I offer the following Book Coaching Services, Manuscript and Story Evaluation Services, and Editing Services to help authors reach their writing and publishing goals. I also offer College Essay Services, including essay coaching and editing, and Website Development Services for creatives.

Please contact me with questions or to get started.

BOOK COACHING SERVICES:

Book Coaching Package #1: Planning Your Book

This coaching package involves us working together one-on-one to create and review a book plan you will turn in to me over the course of four deadlines. The plan will be completed in a form I will provide to you. I will provide inline comments regarding the strengths and weaknesses of your story plan after each deadline. We will have an intake call before you begin the process and four half-hour coaching calls throughout the process.

Pricing: $1,250

Book Coaching Package #2: Writing Your Book

This all-inclusive coaching package will lead to the writing of a full novel of up to 300 pages. The package consists of an intake call, completion of the Planning Your Book process outlined in Package #1 (but with a single deadline and preliminary coaching call), and twelve coaching deadlines. You will turn in 25 pages per deadline, I will provide inline comments regarding the strengths and weaknesses of your pages, and we will have twelve half-hour coaching calls, one after each deadline, to discuss your pages and my comments. Additional deadlines of up to 25 pages each with a half-hour coaching call per deadline are available at $500 per deadline.

Pricing: $6,000

* Additional deadlines of up to 25 pages each with a half-hour coaching call per deadline are available at $500 per deadline.

Book Coaching Package #3: Rewriting Your Book

This coaching package will consist of a full rewrite/revision of your novel of up to 300 pages. The package consists of a Manuscript Evaluation (see below) followed by six coaching deadlines. For each coaching deadline you will turn in 50 pages per deadline, I will provide inline comments regarding the strengths and weaknesses of your pages, and we will have six half-hour coaching calls, one after each deadline to discuss your pages and my comments. 

Pricing: $4,800

* Additional deadlines of up to 25 pages each with a half-hour coaching call per deadline are available at $400 per deadline.

Book Coaching Package #4: Querying Agents

This coaching package will result in a query or pitch plan with a polished query letter, a polished synopsis, and a minimum of ten researched agents suitable for you and your manuscript, as well as six months of query support.

Pricing: $2,250

Please contact me with questions or to get started.

MANUSCRIPT & STORY EVALUATION SERVICES:

Manuscript Evaluation

This evaluation consists of a one-pass reading of your manuscript and a minimum two-page editorial letter identifying the strengths and weaknesses of your manuscript with respect to elements such as structure, plot, character development, and point of view.

Pricing: $600

Story Evaluation

This evaluation consists of you creating a guided plan for your book and me reviewing your book plan. I will provide inline comments regarding the strengths and weaknesses of your story plan, and we will have one half-hour coaching call to discuss your story plan and my comments.

Pricing: $300

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EDITING SERVICES:

Most manuscripts will benefit from undergoing all three levels of editing, in the following order:

Developmental Editing

Developmental editing is also known as substantive or structural editing. This is more in-depth than a manuscript evaluation. It consists of two passes over your manuscript, inline edits and notes, and a minimum two-page editorial letter touching on issues such as structure, plot, character development, and point of view.

Pricing starts at $.03 per word

Line Editing

Line editing addresses the manuscript at the paragraph and/or sentence level and is undertaken with the understanding that all or most structural issues have been resolved. A line edit consists of two passes over your manuscript and inline edits and notes regarding issues such as paragraph structure, sentence structure, writing tics, and dialogue. Line editing may include minor developmental suggestions and/or copyediting, at the discretion of the editor, but this is not the focus of a line edit.

Pricing starts at $.04 per word

Copyediting

Copyediting, also known as mechanical editing, is undertaken at the sentence and/or word level and addresses issues of grammar, punctuation, and spelling. This is generally the last stage of editing to give a manuscript a professional polish. A copyedit consists of two passes over your finished and polished manuscript.

Pricing starts at $.02 per word

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COLLEGE ESSAY SERVICES:

I offer coaching and editing services for essays and statements associated with college and scholarship applications, including the following:

  • College admissions essays
  • Scholarship application essays
  • Personal statements
  • Statements of purpose, intent, or need

We will work together to get your essay(s) in the best shape possible to improve your chances of college acceptance and scholarship awards.

The basic package includes the following:

  • A half-hour getting-to-know-you call to discuss your unique goals and challenges;
  • An initial read-through of one draft essay of up to 1,000 words (essays are generally 500-650 words, but some colleges may ask for more);
  • A developmental pass over your draft essay for structure, substance, and content;
  • A second half-hour coaching call to discuss revisions to your essay;
  • A line edit pass over your revised essay; and
  • A copyediting pass over your final draft essay. 

Pricing: $250

* Additional essays may be added to your package for a reduced fee per essay.
* Expedited turnaround is available for an additional fee.

Please contact me with questions or to get started.

WEBSITE DEVELOPMENT SERVICES: 

I offer WordPress website development services for creatives, including writers and other artists who need a place to showcase their work.

A basic website will include the following:

  • A home page
  • A portfolio section to showcase your work
  • An about page (your bio)
  • A contact page
  • Links to your social media accounts

You will provide your own domain name and hosting, however I am happy to set that up for you as part of the package. You will provide photographs and content.

Pricing starts at $500

Additional services, elements, and pages can be added for an additional fee, including:

  • Blog integration
  • Social media integration
  • Additional pages
  • Help with procuring images
  • Help with procuring or writing content
  • Tutoring available to help you maintain your new website

Please contact me with questions or to get started.