Coaching Services & Pricing

Editing

Developmental Editing

$5/page*

A course in writing craft personalized just for you and your needs

  • Full read-through of your manuscript looking for: Narrative Flow, Character Development, Setting, Plot Structure, Point of view, Pacing, Clarity, Dialogue, (This does NOT include grammar, punctuation, or fixing typos, i.e.: proofreading or copy editing)
  • In-line comments and suggestions
  • Full writing craft lessons at half-price (see below)
  • Two to four page letter with my analysis
  • One one-hour phone call

Editing

$2.50/page*

In depth editing to improve the overall craft of your work.

  • Full read-through of your manuscript looking for: Narrative Flow, Character Development, Setting, Plot Structure, Point of view, Pacing, Clarity, Dialogue, (This does NOT include grammar, punctuation, or fixing typos, i.e.: proofreading or copy editing)
  • In-line comments and suggestions

* A page is defined as being double spaced, a standard font such as Times New Roman 12 pt, 1-inch margins all around. Each chapter should begin on a new page.

Coaching

Story Development Package

$600

For writers who want to develop a story idea from the very beginning.

  • One hour phone call to establish the idea and the plan of action
  • Character development: you will come away with character sheets on all of your major characters and a list of minor characters.
  • Plot development: you will come away with a complete outline of your story: I work with Plottr Pro where we can collaborate in real-time!
  • 4 deadlines

Monthly Book Coaching Professional

$300

For writers who want regular help with their work in progress.

  • Read, with in-line comments, up to 15 pages per week
  • An email concerning what I’ve read and how to move forward
  • One 30-minute phone call every other week

Private Writing Craft Tutoring

$50/1-hour lesson

For writers who need to learn the particulars of different aspects of writing craft.  Lessons are taught by email and/or over Zoom and include a thorough discussion of the topic and all necessary worksheets. Topics include

  • Point of View
  • Setting & Description
  • Character Development
  • Goal, Motivation, & Conflict
  • Writing Deep POV
  • Story Structure
  • Self-Editing

Coaching: $75/hour by Zoom or email.

Accountability Package: One email a week, one 1-hour Zoom call every other week. I will work with you to determine a goal and then help you to achieve it with a weekly check-in (or more frequent, depending on need). Starting at $199/month.

Self-Publishing Coaching: I will teach you how to format your book for ebook and print-on-demand and guide you through the uploading and publishing of your novel. I'll also discuss with you all that one needs to be a professional author including creating a website, setting up a newsletter, social media accounts, and get you started on marketing. $300 for everything or $50/hour for specific help with some aspects of publishing--whatever you need. Contact me for help!

Other Services


Help with Imposter Syndrome/ feelings of inadequacy

Help with Writer’s Block

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