We are very happy to provide more detailed writing samples of Simon Petherick’s writing work on request, bearing in mind confidentiality requirements on behalf of clients. Meanwhile, here are some short excerpts demonstrating different styles — click on the links to open up a new page with the sample in question.

Chapter from Like Fire Unbound — 2021 novel published under Simon’s name

Excerpt from recent popular business book delivered for a client on the UK beer industry — click here for sample

Chapter from Saffron – non-fiction title commissioned for an illustrated book

Excerpt from recent ghostwritten memoir of growing up in Beijing in the 1980s — click here for sample

Chapter from Gods and Gangsters, a rock’n’roll memoir for an American client

Excerpt from a recent ghostwritten autobiography of a client who grew up in Jamaica — click here for sample

Chapter from recent military history of Nigeria written for a senior military client

Chapter from a supernatural novel written for a client in 2020

Chapter from The Power of the Mind – non-fiction ghostwriting project for hypnotist Joe Keeton

Chapter from The Last Good Man – 2015 novel published under Simon’s name

Article in Idler magazine in May 2022 on the myth of Shangri-La

Article in Last Post magazine on Ford Madox Ford – Thoughts on The Good Soldier

For further links, please see Simon’s own page here.