I can customize all packages to help you start, continue, or finish writing your book
Just like they say on the phone: Some of our options have changed. If you’ve been here before, you might need to look again.
In addition to my regular coaching, I’ve just started coaching writers in the coaching track forShe Writes Press andSparkPress. I’ve tried to align my fees with theirs. I’m still committed to keeping fees the same for the writers I’m already working with or have spoken to. I’m also happy to discuss tailoring a service to your individual needs.
First - we'll talk. You'll tell me where you are in writing your book. What you're hoping/planning to do. What you'd like a little help with. And maybe even what's the best option for you. So please, take a look below and then - let's talk.
Packages and Pricing*
Special Limited Free Evaluation **** If you've just finished the National Novel Writing Month and now you've got about 40,000 words down for you novel but you're not sure what to do next - for the first two weeks of December I will read and evaluate the first 25 pages. Contemporary, adult fiction. No serial killers or gratuitous violence. . I promise to give you an honest opinion and if I don't think I can be helpful, I'll let you know. You can read more about this offer here.
Individually Tailored Package This is for anyone who wants special attention at any point in their writing process, whether they're writing fiction or nonfiction. I'd like to say what it includes and what it costs, but it's meant to be specifically tailored to what will be most useful to each individual writer. It could mean taking you through a first draft, or working with you through a revision. Talking about the best path to publication. Or how to navigate self-publishing. It could mean more phone calls or emails each month. Together we'll determine a schedule and a fair price.
Beginning a Novel or Memoir You’ve always wanted to a write a book, but you have no idea how to do it or where to start. In addition to reading and commenting on your pages, this includes lessons in craft, exercises if you want them, and more conversations either by phone or email. Package #1 5 submissions of 20-25 pages - $2000.00
Package #2 10 Submissions of 20-25 pages - $4000.00 Payments can be made in two installments
Package #3 $750.00 a month for up to 50 pages;
All Packages include - Initial call and 1 additional call each month; inline comments, brief editorial email, and other emails or calls as needed. All submissions should be 12-point Times New Roman, double-spaced
Beginning or Revising a Memoir or Novel with Jennie Nash's Blueprint and Outline Process Jennie Nash, founder of Author Accelerator, has created a way for authors to definite the foundational elements of their story before they start to write. If you have an idea, maybe pages of notes, but you're not sure about structure or where to start and where to end - this process can be very effective for helping you understand the book you want to write. $1000.00 - there is no time limit. We'll work on this until you're satisfied.
Writing a Novel or Memoir You have some experience writing; you’ve begun work on your book or else you know where you want to begin – you want someone to be there with you as you write this draft. To comment, encourage, keep you on track. $750.00 a month for up to 50 pages
If you prefer to buy a package of 5 or 10 submission, please see pricing above
Writing a Nonfiction Book Whether you’re a beginner or an experienced writer, in addition to reading and commenting on your pages, this includes help with structure and developing a theme. $750.00 a month depending on the topic and the length of the book If you prefer to buy a package of 5 or 10 submission, please see pricing above
Revising - fiction or nonfiction I'd love to give you a quote but so much depends on the type of book, the length, and how you'd like to work on the revisions. Starting at $500.00 and up for returning writers Starting at $750.00 for new writers
She Writes Press and SparkPress Coaching Track Please contact me for specific packages and prices tied into your work with either press.
The monthly packages work best if you commit to a 3-month minimum. There is no contract – your payment will serve as our contract. Payment is due at the beginning of the month through PayPal, Venmo or Zelle. I would ask that you give me two weeks’ notice if you’re going to stop. No refunds if you stop later than the end of the first week. If you need to take a month off, you won't be billed.
Full Manuscript Evaluation This one, especially, will be tailored to your specific needs In general, it will include: an editorial letter and recommendations for next steps.
Since this is different for authors in the She Writes Press or Spark Press coaching track, please contact me so I can give you more specific information. $1500.00 - $2500.00** No fee is set in stone. I'm always happy to discuss what might be best.
Final Read-Through If you’ve completed a draft during our work together, I will do a final read-through checking for pacing, tone, and consistency. As well as simple mistakes. Starting at $550.00 and up - depending on length
Proofreading I've been proofreading professionally for years - my clients include corporations and universities as well as authors of both fiction and nonfiction. I do not trust myself to do copyediting since I'm comma challenged but I'm pretty confident when it some to straight proofreading. I offer this as a stand-alone service even if we haven't worked together on your manuscript. Starting at $3.00 a page
Navigating Self-Publishing I’ve had a small press – Bacon Press Books– for 7 years. I know what it takes to produce and publish a book. I’m happy to walk you through the process including: purchasing your own ISBNs; filing for copyright; filing for a Library of Congress number; uploading your manuscript. Along with advice on cover design, interior design, social media, and where you need to create author pages. ` Starting at $300.00
*If you don’t see what you’re looking for, let me know and we can tailor a program for your specific needs.