Feeling stuck with writing your book? Wondering whether you’re on the right track? If so, a coaching call with an experienced book coach and editor might be just what you need to move forward.
This service is ideal for you if:
A coaching call will help you to:
In this service, you’ll get objective, honest feedback from an editor who knows what readers want. This feedback can be on your:
Before your coaching call, please send any relevant documents to us for review.
During your coaching session, the editor will:
After the call, the editor will send you a copy of the notes made during the review and any comments on the manuscript. You can make your own notes during the call if you wish.
Coaching sessions take approximately an hour, though they can be split into two half-hour sessions if you would prefer.
They will be held via a phone call or Zoom video call within the UK. They will be held via Zoom or WhatsApp call outside the UK.
As we are based in the UK, we offer coaching sessions between 10am to 6pm GMT from Monday to Friday. Please check your time zone to ensure that these times work for you.
The cost of a coaching call with our expert nonfiction book coach is £75 and this price covers:
If you would like further coaching calls to help you stay on track or check your changes, we can book future calls.
After coaching, you might want hands-on content editing or copy editing from one of our experienced editors. You can find out more about those services here.
If you’d like to record the call for future reference, feel free to do so, but please don’t share it with anyone.
We take our authors’ privacy seriously, so rest assured we won’t share your documents, details, or the content of our discussions with anyone.
We delete all files after the project’s completion aside from those used for marketing purposes.
At The Book Shelf, we specialise in nonfiction books that make the world better. We empower our authors to write life-changing books for their readers. We’ve worked on over 500 books with authors around the globe—from first-timers to New York Times bestsellers to non-native speakers and everyone in between. If you want to change your readers’ lives, we want to help you achieve that.
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"Being a new writer, I felt the weight was all on me to produce compelling content for my readers and to figure it all out on my own. But when you work with Ameesha, she brings out the inner writer in you. She's got this wizardry and magic where she can help you turn 3 plain paragraphs into 20 paragraphs with rich detail. I would highly recommend her for whatever literary ventures you have."
"Ameesha is a friendly, savvy, and resourceful partner in the publishing process. She is a natural coach—during our collaboration, she ably discerned my wants and concerns, offered crisp guidance and suggestions, and topped it off with some amicable interactions for the human touch. True to her profile, she came across as someone who was genuinely interested in the success of my book. I would definitely recommend her and her team to anyone in any stage of the publishing process."
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