Professional Poetry Editing & Critique
I am excited to share my experience and skills with poets at all stages in their careers who seek honest and meticulous critiques and feedback on individual poems or full length manuscripts.
$45 (Poetry Sample): edit and critique your poetry (1,000 words or less).
$135 (Short Book Review): edit and critique your short poetry collection (up to 5,000 words).
$250 (Complete Book Review): edit and critique your full-length poetry collection (up to 10,000 words), as well as provide guidance on preparing your book for submitting to publishers.
In addition to editing services, I offer my services as a writing coach or mentor. Together we will establish an ongoing relationship, tailored to provide you the accountability and feedback you want. In this role, I can provide:
Regular check-ins via email, Skype, or phone: on a weekly, biweekly, or monthly basis, we can discuss your progress on a project, strategies for overcoming writer’s block, and/or ways to bolster your writing routine through writing prompts and reading assignments
Editing services on individual poems and manuscripts
Advice regarding publication, networking, and sharing your work
*Email me at email@example.com to come up with a strategy. Pricing varies according to your needs.
I'll use the knowledge I've gained during my time marketing to help you create a solid marketing plan to promote your book. I’ll use your CV or resume to tailor a strategy that fits your genre, goals, location, and background.
$35 (Basic): create a personalized 1-page plan to help you promote your book
$70 (Premium): create a personalized 2-page marketing plan and write a press release for your book.
$90 (Professional): All of premium PLUS creation of a personalized marketing schedule and media query templates.
Publisher Query Letters
I will help you draft a publisher query letter and/or draft a comprehensive marketing plan. I can also provide advice on how you should go about obtaining publication. Additionally, I am willing to assess or draft your author bio, book description, and other materials to assist your journey.
$45: review and make comprehensive edits to your existing query letter.
$85: personally craft your query letter for agents and publishers.
$160: craft your query letter + 5 publisher recommendations with contact info + 1 pg. marketing plan.
Literary Genres: poetry, fiction, and nonfiction.
Types of Publishers I Work With: midsize, university, chapbook, and indie presses.
Email me at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information
Authors whose books I've represented:
∫ Katey Schultz, Flashes of War, Apprentice House, 2013 (Short Story Collection)
∫ Megan Gannon, Cumberland, Apprentice House, 2014 (Novel)
∫ Karen Babine, Water and What It Knows, University of Minnesota Press, 2015 (Nonfiction/Essay Collection)
∫ Tanya J. Peterson, Twenty-Four Shadows, Apprentice House, 2016 (Novel)
∫ Sam Snoek-Brown, Hagridden, Columbus Press, 2014 (Historical Fiction Novel)
∫ Adrian Gibbons Koesters, Many Parishes, BrickHouse Books, 2013 (Poetry)
∫ Paul Ketzle, The Late Michael Brown, Apprentice House, 2014 (Novel)
∫ Penn Stewart, Fertile Ground, Knox Robinson Publishing, 2015 (Historical Fiction Novel)
∫ Mary Jane Ryals, Cutting Loose in Paradise,Pineapple Press, 2015 (Novel)
∫ Trish MacEnulty, The Pink House, Apprentice House, 2016 (Novel)
∫ William Reichard, Two Men Rowing Madly Toward Infinity, 2015 (Poetry)
∫ Marjorie Power, Seven Parts Woman, WordTech, 2016 (Poetry)
∫ Margaret O. Howard, Lalin Bonheur, Wild Child Publishing, 2016 (Genre Fiction)
∫ Amy Ratto Parks, Radial Bloom, Folded Word Press, 2017 (Lyrical Essays)
∫ Adrian Koesters, Union Square, Apprentice House, 2017 (Fiction)
∫ Marjorie Power, Oncoming Halos, Kelsay Books, 2018 (Poetry)
∫ Sarah Coomber, The Same Moon, TouchPoint Press, 2018 (Memoir)
∫ Pen Pearson, Bloomsbury's Late Rose, Chickadee Prince Books, 2019 (Historical Fiction)