Shadow To Shelf: Four Programs For Writers Focused on A Single Book Project or Series

 

Chapters Program

For aspiring writers who have an idea for a novel or creative non-fiction book but no clear direction. The first 10 “Chapters” are designed to take the client through the process of preparing to begin the first draft, a process that Nancy has used successfully over 100 times in her own writing. The remaining Chapters are designed specifically for the individual writer as he/she writes a solid first draft. Guidance is then provided in revising through to a second draft. Program includes written feedback on each step as well as a biweekly phone or Skype session and email access on an as-needed basis. Clients work at their own pace for a minimum of three months, maximum of 18 months. $150 monthly fee

Work-In-Progress Program

For the writer who has started a novel or creative-non-fiction book and is stuck, stalled or drowning in it. Nancy will assess the project where it is and design a step-by-step process for getting it up and running to completion. Program includes written feedback on each step as well as a biweekly phone or Skype session and email access on an as-needed basis. Clients work at their own pace for a minimum of three months, maximum of 18 months. $3.00 per page for reading of existing manuscript and $200 monthly fee thereafter

Epilogue Program

An intensive polishing program for the author who has a completed draft and wants the manuscript to be stellar for submission to editors and agents. This includes a complete assessment, coaching through revisions, a copy edit and a line edit. Program includes written feedback on each step as well as a biweekly phone or Skype session and email access on an as-needed basis. Clients work at their own pace for a minimum of three months, maximum of 18 months. $3.00 per page for reading of existing manuscript and $250 monthly fee thereafter.

Proposal Package

For the writer with a completed manuscript (or two!) who is ready to submit to editors and agents and needs assistance with the proposal process. This program includes guidance in developing all the possible pieces agencies and publishing houses may require, creating a social media platform, conducting an agent search and preparing for writers conferences. Package includes written feedback on each step as well as a biweekly phone or Skype session and email access on an as-needed basis. Clients work at their own pace. $350 total fee.

New “Intensives”

Two-to-three day intensive programs designed for individual authors or groups of 2 to 4 writers. Held at a site determined by the participants, the intensive provides in-depth study, practice and feedback for individual projects. Instruction is based on the needs of the writers and includes one-on-one time with Nancy, personally tailored exercises and a packet of written instructional materials, as well as a written critique of work submitted in advance. For more information and pricing, email Nancy at nnrue@att.net. Current or previous clients receive a 10% discount.