All prices are fully inclusive. Fees in dollars are updated regularly, but please check current exchange rates for the exact figures.
For full details of our Literary Consultancy service, see the Literary Consultancy page.
For a Full Written Reader’s Report:
This service includes reading of the manuscript and a full written report OR a two hour in-person meeting with your consultant. It also includes annotation of text, but this is not a full editing service.
For a full-length manuscript the report would be between 7-10 single-spaced pages. An additional 30 minute telephone conversation is included where the written report is chosen over the in-person meeting. Please send your manuscript double-spaced in 12pt font.
These fees are for novels and playscripts
For manuscripts up to 15,000 words: £375 ($507) (minimum fee) – (Agent/publisher submission package)
For manuscripts up to 30,000 words: £475 ($642)
For manuscripts up to 60,000 words: £600 ($811)
For manuscripts up to 80,000 words: £750 ($1014)
For manuscripts up to 100,000 words: £895 ($1210)
For manuscripts longer than 100,000 words: An additional £7 ($9.45) per 1000 words
Please fill in the contact form if you would like to see a sample of a Reader’s Report.
The Literary Consultancy Service is conducted by our team of consultants.
Please note that Jacqui Lofthouse is rarely available for full ms reads unless you are one of her coaching clients. If you wish to enquire about her availability, please do so via the contact form.
Coaching and Mentoring:
If you wish to purchase one of these packages, please contact Jacqui Lofthouse in the first instance – she will advise you on the best package and consultant for you.
The Writing Life:
For full details of this programme, see the Coaching page. Please note The Writing Life is a coaching-only package and does not include any reading of work.
In brief, this programme includes two one-hour telephone coaching sessions per month OR one two-hour meeting per month and full ongoing email support and membership of our Facebook community.
For a three month Writing Life coaching package: £945 ($1277), payable in advance or £350 ($473) payable monthly
For a six month Writing Life coaching package: £1650 ($2230), payable in advance or £300 ($405) payable monthly
The Full Mentor:
For full details of this programme, see the Coaching page.
In brief, this programme includes one one-hour telephone OR in-person coaching session per month.
The three month programme includes reading and annotation of 20,000 words. The six month programme includes reading and annotation of 40,000 words. The twelve month programme includes reading and annotation of 80,000 words.
All clients get full ongoing email support and membership of our Facebook community.
For a three month Full Mentor coaching package: £945 ($1277), payable in advance or £350 ($473) payable monthly
For a six month Full Mentor coaching package: £1650 ($2095), payable in advance or £300 payable monthly
Ultimate Literary Coaching Programme
For fees for the 12 month programme click below