Reasonable rates, direct experience, detailed feedback, prompt turnaround so you’re not waiting months to get back to work on your novel, play, short story collection or memoir. Sound good?

Marnie Woodrow is an award-winning writer, instructor and editor who has worked with Canadian and international writers of fiction, memoir, non-fiction, poetry and drama for 16 years. Her primary areas of interest are developmental/substantive edits, ghost writing, and limited weekly/bi-weekly coaching.

2017 Availability: 

Substantive Edits:

Booking now for Fall 2017. Some availability for work on novels, memoirs, short fiction collections. Complete drafts (however rough) are ideal. Sample required to ensure that we are a good creative fit for one another. Detailed editorial notes, phone consults included.

Quick Reads: 

If you really just want a fresh pair of eyes with editorial savvy for a short story, first chapter or the opening scenes in your screenplay, this is likely a great option for you. Light notes are customized, not generic, and then you can get back to the flow. This option does not include on-page edits, just notes. Rates by word or by page depending on project.

To register/inquire, email storycoach@gmail.com

Marnie is also available for one-day or half-day workshops or talks on a variety of themes and topics for writers of all ages and stages. Please inquire.