Editorial Consultation

Let's Talk About Editing Your Book

Work directly with an editor who will encourage you, answer your questions, share ideas, and solve problems. An editorial consultation will help you close the gap between your ideas and your writing.

 

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An editorial consultation costs $100/hour in 15 min increments

What You Can Expect From An Editorial Consultation


We understand what you want to accomplish with your writing, and we’re here to help you. An editorial consultation gives you the chance to discuss anything with an editor specializing in your genre.

 

Here are a few examples of things that can be discussed in a consultation:

  • Character development: Flesh out characters to give them more depth and dimension. Make them more tangible and believable.
  • Genre rules and expectations: Genre can be tricky and very subjective, so you need to tread carefully and satisfy expectations.
  • Scenes: Understand the impact of your scenes and their responsibility to the plot. Does each scene carry its weight in the story?
  • Point of view: First person? Third person? How about the second person? Write in a POV that works best for your story.
  • Inciting incidents: Start your story off on a strong note and set your plot in motion.
  • Dialogue: Gain a deep understanding of dialogue and learn how to make it more convincing.
  • Plot holes: Don’t let dropped plot lines, illogical events, or unexplained changes leave your readers scratching their heads.
  • Legal and copyright issues: Thinking of quoting a song, a poem, or lines from a TV show? Make sure any outside material you include is legal.

Some of us write in chunks that are pieced together later. Some of us start at the end and work backwards. And others have a solid idea, but don’t know where to start. We all work in different ways using different methods. An editorial consultation gives you complete flexibility and slots in with your style of working.

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Consultations usually take place over the phone, but they can be done via email or Skype if you would prefer.

Let's Talk About Editing Your Book

Work directly with an editor who will encourage you, answer your questions, share ideas, and solve problems. An editorial consultation will help you close the gap between your ideas and your writing.

 

Enter your details here to speak to an editor today.

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