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Do You Need a Writing Coach? Let's See...

What does a writing coach do?


  • act as a guide and mentor.

  • help you organize your project.

  • help you determine a schedule.

  • help you achieve a completion date.

Who does a writing coach work with?

I work with...

  • students who need to complete applications, essays, or other academic works.

  • academics who want to share their research and theories.

  • business owners who want to sell products.

  • professionals who want to share their expertise or complete reports.

  • authors, writers, and poets who need help organizing and completing a manuscript.

A writing coach can help you...

  • create a productive writing environment.

  • get rid of baggage and excuses that are preventing you from accomplishing your short- and long-term goals.

  • prioritize tasks.

  • manage your time more efficiently and effectively.

  • stay focused and on task.

  • craft clear, concise prose.

  • find the writing process more enjoyable.

Copyediting and proofreading services also available.

A writer may consult with the coach...

  • once a day.*

  • once a week.*

  • only when needed.

Longer consultations are available to get you organized or over a hump.

*Accountability check-ins to keep you on track.

Our First Discussion

We will discuss...

  • the subject of your project.

  • marketing your project.

  • what you hope to accomplish with your coach (goals).

  • challenges to achieving those goals.

  • what you would like to get out of the coach-writer relationship.

  • creating a plan.

  • agreeing to a timetable.

We can also discuss...

  • the stages of the project.

  • the premise or plot

  • tone, style, voice based on your intended audience

  • how to create captivating fiction or nonfiction narration.

What a writing coach is NOT...

  • a ghostwriter.

  • a development editor.

  • a book doctor.

Group coaching and group seminars also available.

The purpose of the coach is to guide you through the process and help you to accomplish your goal of finishing your work.

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