Memoir Coaching

Ink Pen

Writing a memoir is deeply personal and intense ...

That’s why I only work with one memoir writer at a time. This work is about a transformation you experienced over a discreet period of time in your life. The structure can vary, but there is a beginning, middle, and end to this arc. I know it can also be hard to decide what the one big

thing is you want to say and how to say it with clarity, purpose, and authentic emotion. I'll work with you from the very beginning of this writing journey— ideally before you've even written your first chapter — and guide you step by step through the rest of the process.

1. First things first ...

Together we will nail down your arc of change, your unique voice, determine structure, and find the universal in your story. The goal for this work will be an outline and the first two chapters.

2. Onto your manuscript ...

Once you get the fundamentals down, choose from two options for memoir manuscript coaching ...

Vintage Typewriter
Strong Start

for Memoir Writers

Books
Focused Finish

for Memoir Writers

If you're not sure which package is right for you, don't worry about it. We can figure this out together!

3. Get ready to go for it!

When you're ready to share your manuscript with the world, we'll start by discussing what publishing options might be right for you (self-publish, indie, hybrid, ebook, etc.). From there, we will see what you need—this could go any number of ways depending on your direction to get your book published.

Outdoor Reading

for Memoir Writers

Path to Publish

Do you have a memoir manuscript that feels finished?

I'll review it and give you the feedback you need to feel confident that it's ready for prime time!