What I can do for you:
with your writing:
someone who will respond quickly to the writing you've done
this week? Want a cheerleader and advisor as you begin your
novel or memoir? Would having an insightful reader who asks
the right questions help you as you
Need help understanding the story you really want to tell?
Do you have a wonderful idea but are unsure about how to
approach it? Could you use a list of provocative and
far-reaching questions that would help you think more
deeply about what it is you want to say and how you want to
This is our specialty.
Want an honest but sympathetic overview of your completed
manuscript? Advice about how to make it both better and
Having trouble finding the precise word? Cutting out
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your sentences or paragraphs? Giving momentum to your
professional, and accurate proofreading and copy
Want to catch every last typo? Unsure about that comma,
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(and if) you're ready for (and want) intensive face-to-face
will fly to you, or you can fly to me, and we can work
together for as short or long a time as you'd like.
the techniques of fiction and creative
Confused about point of view? About how your story starts?
About how to use the story’s rhythm to get the most out of
your ending? Need advice about where nonfiction stops and
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magazine articles or non-fiction book
Want to know how to research what magazines need what sorts
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proposal for a book that will interest an agent?
Need a clear idea about what agents do and don't do? Want
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graduate school in creative writing
makes a superb personal statement/statement of intent? Who
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you need something written, with flair and style? A
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Want an experienced co-writer or ghostwriter who is quick,
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