Editorial Services

Where are you on your writers journey?

Do you need help developing a story idea? Or are you ready for an in-depth analysis of your manuscript?

I offer weekly coaching and manuscript analysis that will help you craft your story into a page-turner and make you a better writer.

Free Consultation – Yep. Free.

Take the first step.

To book a service, or just find out more about the Story Grid method, schedule a free 30-minute consultation now.

Let’s talk about your story and how I can help you achieve your writing goals.

Weekly Coaching – $650/month (4 calls)

Developmental editing – weekly coaching – will help you get from the idea stage to the first draft of your book. This is for you if:

  • You’ve got a cool idea for a story, but you don’t know how to start.
  • You’ve written some awesome heart-wrenching scenes, but aren’t sure where they fit in the overall plot.
  • You’ve got a basic outline but you’re not sure what to work on first.

Here’s what you get:

  • Weekly one-hour phone consultations;
  • Specific, objective feedback and ongoing analysis of your written work
  • A recording of the calls for your ongoing reference in a shared Dropbox folder;
  • Specific assignments designed to step up your writing, based on your story and writing level;
  • Accountability to stay on track or a kick in the ass if you need it.

Manuscript Analysis  – $1250*

This is the Story Grid Diagnostic, developed by Shawn Coyne to pinpoint the strengths and weaknesses of a novel. It’s an in-depth analysis of your finished manuscript up to 80k words. If you’ve got a finished draft, this is for you.

I’ll analyze the structure of your novel and identify what’s working and what’s not. I’ll give you content-specific suggestions on what to do to improve your manuscript and provide resources that will help you amplify and improve your existing plot.

Here’s what you get:

  • A review of the Story Grid Six Core Questions that will provide an overview of your entire manuscript
  • An in-depth Story Grid spreadsheet analysis of your first five scenes
  • A one-hour phone call consultation that will be recorded and provided for your future reference
  • A next steps letter with specific recommendations for working on your next draft
  • Resources and recommended masterworks specific to your manuscript that will deepen your understanding of your story’s genre
  • A copy of The Story Grid by Shawn Coyne

*For manuscripts of 80,000-100,000 words: $1500
*For manuscripts of 100,000-120,000 words: $1750

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