Work can be sent by e-mail or a hardcopy through postal mail.
Note that a standard page is 250 words.
Please email to schedule.
Consults/Coaching: $125 an hour -- Brainstorm, feedback, spontaneous writing and editing. Read your work on the spot. Discuss longterm strategies on a project or your writing life in general. Discounted PACKAGES available include one free workshop.
General Chapter Critique/Short Story Critique (up to 4000 words)--An overview of strengths & weaknesses with general suggestions. $165. One dollar for every additional page.
Critiques on full manuscripts $750 up to 80,000 words. $1 each additional page. This will focus on story structure, logic, and character development.
Poetry Critiques available on an hourly basis.
Hidden Wisdom Writing Workshops - Finding the Words in the Writer and the Writer in the Words.
Monthly Feedback Workshop -- 4 hours. Next one:
- October 22 1 to 5 in Venice, $55 to hold your spot. (Fees nonrefundable) -- We begin with an improvisational writing exercise and then give constructive feedback on up to 2000 words of your fiction, narrative nonfiction, or on one long poem or 2 short poems.
JUST WRITING -- Several writing exercises, 3 hour workshop. Write & share for fun and encouragement. Jump-start new work. Not a feedback workshop. Designed to spur creative ideas and techniques. Next ones:
- October 8th from 1 to 4 in Santa Monica. New Participants $45/ Previous Participants $39 to hold your spot.
You will receive:
- Weekly improvisational writing exercise/ and typed feedback to encourage this seedling work.
- Constructive feedback on 3000 or 5000 words within the 4 or 8 week period.
- A 25 page REPORT on writing and editing.
- One month $285/Two Months $550. Fees nonrefundable. Full payment due at onset of workshop.
- One 30 minute phone consultation and if needed, follow up emails within reason.
Janurary/ February 2017:
EIGHT WEEK FEEDBACK Workshop for your NOVEL or Narrative Nonfiction
Limited to 8 participants
Deposit $110 due October 28 toward total introductory cost $389
JANUARY 2017 Culver City -- Weekend Workshop 5 hours bring in 20 pages for feedback. Go home revise and bring back those 20 pages or a different 20 pages of your long work. Limited to six. Feedback, notes, and handouts.
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