1:1 Coaching

  • Clarity Coaching

  • Proposal Coaching

  • 1st Draft Coaching

  • Revision Coaching

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Clarity Coaching 

Plan First, Write Second

Dig Deep, Get Clear, & Focus Your Book Project
Over three 90-minute coaching sessions, we will strategize, investigate, and try on different ideas as we 
dig deep to uncover and clarify the one story or one big idea you want to write about.

As your coach and creative collaborator, I will help you get clear on the key elements you need to write a memoir or nonfiction book that changes lives.

Doing this planning work first will save you tons of time—and frustration—in your writing journey.

Get clear about:
  • Why you must write this book
  • What you have come to the page to say
  • Where your book fits in the marketplace
  • Who your ideal reader is
  • Which key scenes you must write first
  • When your story begins—and when it ends
  • What publication path is right for you

Details: Three 90-minute strategy sessions over Zoom + written assignments before and after the coaching calls

Also available as an VIP Day Experience (online or in person). Contact me for VIP pricing.

After Clarity Coaching, writers begin Proposal Coaching or 1st Draft Coaching.


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Proposal & 1st Draft Coaching

Based on your intended publication path and genre, you draft a book proposal or a manuscript with ongoing support, encouragement, accountability, and feedback from Suzette

Clarity Coaching is a prerequisite to these coaching packages

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Book Proposal Coaching


8 deadlines to submit proposal pages for inline feedback plus 8 45-minute coaching calls

Monday-Friday email access to Suzette 

Option to add on additional deadlines and pitch support. Package is typically completed within 4 months.

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1st Draft Coaching


6 deadlines to submit pages for inline feedback plus 6 45-minute coaching calls

Monday-Friday email access to Suzette

After the 6 deadlines and calls are completed, writers transition to ongoing monthly coaching at $600/month.

NOTE: In special circumstances, I create custom packages for qualified clients. These packages are intensive and very high touch, and are priced accordingly. For more information, please use the form below to contact me.

Already Have a Draft?
Revision Coaching 

Start with a First 50 Audit | $750

an evaluation of your first 50 pages + your chapter summaries, plus a 45-minute coaching call.


A Full Manuscript Evaluation | Starting at $2000

A detailed editorial letter outlining the strengths and weaknesses of your draft and suggested steps for revision, inline comments focusing on the big picture (note: this is NOT a line-edit), plus a 45-minute coaching call.

Schedule a complimentary discovery call to discuss the best option for you. Fill out the form below to get started.

I also serve memoir writers in the coaching track for She Writes Press.

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"Suzette has an innate ability to get you to dig deep so you can turn a good book into a transformational one."
~ Jenn

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"Writing a book felt like mission impossible. Now I feel empowered and clear about what I want to say and how I'm going to say it."

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"I am now a true believer in planning! Suzette's thoughtful process helped me get clear on what my story was really about."
~ Beck

Tell me about your book idea!

Complete this form, and I'll get back to you soon to discuss our next steps.

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