Have you ever considered ghostwriting for someone? It is a way to earn an income as a writer. Cec Murphy recently ran a series on doing projects as a ghostwriter. I’d recommend reading the entire series.
As a ghostwriter, we not only don’t get publicity, but many have no editorial rights. That depends on the contract.
During my early years, I wrote manuscripts and after the celebrity okayed everything, I mailed them to the publisher. No one consulted me about any editing. I wasn’t always pleased when I saw some of the changes, but there was nothing I could do. Click here to read the rest of this interesting article.