Our product is process.

One on one coaching

Our most popular offering. For those needing support with manuscript development, prompts and inspiration, goals and deadlines, publishing strategies, crafting queries, troubleshooting, or all of the above. This is the whole package.

See below for pricing.

Manuscript critique

need an outside eye?

Have a rough draft but need help taking it to the next level? We offer:

  • Global, structural, and line-level edits tailored to a writer’s needs and goals.

  • Support in finding the right publication, editor, or agent for your project.


Framing your work for the world.

First impressions matter. We can help you:

  • Craft a compelling synopsis and fine-tune those crucial first pages.

  • Find appropriate agents for your project and tailor query materials.

  • Strengthen MFA/Creative PhD application materials.

  • Strengthen fellowship and grant materials.

  • Fine-tune your artist statement.

“I find that most people know what a story is until they sit down to write one.”
— Flannery O’Connor

structure & fees

One on one coaching.


  • Initial consultation, articulating goals, creating a plan.

  • 1hr./week direct support meeting (by phone, skype, or in person for Seattle area clients.)

  • Feedback on up to 25 pages a week.

  • On-going support for questions, concerns, and curation of helpful materials.

6-weeks – $899 ($150/week)

8-weeks – $1080 ($135/week)

12-weeks – $1500 ($125/week)

Longer term mentoring is available to existing clients (by invitation only.)

Manuscript critique.

Tailored to your needs.

Long form creative projects (essays, stories, novels, poetry collections, memoirs, etc.)

  • Detailed feedback + 30 minute follow-up (phone or Skype) up to 25 pages 


  • Detailed feedback + 1 hr follow-up (phone, Skype, or in person) up to 100 pages 


  • Submission materials (agent queries and manuscript samples, MFA/PhD applications, etc.) up to 25 pages 


Please query for longer or shorter page-counts.