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Collaborating

One-On-One Workshopping

Not ready to go all-in on a developmental edit? One-on-one workshopping mixes critique, editing, suggestions on your writing technique, and other general feedback. It's perfect for those looking for a collaborative experience that will not only help polish sections of their work but also improve their skills as a writer. 

How It Works

Here's how I'll help you shape your work and improve as a writer:

  • I'll read through your short story, chapter/excerpt (up to 5,000 words per session) or picture book (one pass per session).

  • I'll provide light edits and marginal comments as I go, including suggestions, questions, and explanations about why an edit is correct or recommended (style and grammar facts, y'all!).

  • When appropriate, I'll include recommended reading or other resources to help you elevate your skills as a writer and to help you in future revisions.

  • Depending on which feedback style you choose, I'll either provide a short letter summarizing my impressions of your work or we'll meet to chat about my feedback and give you space for questions.

  • If you want to continue revising and getting feedback on a single piece or excerpt, or if you would like to work on multiple short pieces or issues, we can book multiple sessions.

Not sure you are ready for me to read your work just yet or looking for a more casual convo? Consider a virtual craft chat instead.

I provide one-on-one workshopping to a limited number of writers at one time to ensure my availability and attention as we work to transform their writing. If you'd like to work together one-on-one, don't wait too long to reach out!

Choose Your Workshop Tier and Feedback Style

Structure our sessions in a way that works best for you.

TIER 1: Workshop

For up to 3,000 words of prose.

Written-Feedback Only

$85.00 USD per session

​Feedback delivered via marginal comments and a short note.

Virtual Feedback

$125.00 USD per session

​Includes a 45-minute virtual meeting for feedback and questions.

TIER 2: Workshop Plus

For between 3,001 and 5,000 words of prose.

Written-Feedback Only

$125.00 USD per session

​Feedback delivered via marginal comments and a short note.

Virtual Feedback

$165.00 USD per session

​Includes a 45-minute virtual meeting for feedback and questions.

Picture Book Workshop

For picture books up to 1,000 words.

(Note: Recommended maximum word count for a picture book is about 500.)

Written-Feedback Only

$95.00 USD per session

​Feedback delivered via marginal comments and a short note.

Virtual Feedback

$125.00 USD per session

​Includes a 45-minute virtual meeting for feedback and questions.

Custom Pricing and Bundles Available

One-on-one workshopping is all about allowing you to control the structure of your feedback. With this in mind, I'm happy to discuss custom workshopping sessions.
 

When might you consider a custom structure?

  • For requests over the 5,000 words of prose or for picture books over 1,000 words.

  • For multiple passes of the same work—ideal for writers looking for feedback on their growth through revision.

  • For multiple written feedback sessions before meeting for a virtual feedback call.

Bundle and Save

Have multiple short stories, manuscript sections, or other items that you would like to work on together? Want the opportunity to receive feedback, revise, and workshop the same piece again? Bundle your sessions and save.

  • Save $15.00 USD when you book 5 to 9 sessions

  • Save $30.00 USD when you book 10 or more sessions

Just a note...

I don’t recommend that we workshop more than 5,000 words of a single manuscript at a time. The idea is to identify issues and give space and energy toward revising and learning from that section. Workshopping is not a lower cost edit, but a means of building confidence in your own skills as a writer. If you are looking to revise a larger piece, I suggest considering my developmental editing services or a workshop bundle that will allow for us to address multiple sections of your work across multiple sessions.

Virtual Craft Chats

Not ready to workshop your story or chapter just yet? No worries, let's keep it casual. If you're just looking to ask questions about the craft of writing, problem-solve a scene, or bounce ideas around, I'm here to talk.

30-Minutes

$50.00 USD

60-Minutes

$90.00 USD

90-Minutes

$130.00 USD

“[Writing’s] like driving a car at night: you never see further than your headlights, but you can make the whole trip that way.

E.L. Doctorow

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