The Novel Creature Philosophy
Writing is important, but it is only a fraction of the writing life. Don't let your writing adventure burn you out. Shine bright with Novel Creature Books.
With a M.H. in English and over ten years of experience in writing and editing,
I am passionate about helping writers like you transform your work in progress into a powerful work of art.
As a science fiction and fantasy author, I understand the writing life can be overwhelming and downright exhausting, but it can also be rewarding and fulfilling.
The writing life is not a competition or a cookie cutter experience.
I believe in honest, respectful communication and providing services and support tailored to your unique goals and needs.
I believe in honest, constructive criticism.
I believe in celebrating your ideas, your goals and writing journey, while providing you with practical and relevant tools and resources in all the areas you may need extra support.
This service assesses your full manuscript’s strengths, areas for improvement, and provides a written report highlighting findings and recommendations in seven areas: overall appeal, voice, character development, plot, pace, continuity, and world building .
This service provides an in-depth comprehensive assessment of your full manuscript’s strengths and areas for improvement complete with a report highlighting findings and recommendations and color coded, in-text notations focusing on seven major areas: overall appeal, voice, character development, plot, pace, continuity, and world building.
This services assesses PDF interior designed manuscripts for glaring typos, issues in formatting, and other inconsistencies to ensure that your manuscript is polished and ready for publication.
writer life consultations
Writing is important, but it's only a fraction of the writing life. Don't let your writing adventure burn you out. Shine bright with Novel Creature Books writer life consultation services. Current offerings packages include:
READER READY PACKAGE
Will readers love your book or leave it on the shelf? This service assesses your cover, first three chapters, and sales page to determine the potential impression your book will make on your intended reader. You will receive a written analysis with recommended actions and referrals.This service also includes an an initial and closing consultation through Zoom.
QUERY READY PACKAGE
Craft a shining submission package to find the perfect home for your manuscript. Receive a suggested list of 10 recommended agents, 3 customized query letters, and a revised synopsis. This service also includes an an initial and closing consultation through Zoom.
FIRST TO FINAL DRAFT
Develop a realistic and achievable plan to get your thoughts on paper and in readers' hands. You will receive a 60-90 minute consultation with guidance tailored to your writing life in areas such as: time management, setting realistic goals and expectations, budgeting and planning for editing and publishing, and more.