Pre-Publication Packages for Writers
Each package is a series of personalized calls designed to take writers through the writing and publication process based on their starting place.
Series One: Pre-Writing $350
This series of coaching calls is designed for the aspiring writer who has an idea for a book but has never written before and has no idea how the whole process works.
This package includes one FREE 45-minute consultation call to discuss the concept and determine whether or not the concept is viable and the author is ready to begin, and five 60-minute, weekly or bi-monthly calls to take the author from pre-writing into a finished outline. Topics (which may be customized to the individual author's needs) of each call include:
The Writer’s Schedule
A lesson in how much time it takes to publish a book, from this stage through completion, including assessing the authors writing skill, and a discussion of the authors schedule: Is this the time to begin?
The Writer’s Life
A lesson in the realities of being a writer, including the importance of self-teaching and joining a critique group in their area: Do I have the desire to acquire the skill to write well?
Message Development, Part 1
A lesson in how to take a concept and mold it into a viable idea, including development of the book's target reader, specific purpose for reading, and necessary research. Is this what I want to work on for the next several months or even years (depending on the Author's schedule)?
Message Development, Part 2
A lesson in outline and basic writing skills associated with outlining, including a customized plan for outlining the author's specific book.
A discussion of the effectiveness of the author's outline and a discussion of the author's potential next steps. Am I ready to write the first draft of my manuscript now?
Series Two: Manuscript Development $550
This series of calls is designed to encourage the Author who has a solid message and outline and is ready to begin writing in earnest. NOTE: These calls are customizable to the Author's needs, which will be determined during the FREE consultation call.
The package includes one FREE coaching call to determine author’s readiness and aptitude and five 60-minute, bi-monthly calls to take the author from the outline stage through the first rough draft of a completed manuscript. Topics of each call include:
The Writer’s Schedule and Life
A lesson in how much time it takes to publish a book, from this stage through completion, including assessing the authors writing skill, the importance of self-teaching and joining a critique group and a discussion of the authors schedule: Is this the time to begin?
The Writing Process Part 1
A lesson in topic development (including timeline) from the Author’s outline and a discussion of deadlines and how to remain accountable throughout the writing process.
The Writing Process Part 2
A Discussion with the Author about their progress, including dealing with any pitfalls common to writing (writer’s block, time to write, research, etc.) Some brief discussion on the content of the material submitted.
The Writing Process Part 3
A Discussion with the Author about their progress. Some brief discussion on the content of the material submitted.
The Writer's Platform
A discussion of ideas and strategies for developing a writer's platform using social media, website, and other information channels, including an appropriate time line to ensure a successful product launch.
Series Three: Publication Ready
When a writer is selected via the submissions process to be published under the Relevant Pages Press imprint we offer the following:
Content Evaluation $150 (Request Evaluation) Is your completed manuscript publication ready? What does it need to become ready? Includes a read-through of a finished manuscript and evaluation of readiness for publication.
Developmental Edit of a Completed Manuscript. (Request Price) Includes a comprehensive and detailed evaluation of your manuscript including suggestions for polishing and making is copy-edit ready. (Required for publication with RPP)
Copy Editing of a Completed Manuscript. (Request Price) Includes a comprehensive evaluation of your completed, developmentally edited manuscript for grammar, sentence structure and syntax errors. (Required for publication with RPP)
Personal Publishing Consulting: (Details) Includes a detailed discovery of your unique publishing needs and the creation of a custom plan to bring your publishing dream to life.