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About my
book-writing
Fees

I will not collect royalties or share in any future earnings your manuscript may generate. The product is yours to profit from in any way you choose once you've paid for it. In the same regard, I will not accept shared profits or deferred payments as compensation for the work I do. 

Writing a book or life story manuscript is a serious commitment. It takes several months and sometimes up to a year or longer depending on the volume. There is immense value in a writer's ability to lead and manage a large project efficiently while delivering quality work, and there is even greater value in the finished product. 

Everyone will pay the same price. The price will be based on the volume and complexity of your project. If my fee isn't right for you, I understand and wish you every success in finding an option more suited to your spending preference. 

Fine print:

Overview only. Each project will be quoted individually. One page is equal to 250 words. Fees may increase depending on project complexity. Prices may change at any time without notice. All prices USD. The final product may be referenced on this website and other promotional platforms as part of Rachel 's work portfolio. A portion of the manuscript may be displayed. Rachel's name may appear on the printed or electronic book product.

cost &
timeline

50 pages...... starting at   $35,000 ~ 10 to 14 weeks

100 pages.... starting at  $60,000 ~ 16 to 20 weeks

150 pages..... starting at  $85,000 ~ 21 to 25 weeks

200 pages... starting at  $110,000 ~ 26 to 30 weeks

300 pages... starting at $160,000 ~ 40 to 46 weeks

What you'll get
for your money

Stage 1, Planning: I will prepare a detailed agreement that specifies everything related to the working arrangement:  a description of deliverables, fees and payment schedule, a preliminary project timeline, ownership and use of the material, and all the legal considerations that protect us both. 

Stage 2, Structuring: This includes preliminary discussions about objectives and creative direction, content overview and story design, delivery of a manuscript outline with a chapter breakdown and brief summary of planned content for each chapter, and the development of a work plan to achieve it.

Stage 3, Content Development: This consists of regularly-scheduled, detailed content discussions, and the cumulative development of the manuscript through scheduled draft submissions of  2000-2500 words (8 to 10 pages).

Stage 4, Final Review: Line edit, proof-reading, and final manuscript formatting.