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We help people find the right words
Founded in 2011, Pithy Wordsmithery provides strategic ghostwriting, editing, marketing, and consulting for authors and businesses.

We work with clients to ensure the message they are conveying through their website, branding, marketing materials, presentations, and social media is the best possible message for their unique business. Our goal is to provide a full service, stress-free solution that saves our clients time.

Meet Our Founder

Amelia Forczak is a New York Times bestselling ghostwriter and the Founder of Pithy Wordsmithery, a Chicago-based firm that specializes in helping people write, publish, and market their books. She and her team members work with executives and entrepreneurs across a range of industries to help them build and monetize their thought leadership and grow their businesses.

Amelia is the ghostwriter of 15 nonfiction books, including nine bestsellers. She has served as a content strategist or editor for many other successful books and bestsellers. Her work has been featured in Forbes, Harvard Business Review, and numerous industry publications.

The National Association of Women Business Owners Chicago honored Amelia with the Young Entrepreneur of the Year award in 2022.

Amelia holds a B.A. in Journalism from Michigan State University, and she is a Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Business alumna. In her free time, she enjoys traveling, working out, and spending time with her daughter.

Meet our team of experts

We’ve been in business since 2011. Many of our team members have been with us since the beginning and are experts in their fields. We all share a passion for writing, books, and helping people tell their story. All of us believe in finding joy in the work.

What People Are Saying

“It’s impossible for any company to have a monopoly on talent. But it IS possible to have the best culture. Sheridan shares insights and best practices for creating an engaging culture where associates can grow and thrive.”

Frits van Paasschen | President and CEO, Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc.

“Amelia Forczak has a brilliant way of helping you keep your original intention for your book front and center, while giving you the feedback you need to take your book from “meh” to outstanding.”

Nikki Groom | Business & Brand Strategist, Author of A Power of Your Own

“I truly enjoyed having Amelia as a partner, and I don’t say that about everyone! She completely exceeded my expectations and I am thrilled with how my book came out. Even more important, I was delighted by the process of creating it.”

– Ana Dutra | President and CEO of the Executives’ Club of Chicago

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