recognize that every writer, and each project, is unique:
different stages of development, wild variation in subject
matter, approach and raison d’Ítre.Some projects are closely
held—writers choosing to
keep their own counsel until the final unveiling—while others
value collective input to mold and fashion their
material. Some writers prefer solitude, while others
You want individual attention exclusively focused on your particular
manuscript or screenplay. You require intense stretches of writing
and prefer, in large measure, to set your own “classroom”
describes you, private mentoring is probably your better option.
mentoring, by its very nature, does not lend itself to a
and your project will define the areas to be addressed. These
areas are determined by:
your particular concerns;
a sample of your writing
to be received 30 days prior to the session.
To conserve valuable time, these matters are best
have a great concept but nothing actually written? So be it.
Then we start from scratch and flesh out your idea, explore dramatic
options (yes, even for nonfiction) and give it form and substance
How does this work?
We’ll discuss your project
by phone to determine your needs and goals and set a realistic timeframe
within which they might be fulfilled. Experience has shown that three consecutive days
of intensive work in-residence is usually sufficient to bring satisfactory
How do you set the wheels in
requesting a session with an on-site
mentor of your choice, and two alternative dates, your
telephone number, the best time to reach you by phone and we'll call you
private mentoring schedule:
and intensive days from 9 am to noon and 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Please inquire about the rate.
Regular rates apply, and vary depending on the location.