Together we’ll go on a storyshaping journey. We’ll explore, have fun, dig deep for the heart of your story. Sometimes it will be inspirational, sometimes it may be challenging,
but together we will
craft the best book inside of you!
HERE ARE 10 WAYS I CAN HELP YOU!
1. First-Look Editorial Review
Includes a professional reading of your picture book manuscript or dummy, young reader or young or middle-grade fiction manuscript, and a letter with broad-stroke comments outlining the work’s strengths and suggested areas for revision
Picture books (up to 1000 words): £75
Batch of picture books: £150 for four picture books;
£225 for six picture books
Fiction: £120 for young readers (up to 3000 words); £225 for young fiction and chapter books (up to 10,000 words); £350 middle grade (up to 30,000 words); £400 for longer works (up to 40,000 words)
2. Detailed Editorial Review (most popular!):
Includes an in-depth consideration of your picture book manuscript or dummy, young reader or young fiction manuscript and a detailed editorial review letter, with specific comments about the work and notations on your manuscript, suggestions for revision and email support
Picture books (up to 1000 words): £150
Batch of picture books: £350 for four picture books; £425 for six picture books
Fiction: £180 for young readers (up to 3000 words); £300 for young fiction (up to 10,000 words); £450 chapter books and middle grade (up to 30,000 words); £550 for longer works (up to 40,000 words)
Repeat reviews: a 5% loyalty discount will be applied to the fees for projects re-submitted for review
3. NEW! One-hour Review Session:
Need help honing your picture book or fine-tuning your submission (cover letter and one-line pitch)? Got a load of editorial feedback from an agent or an editor and can't make sense of what to do next? Don't delay! Book a personalized editorial feedback session (via Skype) to help you move to the next level now. To give you the best possible feedback, I need to read your picture book first, so this session must be combined with a First-Look or Detailed Editorial Review.
Fee: £75 (for more than one picture book, request a quote)
4. NEW! Pitch Perfect Package:
Need help getting your cover letter and picture book pitch to really grab an editor? Send your cover letter and short pitch for first-aid now! (To give you the best possible feedback, I need to read your picture book too).
Fees: £50 for one picture book (under 1000 words); £125 for three picture books
5. Editorial Feedback Session:
A two-hour feedback and creative brainstorming session in person or by pre-arranged phone consultation, during which I share my feedback on pre-submitted material, discuss ideas and help you develop your work to the next level. In order for me to give you the best feedback, this service must be combined with the First-Look Editorial Review.
6. Creative Brainstorming Session:
Don’t know which idea to work on? Stuck on a particular project? Bring your manuscript, sketchbook, characters & doodles, stories or plot outlines that are springboards for new book ideas and we’ll discuss how to get started or unstuck. This two-hour face-to-face feedback and brainstorming session in person or by pre-arranged phone consultation will inspire authors and illustrators with a fresh direction and plan for developing and taking projects to the next level.
7. Creative Portfolio Feedback Session:
A one-on-one one-hour feedback session for picture book illustrators or author/illustrators, including feedback on the pieces in your portfolio, concrete suggestions for developing it to highlight your strengths and suggestions for how to market yourself effectively.
8. Cook Up a Picture Book Small-Group Coaching:
Do you have a project on which you'd like ongoing feedback to polish and shape it? I can help!
Find out about small-group coaching courses here.
9. 1-1 Coaching:
I can tailor these sessions to you and your work. Together we set goals and work to help YOU achieve them!
Find out more about 1-to-1 coaching here.
10. Flexible Package
Want to combine the above services? Still not sure which service is right for you? Contact me and I can help. I am happy to tailor a package to you!