You're too close.

You’ve read your manuscript a thousand times, but something's still missing.

You need objectivity. You need inspiration. You need a book coach.

  • Receive objective feedback on your project

  • Define your vision and goals of your story

  • Receive big picture developmental insights

Start your revision process today!

Book your free consultation
  • Develop a strategic plan to improve your project

  • Define your vision and goals of your story

Working with our revision coach is as easy as 1-2-3.

Step 1: Manuscript Appraisal

Option 1:

Strategic Assessment

A strategic assessment of a manuscript includes:

  • A strategic reading of select sections of your manuscript 
  • An analysis of select passages to identify structural issues, plot inconsistencies, and areas for strategic character development
  • An evaluation of fundamental issues using our Strategic Assessment rubric
  • An editorial report (5+ pages) summarizing feedback and next steps
  • A 30-minute coaching call to review feedback

This package costs $250.

Standard turnaround time is 1-2 weeks.

Get a Strategic Assessment now

 Option 2:

Full Manuscript Evaluation

A full manuscript evaluation includes:

  • A close reading of your entire manuscript to identify structural issues, plot inconsistencies, and areas for strategic character development
  • An evaluation of fundamental issues in your manuscript using our research-based assessment rubric
  • An editorial letter (10+ pages) summarizing coaching feedback and next steps for development 
  • A 60-minute coaching call to review feedback and outline strategies for improvement

Pricing for a full manuscript evaluation is:

  • Up to 85,000 words, $1,300
  • 85,000-100,000 words, $1,600
  • Over 100,000 words, $1,600 plus $15/1,000 additional words

Standard turnaround time for this service is 3-4 weeks.

Get a Full Manuscript Evaluation now

Step 2: Comprehensive Revision Prep

 FIRM Up Your Novel for Revision

This is a 4-deadline package that focuses on making sure the foundation of your story is FIRM by addressing the Foundational principle, Internal desire, Route, and Manuscript. 

  • Gain objectivity over your manuscript 
  • Address problem areas, plot discrepancies, and character flaws
  • Define your goals and vision for the story
  • Evaluate your story in light of these defined goals
  • Formulate a plan to actualize your story’s potential

This package includes:

  • 4 deadlines with personalized workbook materials and exercises based on your project goals
  • Written feedback on each set of submitted exercises
  • 4 coaching calls (three 2-hour calls and one 1-hour call—7 hours of live coaching total!

By the end of the package you will have:

  • A clear outline to overcome areas where you are “stuck”
  • An actionable plan to bring your vision to life
  • A step-by-step revision guide for your manuscript

This package costs $1350 or $675/month.

Get the FIRM for Revision Package now

Step 3: Advanced Revision with Coaching

 Ongoing Revision Coaching

Ongoing revision coaching is for writers who have completed steps 1 and 2

After developing a clear strategy for the revision process and applying the recommended edits, your project is ready for developmental-edit level feedback. The result is a manuscript that is ready to pitch in fewer revision passes.

Revision support coaching includes:

  • Six deadlines over three months
  • Bi-weekly submission of up to 25 pages*
  • Inline comments on your submitted pages using Word’s track changes function
  • An editorial letter summarizing revision priorities for these pages and/or explaining relevant writing craft concepts
  • Six 50-minute coaching calls via Zoom to review the feedback (one per deadline)

This coaching package costs $1,500 and is billed as three $500 monthly charges.

*Manuscripts must be in standard manuscript format: 1” margins, Times New Roman 12pt font, double-spaced. Page count must be determined after the manuscript is formatted correctly.

Get started with Ongoing Revision Coaching now

Not sure which package is best for your project?

We can help with that.

Book your free consultation

"Katie can zero in on everything that is holding back a book's potential. She stirred up my excitement to revise my book, which isn't an easy thing to do!!”

Alexis Jacobs, Science Fiction Writer

"Working with Katie is a MUST for anyone serious about getting their book, and their craft, to the next level. Her collaborative, solutions-oriented approach will completely revolutionize your story."

Nola S., Historical Fiction Writer

“Katie took a big picture look at the novel’s plot, structure, and characters, providing me with professional insights that I wouldn’t be able to get from critique partners alone. Recommended!"

P.E. Robinson, Speculative Fiction Author

Ready for your free consultation?

Book now