WRITING & EDITORIAL COACHING

Great Partnerships

WRITING COACH

Learn to write a personal essay/ article that engages and persuades your audience. Have trouble talking or writing about your self? Want to share a presentation, write a blog, or get ready for new opportunities but you don't know where to start. Try a professional writing mentor to help you fill your writing toolbox with tips and tricks to find out. Chose one of two tracks: Y U Are Interesting is a series of exercises with weekly or monthly mentoring sessions to build critical and personal narrative writing, Wild Worlds is a series of weekly or monthly mentoring sessions on creative writing. Purchase one, four, or 8 sessions at a time. Ask about package pricing. Update: During Covid19 Crisis all writing mentorships are by donation. Contact me for availability.

PICTURE BOOK EDITOR

WRITING & EDITING SERVICES

PICTURE BOOK EDITOR

Do you have a picture book that needs a professional eye to help you tighten or develop your idea? Send your manuscript to one of our editors (under 1400 words) and you will get honest, helpful feedback about what elements of plot, character, setting, theme, and dialogue are just right-- and which areas could use revision. We will send you a questionnaire about your work and within three weeks, you will receive an editorial letter, and editors notes to help you make your book the best it can be for the market you are working for. In addition, you will receive an online face to face consultation with an editor to answer questions and learn what is working in your manuscript and/or illustrations. As a professional illustrator, I will also give you suggestions for page turns and how to divide up your text for your picture book.

POETRY BOOK EDITOR

Put your poetry manuscript in gentle hands, with a thoughtful editor who is also a poet and poetry editor. Get feedback, editors notes, and an editorial letter about what is going well with your manuscript and what elements could use development. Everything from white space to the order of the poems, rhythm, theme --you will have helpful advice about what not to change, and what is working! Speed ahead on your publishing journey with help from one of our editors! 35 to 75-page submission. If you'd like, this also includes a live consultation with an editor online or by phone. $149 for chapbook and $300 for a longer full-length collection.

SHORT STORY EDITOR

Put your short story manuscript with a master at problem-solving who is also a writer. Get feedback, editors notes, and an editorial letter about what is going well with your manuscripts and what elements could use development. Everything from point of view to character and plot arc! Speed ahead on your publishing journey with help from one of our editors! 500 to 8000 words per story. Send up to two stories. If you'd like a live online consultation in addition to notes and a letter-- that is included in this package.

BIOGRAPHER

You need a professionally written bio about you or your business. I’ve been working as a writer of artist statements and bios for over twenty years. Take a one on one interview in person or fill out a survey: work, grants, contests, art shows, book jackets, and more...I can create a professional written abstract all about you! I use a personal interview process with a journalistic style. Formal, informal, personal, and business styles are available.

Website Copywriter/ Editor

You need a professionally written website. I’ve been working building websites for artists for over 10 years. I can create a professional site all about you and your business! I use a personal interview process and I'm an encouraging editor to help you reach your audience in the best way online.

Studio Address by appointment

1313 Atlantic St
North Kansas City, MO  64116. USA

(816) 507-4193

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