Book Coaching

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Personalized, private coaching for writers. Includes monthly:

  • One, 1-hour coaching session by professional editor (telephone or online). May be turned into mini, weekly accountability sessions if you prefer.

  • Three writer’s submissions of about 4,000 words each (About 12,000 words a month).

  • Coach uses remaining monthly hours to review and return submissions in MS Word files using Track Changes.

Price: $375 per month on an initial three-month commitment which goes month-to-month thereafter.

Extra submissions or coaching time available for additional fees.


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Manuscript Editing

Level 1

  • Corrects grammar and punctuation errors. Includes email notes containing thoughts on sentence structure. Price: 3.5¢ a word

Level 2

  • Everything from level 1 plus corrects sentence structure within manuscript. Includes email notes on ideas or storylines that may need clarification or further development. Price: 4.5¢ a word

Level 3

  • Meets Chicago Style Manual standards of style, usage, and grammar. Includes rewrites and suggestions for improvement to story arc to increase readability for intended audience and to increase marketability of book. Price: 6.5¢ a word


“Search & Rescue” Package

We’ll help you edit when you need it most!

We’ll help you edit when you need it most!

This no commitment, pay-as-you-go editing service is for help when you’re just in a pinch!

  • $250 – Includes 1.5 hours of rapid-response telephone and email editing. This package is prepaid and time is billed in 15-minute increments, including time to read and review your writing sample.

We recommend you:

  1. Select the appropriate size writing sample for the time you can afford.

  2. Prepare one or two specific questions for the editor.

  3. If speaking by phone, provide times and days you are most available to talk.

Once you’ve paid for the package, you can call (almost) anytime for a rescue! Feel free to send 1-2 paragraphs to your editor for a quick fix anytime. Use your package for more than one project if you don’t spend all your time on the first one.