Being an independent author is a hustle.
It's a lot of hard work and can be overwhelming, regardless of how new or established you are.
The recipe to indie author success isn't a simple one, but there are building blocks necessary in ensuring you've got a solid foundation to stand on.
Defining your goals
Establishing realistic expectations
Prioritizing next steps
Building an author platform
- Consistent branding and so much more
Author Platform Blueprints
Branding and Design
You might know me as a fast-moving indie author, rambling podcaster, aspiring author coach, and social media guru. But more than that...
I'm a hustler.
I'm a doer.
I'm a hardworking, self-published dreamer who's learned a thing or two over the years about writing, small-business, and the ever-evolving indie author world.
I've published over 15 books since 2012, and each experience has taught me something new about myself, my craft, and about self-publishing success.
20 minute Needs Assessment Consult
Resource List and Links
Recommendations and Contacts
Project Strategic Plan (if applicable)
Proposed Next Steps
Whether you're new to the self-publishing world or a long-time author, we creatives sometimes need accountability and planning to keep ourselves on track. Here's how I can help...
PRICING & PACKAGES
Project consultation on an as-needed basis.
*Recommended for authors who want to think through project ideas, strategic next steps for their brand, and/or create a production schedule conducive to their needs, with realistic goals and expectations in mind.
On-going time management and accountability coaching. Includes one weekly check-in via email, and a monthly 40 minute consultation via phone or video for feedback, guidance, and additional resources moving forward.
*Recommended for authors who have a business or success plan in place, but need additional motivation to stay on track.
Review & Feedback
Manuscript or outline review includes my honest feedback and notes (using track-changes) throughout document and a summary report.
- Pricing for approx. 50,000 words
- Additional consultation after read-through is $50/hour.
*This is not a developmental edit.
*Recommended for aspiring authors who want my advice on story craft.
*I suggest Hourly Consultation for works with less than 20,000 words.
Session includes a social media and mailing list Brand Evaluation (if applicable) and a 90-minute strategizing consult via phone or video with outlined recommendations and next steps for building, maintaining, and engaging your target audience.
*Additional consult replaces Brand Eval for authors who have no existing brand or audience.
*Recommended for new authors who need to build a reader following and don't know where to start, and for author re-branding/pen name launches.
Recommended for full-scale author branding, re-branding, and building a new author platform in order to organize, prioritize, plan, and execute your goals. Includes:
- Personalized Strategy Plan
- Platform Blueprint
- Recommendations and Next Steps
- 2-hour consultation
- Resources and contacts
I am a full-time author and take clients as my schedule allows.
Pricing and services are subject to change based on individual needs after assessment.
I may recommend a project vs. hourly rate after our initial assessment.
You are under no obligation to use my services after the free, initial needs assessment. Sometimes it's just not a good fit, so no hard feelings.
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