Book Coaching Packages

Build-A-Book Monthly Coaching:

One Session Per Month

$300

Are you ready to go all in on your book (and your dream of being an author)? If so, it’s time for monthly book coaching! This package is designed for people who are 100% committed to creating a rock-solid manuscript, but they comfortable going at a slower pace because they have busy lives and careers outside of writing. 

Monthly Coaching Goals:

A book coach is a project manager and a writing mentor. We will work through all aspects of your novel (from outline to pitch) ensuring you have an agent-ready manuscript. 

How the Process Works: 
  • Submit up to 20 pages ONCE a month
  • Schedule ONE 1 hour Zoom meeting each month 
  • I will provide both written and verbal feedback 

Blueprint Package $1,200

*Are you are looking to get the fundamentals of your novel in place before writing 300-500 pages that fall flat? Or are you looking to substantially revise a novel that isn’t quit working?

If so, the Book Blueprint Package is just the thing for you! 

Book Blueprint Goals:

  1. Determine the point and purpose of your book.
  2. Ensure that your plot is believable and logical. 
  3. Uncover your protagonist’s story-specific backstory, their wants/needs/misbelief, and what stands in their way. 
  4. Develop your protagonist’s character arc.
  5. Conduct intensive world building that will sustain your plot and characters.
  6. Imbed a solid cause-and-effect trajectory that gives your book narrative drive.
  7. Create a flexible blueprint for your novel that will grow with your book and guide your writing to the very last page! 
How the Process Works: 
  • This process takes about 1-2 months.
  • This package includes videos and workbooks.
  • You will turn in work to me four times, and I will review that work.
  • I will write a detailed editorial letter after first review your work.
  • We will schedule four 1hr Zoom meetings where we go over your work.  

Build-A-Book Monthly Coaching $300 per Month

Are you ready to go all in on your book (and your dream of being an author)? If so, it’s time for monthly book coaching! This package is designed for people who are 100% committed to creating a rock-solid manuscript, but they comfortable going at a slower pace because they have busy lives and careers outside of writing. 

Monthly Coaching Goals:

A book coach is a project manager, so I will help you develop deadlines to ensure your book is completed realistic timeframe! I will also help you with the following: 

  1. Create a rock-solid blueprint for your book (a flexible outline).
  2. Ensure the story fundamentals hold together throughout the book. (Fundamentals include story logic, believability, narrative drive, character arc, etc.)
  3. Develop and maintain POV that serves the story.
  4. Ensure dialogue is used effectively and serves the story.
  5. Ensure showing not telling.
  6. Ensure the story is on the page and accessible to the reader. 
  7. Manage the passage of time throughout the narrative.
  8. Prevent info dumps.
How the Process Works: 
  • You will submit up to 20 pages ONCE a month, and I will review that work and provide in-line comments. The pages you turn in are usually a mix of revised pages and new work. 
  • We will schedule ONE 1 hour Zoom meeting each month where we go over your work and can talk about any questions you or difficulties you are having.  

Build-A-Book Monthly Coaching Accelerated $600 per Month

*Accelerated book coaching produces the exact same outcome as regular monthly book coaching, but it does so at a much more rapid pace! This program is designed for writers who have plenty of time and space to write OR for writers who need more accountability!

  

Monthly Coaching Goals:

*A book coach is a project manager, so I will help you develop deadlines to ensure your book is completed realistic timeframe! I will also help you with the following: 

  1. Create a rock-solid blueprint for your book (a flexible outline).
  2. Ensure the story fundamentals hold together throughout the book. (Fundamentals include story logic, believability, narrative drive, character arc, etc.)
  3. Develop and maintain POV that serves the story.
  4. Ensure dialogue is used effectively and serves the story.
  5. Ensure showing not telling.
  6. Ensure the story is on the page and accessible to the reader. 
  7. Manage the passage of time throughout the narrative.
  8. Prevent info dumps.
How the ACCELERATED Process Works: 
  • You will submit up to 20 pages TWICE a month (40 pages total), and I will review that work and provide in-line comments. The pages you turn in are usually a mix of revised pages and new work. 
  • We will schedule TWO 1 hour Zoom meeting each month (2 hours total) where we go over your work and can talk about any questions you or difficulties you are having. 

Manuscript Deep-Dive | Full Story Audit $1,200

*If you’ve already completed your novel, and you think it’s rock solid, but you’d like a professional to do a deep-level story audit, this is the package for you!

I will read through your novel and evaluate it like an agent or publisher would. This can reveal some harsh realities, so only choose this option if you are absolutely certain your have written the best novel you are capable of writing. 

I will be reading to ensure the following: 

  1. Story fundamentals hold together throughout the book. (Fundamentals include story logic, believability, narrative drive, character arc, etc.)
  2. There is a clear cause-and-effect trajectory through the narrative.
  3. It is clear what the protagonist wants and what is standing in their way. 
  4. POV is clear and serves the story.
  5. Dialogue is used effectively and serves the story.
  6. The writer is showing not telling.
  7. The story is fully on the page and accessible to the reader. 
  8. The writer has effectively managed the passage of time throughout the narrative.
  9. The story is free of info dumps.
*A word of caution: most stories have fundamental problems that need to be addressed. This does not mean you are a bad writer. And if I find that the story is not holding together in the first two chapters, I will offer you the option of converting to a Book Blueprint Package so you can iron out the wrinkles and get your book on track!

Pitch-apalooza | Pitch Coaching $1,200

When you’ve finally finished your masterpiece, it’s time to pitch it to agents! I can help you every step of the way!

Pitch Goals: 

  1. Craft an agent-worthy query letter that best highlights the strengths and uniqueness of your book. 
  2. Create an engaging synopsis of your book that will catch agents’ attention.
  3. Develop a list of agents that “match” your project. 
How the Pitching Process Works: 
  • This process can last for several months, and there is a lot of back-and-forth between us during this time.
  • I provide you with guidance and resources concerning how to write a query letter.
  • You write a query letter, and I help you revise it into the best version of itself.
  • I provide you with guidance and resources concerning how to write a book synopsis.
  • You write the book synopsis, and I help you revise it into the best version of itself.
  • I develop a list of 30-50 agents that best match the work you’ve created.
  • Together, we rank the agents and during which agents we will pitch during which phase of the process.