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Wish you had a chance to receive professional feedback from an experienced book editor and writing coach?

We offer a hybrid of high-quality developmental editing and coaching that fosters creativity and allows you to expand the vision of your book. Our Breakthrough Book Editing and Coaching Package starts at $1,500 and includes the following:

  • Three rounds of developmental editing  and feedback to improve your manuscript.
  • Three 1-hr video editorial meetings where we discuss your creative work and I provide verbal feedback on ways to improve your work.
  • Three 30-minute accountability video sessions to support and guide you as you make your revisions.
  • For each round of developmental editing, I perform these tasks:
    • read your manuscript twice
    • add editorial comments 
    • provide a 1-page critique with recommendations 
    • meet virtually for an hour to discuss my editorial feedback 
    • have a follow-up 30-minute Zoom call for accountability

Who is this service best suited for?

Our Creative Breakthrough Book Editing Package is best suited for writers who want to receive honest and professional feedback on ways to improve their manuscript and values a trusted support system.  I work with you and coach you through the revision process to ensure that you have a polished manuscript that is ready for copyediting and proofreading.

Please note: This service does not include line editing or copy editing.

Do you want us to edit your manuscript and become your writing coach? 

To request a quote, please send the first ten pages of your manuscript to Book Editor and Coach Mary B. Banks at Also, mention your page count. She will get back in touch with you shortly.

We look forward to working with you to improve your manuscript. We are committed to utilizing our expertise to guide you through the revision and rewriting process by providing you with our professional editorial feedback and creative insight.

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