Are you looking for support and structure in your writing?
We are proud to have adapted our coaching and mentoring services for the Covid era by moving to a hybrid model of video call and email.
Regardless of what stage you're at as a writer, sometimes you will need guidance, support, motivation, and feedback for your project. Maddy offers a critiquing service for writers at all stages of their writing journeys, from beginners to established, published professionals.
"A really useful first coaching session with Maddy. I'm motivated to write again!"
Recent client, July 2020
Our service centres around your needs. Establishing a positive working relationship with your writing coach is key. With an entirely personalised service, you can feel comfortable sharing the more challenging aspects of your writing.
Coaching: We like to listen to your writing journey, asking the right questions that challenge your thought process and clarify your own creative practice.
Mentoring: Years of expertise support our advice and opinions on your work in progress.
Consultancy: We believe in positive constructive feedback that builds your confidence as a writer.
How it works
Our service is personalised every step of the way to suit you, your life-style, and routine but can include:
An initial consultation over Zoom or email
A regular critique on your work in progress at intervals that suit your writing habits
Personalised payment plans in any currency
Discount on our editing services should you wish to continue working with us
Chris emailed us her writing in instalments typically once a month, though it varied with her writing speed and other commitments. As she completed each chapter, our editor would read it through and provide detailed feedback, giving an idea of how to develop the manuscript. The feedback covered aspects of plot structure, how to make the reader engage with her protagonist, and how to situate the reader in the setting of her novel. Over the period of several months, she request a couple of short video calls in order to discuss a few issues that we had discovered together. She is now in possession of a completed manuscript of which she is proud, and we have taken the next step to start the editing process before she goes on to self-publish.
What will it cost?
"Maddy understood my anxieties on every level and was a calm and positive presence from the first moment we decided to work together." Carolyn Goodman, June 2019
Our service centres around your needs. We don't charge fixed rates and are entirely flexible with the number of words you choose to send us per instalment.
For this critiquing service, we charge £0.003 GBP / $0.0041 USD per word, so the price of each instalment would change depending on how much you'd written.
Zoom consultations are charged at £0.75 GBP / £0.97 USD per minute. These consultations can be as long or short as necessary, reaching a maximum of 40 minutes (£30 GBP / $39 USD). Email communications are not chargeable.
Typically, an invoice will be sent with each instalment critiqued, though other payment plans are available.