Writing: Frequently Asked Questions


I have an idea for a book, but don't know if the idea is good, or even how to create and publish it.

That's exactly why you should work with someone with experience in publishing. You're in the right place!




I'm an artist/healer/magic maker and want to write a book for my business. Can you help me with that?

Absolutely! There is nothing I like better than supporting and helping soulful business owners shine their light. I can help you with the writing and/or the design, and finally help you decide whether to self-publish or query a traditional publisher.




I don't even know where to begin writing my Website copy and Artist bio. Can you help
with this?

First, it's super important to be able to describe what you do and how you do it. If you can't describe it, how do you expect your customers or clients to understand it and buy from you? I can definitely help you fine tune your point of view and to whom you're talking.




I've spent more money on so-called gurus who haven't helped me or given me any information. Why should this be any different?

Me too!  The old bait and switch or the leader not really knowing the material is really frustrating. I've been there. I get it. Like you, I completely wish I had all of that money back. I'm here to be of service and help you create something that you can be proud of. So, if you aren't satisfied with the end results, please email me and let's talk about your needs. If I still can't help you, I'll give you half of your money back. I trust that you'll be diligent in doing the exercises provided, and honest in honoring the time I put into creating your project.



I would hate to hire a writer who farms out the work. Will I be working directly with you?

I assure you. I want to get to know you as much as you want information. I will not be on some beach sipping cocktails while someone else is doing the writing. You will get to ask questions of ME, not my assistant or a stand in, proxie person. We can even jump on Skype to talk about your project. I'm here for you...and if there are any cocktails involved, you will be invited as well. Be forewarned...there may be confetti throwing!




How do you know so much about publishing?

Ultimately, you'll have to follow your intuition on whether I'm the person you want to work with and the guide you need. Here are my street creds:


  •     I worked in publishing for 20+ years as an editor, writer, and creative manager.
  •     I've been writing and illustrating since I could hold a pencil.
  •     There are more than 100 books with my name on them.
  •     I am an award-winning author.
  •     I've been a judge for some of the top writing contests in the U.S.
  •     I know what it takes to make a book look and sound professional.



What kind of writing do you do?

I specialize in Earth Medicine, Spirituality, Self-help, and Storytelling. This could include energy work, Chakra systems, animal or plant medicine, herbal healing, myths and legends from around the world, or any number of other subjects or genres. I can guest blog post, be a ghost writer, write copy for your website, or write a book for you. I have published in both fiction and non-fiction, and for both adults and children.


Wow! Why are your prices so high?

My prices are aligned with industry standards. If you have been shopping around for a copywriter or ghost writer, I will agree that there are some who will write what you want for very cheap. I will also caution that you get what you pay for. I do not charge $50 for a 500 word blog post because I value my knowledge, my time, and my work.


If you feel that my prices are not aligned with your needs, we can do one of two things:

1. We can discuss your budget, and I can let you know how much can be accomplished for that price.

2. I can set up a payment schedule, like a layaway plan that you can begin paying on now to have your writing done in the future.


Contact me to discuss your needs.

Did you get your question answered? If not, contact me and let's discuss your project.




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