The process of hiring a ghostwriter should not seem like a daunting task. However, it is important to have an idea of what your project will entail. Once you have created a plan than finding someone to write the book will be much easier. Beware, the experience can create somewhat of an intimate relationship. Therefore, hiring a writer with skills to complete the book, plus establish a compatible connection is highly important. In most cases, every writer will vary, and a set process that works for them.
At that point, the project specifications will depend on the books genre, topic and end result. Any non-fiction books the author should provide the writer with any necessary information to write the book, along with guidelines on the necessary research for the project. It is best to create a detailed outline and index of chapter titles broken down into individual sections and topics.