Our teacher-authors are available for private critiques, consultation, and coaching by request (subject to the availability of our teacher-author). Privates are conducted through email, and all payments must be made through Paypal to the individual teacher-author. Parents of children under 18 must sign a permission and liability statement prior to the session. No refunds are given under any circumstances. Payments must be made in full prior to the session.
Private Critiques, (Young Writers & Aspiring Authors, ages 8 – 18), $50
We will give detailed revision and editing feedback for up to five pages, including one additional email to answer any questions that your child might have about the specific feedback. Critique sessions for revised work will require additional payment for a second private critique session. We will provide the initial feedback within 7 days, and answer the additional questions within another 7 days.
Private Consultation (Aspiring Authors, ages 13 +), $500
We will give detailed revision and minor editing feedback for a full manuscript up to 250 pages, including one phone, Skype, or Facetime consultation to discuss the work and potential publishing. We will provide initial written feedback within 4 to 6 weeks. The live consultation will be pre-scheduled between the teacher-author and the student / parent after the initial consultation.
Private Coaching (Young Writers & Aspiring Authors, ages 10+), $1500
We will provide private coaching through email, phone, and / or Skype / Facetime sessions for singular writing pieces from draft to publishing for a period of 6 months with a limit of 4 full manuscript readings, one email discussion per week (based on the needs of the writer) and 6 phone / Skype / Facetime sessions throughout the coaching period. Our goal is to help young writers complete a quality manuscript and self-publish it on a paid platform (Amazon Kindle or Createspace -print books).
Terms and conditions may be negotiated between the instructor and parent or legal guardian.