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Coaching Services 

The Road Map 

For fiction: Write your opening scene and get feedback on the theme, audience, genre specifics, etc. Involves 4 submissions by you and four rounds of feedback over 3 months. The feedback consists of an editorial letter and 30-minute coaching call after each submission. Investment: $2,000

 

For self-help and most other nonfiction: Work with me to draft your table of contents and define the reader’s arc of change and more, based on your 5 submissions over 3 months. The feedback consists of an editorial letter and 30-minute coaching call after each submission. Investment: $2,000

 

For memoir: Write your opening scene and get feedback on the theme, audience, your arc of change and more. Feedback includes in-text comments and 45-minute coaching calls on 5 submissions over 3 months. Investment: $2,500

 

Revision Coaching -- We will work together to deconstruct your non-fiction manuscript or novel, with an emphasis on factors such as pacing, whether tangible and emotional elements further the narrative drive, and whether the reader receives the needed reward at book’s end. Also available for memoir and book proposal development. With Revision Coaching, you’ll get:

  • An initial 45-min. call

  • In-line comments on your manuscript

  • A 3-or-more-page editorial letter about what’s working, where you could focus more energy, and why.

  • Deconstruction of your work over 5 deadlines, where you respond to requests for developing the work further by submitting on a regular, predetermined schedule (two deadlines per month, or one every three weeks, are options).

  • One 45-min. coaching call per deadline to discuss coaching feedback and plan next steps (all call recordings are available for review).

  Investment: $2,500. See the Genre list for which ones I specialize in.

Story Development Coaching -- This coaching is for writers who have the foundational elements to their story mapped out already, potentially from completing The Road Map or Revision Coaching. This package provides ongoing guidance on getting your story on the page, as you learn to work through your writing challenges. You receive ongoing coaching while drafting and revising, with extensive feedback at each step. It is ideal for writers who want accountability, support, and feedback on a regular basis. With Story Development, you’ll get:

  • An initial 45-min. call to lay out a plan for your project and our work together

  • 6 deadlines where you submit up to 20 pages of work per deadline on a regular, predetermined schedule (up to two deadlines per month)

  • With every submission, an editorial letter with feedback, plus in-line comments on your pages

  • Curated reading recommendations on craft based on your individual journey

  • One 45-min. coaching call per deadline to discuss coaching feedback and plan next steps (all call recordings are available for review)

  Investment: $1,650 ($550/month for minimum of 3 months)  with a 10 percent discount applying to the first 3 months for Clients who sign up for the Story Developmental Coaching package within two weeks of starting The Road Map or Revision Coaching. Coaching package can be extended for additional packages of 3 months each. Note that a solid rough draft typically takes six to nine months to develop. See the Genre list for which ones I specialize in. 

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