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WRITING YOUR NEXT BOOK

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Every one of us needs help. I do. You do.

Coaching provides us with a trusted partner who seeks not only our success, but the betterment of the people around us as well. Great coaches help the many and not just the one.

I’ll help you help others.

 

Writing Coaching Packages

An Idea and a Pen

“I’m just getting started.”

Paper and a Partner

“I’m on my way, but need directions.”

A Book and a Dream

“I think I can see the finish line!”

You have an idea and a pen and know how to use it. But you need help turning your ideas and words into a book your audience wants to read.

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Includes 10 hours of coaching to be utilized within a single two-month period.

Billable coaching hours may include one-on-one meetings in person, by phone, or video call, manuscript and materials review, writing, editing, and administration.

Includes

  1. Initial review of author’s current materials, notes, outlines, and sample writing.
  2. Initial one-hour video call to discuss scope and goals for the coaching.
  3. Personal coaching, writing review, and strategic planning as needed. To include:
    • Defining of the target audience
    • Determining of the tone, structure, and flow of the book
    • Creation of an annotated table of contents
    • Guidance on the publishing process
      • Preparing your document for editing and interior layout
        • Format and layout
        • Citations (endnotes or footnotes)
        • Front matter to be included
        • End matter to be included

Also includes

  1. Paperback copy of Igniting Your Influence: 21 Speakers, Coaches, Leaders, and Experts help you write your first Book, expand your Influence, enhance your Credibility, and grow your Business
  2. eBook copy of Igniting Your Influence: 21 Speakers, Coaches, Leaders, and Experts help you write your first Book, expand your Influence, enhance your Credibility, and grow your Business
  3. Book outline tool (Excel Document)
  4. Personal history tool (Excel Document) (helpful for those writing a memoir)
  5. How to Publish a Book: a one-page overview (PDF)
  6. Book Template (MS Word Document)

You have an outline, a partial manuscript, and an excitement to complete it. But you need a sounding board and accountability partner to bring clarity to the big idea and advise you on how make the right progress in your writing.

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Includes 20 hours of coaching to be utilized within a single three-month period.

Billable coaching hours may include one-on-one meetings in person, by phone, or video call, manuscript and materials review, writing, editing, and administration.

Includes

  1. Initial review of author’s current materials, notes, outlines, and sample writing.
  2. Initial one-hour video call to discuss scope and goals for the coaching.
  3. Personal coaching, writing review, and strategic planning as needed. To include:
    • Writing to the target audience
    • Targeted coaching on writing and self-editing
    • Guidance on the publishing process
      • Preparing your document for editing and interior layout
        • Format and layout
        • Citations (endnotes or footnotes)
        • Buying an ISBN
        • Designing a Book Cover
        • Copyright Page
        • Front matter to be included
        • End matter to be included

Also includes

  1. Paperback copy of Igniting Your Influence: 21 Speakers, Coaches, Leaders, and Experts help you write your first Book, expand your Influence, enhance your Credibility, and grow your Business
  2. eBook copy of Igniting Your Influence: 21 Speakers, Coaches, Leaders, and Experts help you write your first Book, expand your Influence, enhance your Credibility, and grow your Business
  3. Book outline tool (Excel Document)
  4. Personal history tool (Excel Document) (helpful for those writing a memoir)
  5. How to Publish a Book: a one-page overview (PDF)

You have a complete manuscript and a desire to change people’s lives. But you need a review of your book to determine if it is what you want it to be and more importantly, what your readers need it to be.

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My outside perspective will help amplify the theme, tighten the message, and ensure the reader’s needs are front-and-center.

Price is dependent on length and genre of the manuscript.

Includes

  1. Reading of author’s current manuscript with comments added in MS Word
  2. A four-page critique of
  • title
  • subtitle
  • chapter design
  • writing
  • content flow
  • likes and dislikes
  • keyword density
  • editorial suggestions
  • use of quotes
  • citations
  • general observations of book writing strategy
  1. a 60-minute phone call to
    • Review the critique
    • Provide guidance on the publishing process
  • Preparing your document for editing and interior layout
    • Format and layout
    • Citations (endnotes or footnotes)
    • Buying an ISBN
    • Designing a Book Cover
    • Copyright Page
    • Front matter to be included
    • End matter to be included
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“If you want to be a writer, you must do two things above all others: read a lot and write a lot.”

~ Stephen King

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