Write Better, Write Now with Dr. Janice Harper, Book Coach
Are you ready to write a book, but don’t know where to start?
What you can expect from a book coach
As a professional author and book coach, Dr. Harper can guide you through the writing process from proposal to publishing. She’ll work with you on:
- Clarifying your idea
- Understanding the pros and cons of traditional publishing vs. independent publishing
- Building your platform (your audience)
- Writing your book proposal and finding a literary agent if you opt for traditional publishing
- Conceptualizing the structure of your nonfiction book, or the narrative arc of fiction or memoir
- Finding your narrative “voice”
- Writing dialogue, creating memorable and believable characters, conjuring an evocative setting and building suspense—even in narrative nonfiction
- Holding yourself accountable, so that you are able to set and reach your writing goals each week, as you write each chapter one page at a time.
Whether you have never written anything before or you are a polished academic writer hoping to break into popular writing, an experienced book coach can guide you through the complex process, refine your writing, find your “voice,” and get started turning this year’s dream into next year’s book! Why wait another day when you can get started right now on your path to becoming an author?
What a Team. I wouldn’t have and couldn’t have written my manuscript without Janice. Without her encouragement, education and guidance through the writing and publishing process, my book would be just an idea I hoped I could accomplish some day. I am proud of the work that we accomplished together.
I consulted with Janice during the research, writing and marketing of my book, The Last Night on The Titanic, Unsinkable Drinking, Dining & Style. Throughout, Janice suggested savvy, inventive and creative ideas. Janice takes time to listen and she made sure she understood my objectives and how they intertwined with the messages that I strived to convey. I would highly recommend Janice’s consulting services to other writers.
Special thanks goes to Janice Harper, a writing coach extraordinaire whom I had the fortuitous occasion to meet at a memoir writing workshop. She generously offered her time and expertise to help me contain my panic and redirect it towards the completion of this book. Janice proved invaluable for helping me embrace a more clear and simple way of writing.
COACHING & EDITING SERVICES
Dr. Harper provides complete editing services of academic, nonfiction, fiction and memoir, including developmental editing, content editing and proofreading.
ACADEMIC EDITING & COACHING
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