video series.
Live sessions
Weekly 90-minute Q&A/demonstrations that you participate in from home.

Who has it worked for?

I truly have learned a lot from your Introduction. As you know, these teachings are absolutely crucial to someone involved in any aspect of book publishing. On a personal note, thank you for validating me as a human being every step of the way. Your demeanor, the sailor-esque portions of your vocabulary, and some of your stated opinions about life in general, are relatable and hilarious. Thank you for the opportunity to take your introductory class!
Bessie S., Intro Student
Thank God for this course! The final business lectures were a great reminder that I’ve come a long way and I can hold my head up high when I talk to prospects because I know I have the skills. I CAN deliver a great service that people should pay for.
Marcus A., Certified Ghostwriter


Stand-Alone Unit 1: Introduction to Ghostwriting
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A 6-week prerequisite for the full GPDP course.

This online program is perfect for:

Freelancers: make more money in your independent career with insider secrets of the book industry.

Ghostwriter Certification Candidates (required): successfully complete this class before applying for Ghostwriting Professional Designation Program.

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Full Aug-July GPDP, Units 2-6
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Registration opens July 31, 2020

Full online course starts August 19th, 2020

World-renowned professional Ghostwriting program taught entirely online

Prerequisite: Introduction to Ghostwriting. These units take you through the entire process from top to bottom. They’ll provide the foundation you need to command $35,000+ fees.

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