Services

My clients are published authors by traditional publishers and award winning self-published. They have been shortlisted for international literary contests and published in fine literary journals.  They are ESL students and college students, business owners, business professionals and consultants, novelists, memoirists, poets, artists, musicians, and educators.

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: $100 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 for two hours, three hours & the four hour includes one free workshop. The four-hour package comes with a two month option.

General Chapter Critique/Short Story Critique (up to 4000 words)--An overview of strengths & weaknesses with general suggestions. $175. One dollar for every additional page.

Critiques on full manuscripts sliding scale $775 - $1000 up to 100,000 words. $1 each additional page.  This will focus on flow, 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 -- 3 hours. Next one:

  •  November 19 & December 10th - 2 to 5 in Venice, $55 - $85 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:

  •  January 7th from 1 to 4 in Santa Monica. New Participants $45/ Previous Participants $39 to hold your spot.

 

Emailed Workshop:

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. 
  • Handouts.
  • A 25 page REPORT on writing and editing.
  • One month $325/Two Months $600.  Fees nonrefundable. Full payment due at onset of workshop. 
  • One 30 minute phone consultation and if needed, follow up emails within reason.

 

 

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JANUARY 14 & 15th 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 for a total of 40 pages. Limited to six. Feedback, notes, and handouts. New participants $150 

 

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