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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

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
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

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