Contact me to schedule a short consultation call.
SERVICES & FEES
LITERARY COACHING SERVICES: Content and structure [critique
and evaluation] editing for a manuscript or short story [draft
MANUSCRIPT DRAFTS: Where’s the story? Is what you intended on
the page? Are your characters compelling? Do you have a beginning,
middle and end?
Readers Report - Evaluation only: up to 80,000 words [320
pages]: $750** Contact me about the cost of longer manuscripts.
I will provide an overall written critique on content and structure.
Readers Report Structural/Content Evaluation:
Entire manuscript [book or short story] = $7.50 pp**. I will provide
an evaluation of the over-all content and structure of your work.
Includes one 30 minute phone call at the end. Send paper version
with pre-paid return envelope.
Example: 250 pages X $7.50pp = $2062.50
(275 pagesX250 words = 68,750 words)
Coaching and Mentoring Sessions: up to 12 pages/week + one
phone call/week. $300 per month**.
Example: submit pages by Monday afternoon and set up a standing
review appointment on phone.
Coaching/Mentoring “Getting Started” Package: 1st 3 months –
up to 5 pages + one phone call per week = $175 month. Submit pages
by Monday afternoon and set up a standing review appointment on the
CONSULTING GENERAL: Do you have general questions about story
ideas, writing support, synopsis, query letters, staying focused,
publishing or marketing? Please ask away. Up to one hour for $60.
Three hours or more at reduced rates.
SERVICE CHARGE: Admin fee: 3.5% (US authors),
4.5% (International authors)
CONSULTATION: Schedule a free 15 minute phone consultation: email
for appointment. Include information about yourself, your manuscript
and goals: genre, word and page length, title.
BEFORE WE BEGIN: Mail completed manuscript formatted for submission.
Include a self-addressed return post office envelope with postage
attached. – see below for format
Manuscript Format: One page = approximately 250 words. Font:
use Times New Roman or Arial. Spacing: double spaced. Margins: one
inch margins all around. Header right justified: insert author first
initials and last name slash title slash page number in italics
[start on first page of beginning of writing]. Example: SAEdwards/WhatWeSetInMotion/pg
**Prices subject to change.
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