Mentoring & Editing

 
One-on-One Story Mentoring Day
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Written a draft of your story but are unsure if it’s any good? Struggling to make sense of your manuscript?

 
Six people will receive a one-hour one-on-one mentoring session with The Story Mentor, during which you will discuss your intentions with him and he will  provide professional feedback on what works and what doesn’t in your manuscript as well as guide you along your writing journey.

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"I find The Story Mentor a passionate coach, supportive and direct
- an ideal mentor for my manuscript."

— Bruce

Story Mentoring

Story Mentoring is an ongoing process whereby you meet regularly with The Story Mentor to discuss a new section of your work-in-progress, garner advice on the writing process, and become inspired to keep writing as The Story Mentor guides you along your writing journey.

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"I am certainly satisfied with the level of commitment he has demonstrated,
and I look forward to our continued contact."

— Margaret Cameron

 
Manuscript Assessment
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A Manuscript Assessment is an informed review of your full story. It allows The Story Mentor to bring his storytelling experience and fresh eyes to your full manuscript to determine whether the concept and story works as a whole.

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"It is just what I needed to progress as a writer."

— Garry Winterton

Substantive Editing

Substantive Editing is a comprehensive examination and, if necessary, revision of your story and its structural elements.

 

The Story Mentor brings his storytelling experience and knowledge to your story to make sense of its complexity and mechanics and resolve any problems.

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"For any struggling wanna-be author like myself, a person of The Story Mentor's
experience and skill set is definitely the way forwards."

— Anonymous

Copy Editing
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Copy Editing is a word-by-word line-by-line examination of your story that ensures the grammar and punctuation are correct, the language is consistent throughout, and that each word is the strongest representation of what you mean to say.

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"The Story Mentor is an outstanding editor and mentor."

— Lynne DePeras