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Writing and Editing


Services

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Writing and Editing


Services

I provide exclusive content development support to the busy and influential communicator. Please review the list of services below. If there is anyway I can be of assistance to you, please click the button below to tell me more about you and your book. I will personally follow up with you to begin developing a content services plan for you and your book.

DO YOU NEED A FULL RANGE OF BOOK PUBLISHING SERVICES?

For a full range of editorial and independent publishing services, my team at Embolden Media Group are some of the best and brightest publishing professionals in the industry. From editing to book cover design and proofreading to ebook conversion, we will be happy to assist you in taking your book project to the next level.


WRITING SERVICES 

Writing Coaching

Ghostwriting

Over the course of six to twelve months, I will walk with you through your writing process, helping you to produce book that will inspire and motivate your readers to live their best lives. Together, we will tackle common roadblocks to book writing, such as

  • Writer’s block, discouragement, and lack of accountability

  • Too many or too little ideas or content

  • Beginning marketing and platform-building tips

  • How to target the right audience and write to their felt needs so that your message makes an impact

  • Finding the right topic and genre the will help say what you need to say in the most effective way it needs to be said

At the end of the coaching sessions and upon your completing your manuscript, I will personally provide the substantive edit to give your book a glossy finish.

Let’s unlock that finisher’s spirit and get your book into the hands of the people who need it most!

From $4,500

Books I’ve written as other people have charted on ECPA and CBA best-seller lists, have sold hundreds of thousands of copies around world, and have been translated into many languages and dialects.

Working directly with you or your staff, I will apply this same skill, knowledge, and experience to take your burning ideas and turn them into a compelling book manuscript ready for the next step in your publishing process. I work from

  • Transcripts from interviews, speaking events, sermons, or

    voice memos

  • Written lesson plans or workshop notes/outlines

  • Select journal entries and blogs

  • Social media posts and live broadcasts

  • And the like

You are the author; I am your scribe.

This service is ideal for the gifted and in-demand public speaker, faith leader, or cultural influencer, who may not have bandwidth to write for themselves but wants to have their core messages in book form.

From $10,000


EDITORIAL SERVICES

For general nonfiction, Christian living, spiritual growth, spiritual warfare/deliverance, marriage and family, some topics in health and wellness, creative nonfiction, some fiction, and memoir

Substantive/Content Editing

The next step after the manuscript has been written, the content or substantive edit focuses on the big picture, the overall purpose and promise of the book by clarifying ambiguities, correcting conceptual problems, and maintaining the tone of the manuscript. A content edit:

  • Identifies problems with overall clarity or accuracy

  • Evaluates the order in which the text is presented and recommends ways to reorganize

  • Identifies gaps in content

  • Analyzes sentences for structure/syntax

  • Suggests or provides clearer explanations, anecdotes, analogies, or illustrations

  • Proposes additions or deletions of headings

  • Seeks to achieve clarity of subject, logic, and consistency

Completed in six to twelve weeks, I, or an esteemed member of my freelance editorial team, will provide this service to you.

From $1,650

Book Doctoring

So you’ve written a book—kind of. You have something, ahem, that you poured over as much as you could and it is just not feeling as sharp as you hoped it would. You know the diamond is hidden in the rough there somewhere, but you just aren’t able to mine it. Book doctoring may be just what you need.

I will take your “manuscript,” evaluate it, develop a new outline and direction for it, and pulling from my fifteen years of industry knowledge, will give it the right edge it needs to stand out among other books in its category. Then, upon your approval and as you supply the content based on my direction, I will take to the task of doing all the reorganizing based on the plans we’ve set together to reshape, refocus, lengthen, or reduce your completed manuscript.

From $4,000


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Planning and Consultation


Planning

and Consultation

Planning and Consultation


Planning

and Consultation

Planning and Need Feedback?

Are you in the planning phase and need some consultation along the way? Use the schedule below to see how I can help.


One-on-One Consultations + Specially Priced Service Bundles

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Literary Representation


Literary Representation

Literary Representation


Literary Representation

 

Literary Representation

Using my fifteen-plus years in the publishing industry as an anchor, I support well-established authors and help them find their place in the market. Offering direct publishing career guidance, I serve as a literary agent who will work toward securing the best and most profitable deals for my authors. Capturing and honing that “it” book concept, assisting with the development of an outstanding book proposal, presenting and placing my authors with the right publishers, negotiating contracts, and liaising between the author and their publisher for the life of the relationship are how I serve my authors best.

Let me introduce you to my growing family of authors I currently represent.

 
 

John Eckhardt

ECPA and CBA best-selling author, John Eckhardt is overseer of Crusaders Ministries, located in Chicago, Illinois. Gifted with a strong apostolic call, he has ministered throughout the United States and in more than eighty nations. He is a sought-after international conference speaker who has authored more than fifty books, including Prayers That Rout Demons, Prayers That Break Curses, Prophet, Arise!, and God Still Speaks. With more than two million books in print, John is a leading author writing on topics such as deliverance, prayer, faith, hearing from God, church leadership, and prophetic worship. He resides in the Chicago area with his wife, Wanda.

 
 

Rachael Gilbert

Author, speaker, and coach, Rachael Gilbert helps women overcome fear and insecurities so they can confidently pursue their God-given dreams. Sharing her wealth of knowledge and wisdom, she writes for publications such as Studio G, MICI, Women to Women Ministries, and Anchored Press planners and has published devotionals. A sought-after conference speaker, Rachael cohosts Declare Conference, equipping Christian women communicators, and hosts her own thriving podcast community, Real Talk with Rachael. She is the creator of The Intentional Influencer, a course that equips Christian women online influencers. Rachael lives in Flower Mound, Texas, with her husband, Matthew, and their three children.

 

Leah Ramirez

Pastor, speaker, and author, Leah Ramirez has passionately led and founded ministries and nonprofit organizations that serve her local community and have fueled worldwide prayer movements. During her more than twenty years in full-time ministry, Leah has partnered with with Lou Engle and the Call, worked as prayer director for evangelist Reinhard Bonnke, preached in the underground church in China, and catalyzed large stadium events in Mexico.

Along with her husband, Larry, and their two children, Leah carries out her God-vision to see people awakened, revived, healed, and economically renewed by the power of the Holy Spirit. 


Submit a Query for Representation

I am currently accepting book proposals from established authors or influencers who are seeking traditional publishing partnerships and writing nonfiction. I will also give some consideration for some fiction and children’s books. My main interests are Christian living, spiritual growth, spiritual warfare/deliverance, marriage and family, Christian and Spirit-filled women’s topics, and some topics in natural and mental health and wellness.

If your book fits within these categories and you would like to be considered for representation, please click the “Request Representation” button below and fill in the submission form. Once you’ve sent in your information, please allow me eight weeks to review it. If I find I am able to find a home for you and your book, I will be in touch within those eight weeks to request 1-3 sample chapters.

If you have not heard from me after twelve weeks, please know that I am not able to represent you at this time.

I wish you all the best in finding the right representation and publishing home for your book.