I believe anyone can write a novel.

With week-by-week effort and regular feedback, you can write a novel that you can be proud of.

I can help you with that. I will work with you evaluate your story to tell you if your story works, pinpoint specific problems, and recommend fixes that make sense. I have edited worldview maturation, sci-fi, fantasy, and non-fiction stories and am always eager to read something new.

I am a Certified Story Grid Editor and edit using Story Grid tools. Developed by an editor with 25+ years editing experience, I’ve found that Story Grid’s tools and method can dramatically improve your writing and give you structure for your everyday writing work. Check out the Story Grid website and book to learn more.


Services & Pricing

30-MINUTE STORY CONSULTATION CALL

Cost: Free

This is for you if you want to chat about your story, Story Grid, or anything about story structure or editing.

DEVELOPMENTAL EDITING 

Cost: $500 per month

This is for you if you want to turn a story idea into a manuscript with week-by-week coaching and the Story Grid method as our guide. We'll have weekly 1-hour coaching calls to develop your story, a plan to get your story written, and to discuss and improve your writing craft.

STORY DIAGNOSTIC 

Cost: $1000

This is for you if you want me to evaluate your completed manuscript and want recommendations for your next draft focused on genre and story structure. I’ll share my recommendations in three documents: a 6 Core Questions Analysis of your manuscript (check out an example I’ve done here), an analysis of your manuscript’s first five scenes in a Story Grid Spreadsheet (example), and a letter outlining my feedback and recommendations for your next steps, which will include a list of masterworks in your manuscript’s genre for suggested reading or watching (example).


Contact

Want to chat about how I could help you write your story?

Fill out my contact form and we can set up a free 30-minute consultation to talk about what you're working on and how I can help.

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About

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I live in Portland with my fiancée and our cat. In my spare time I like to read, run outside, devour podcasts, listen to music, and play games with friends and family.