Choose Your Book-Making Package

Generally speaking, my rate is $15/hour. However, I think it’s a lot easier to purchase a service when you know what the final price will be. Here are the packages I offer, but please know that we can build your own based on my hourly rate!

To purchase call me at 503-380-1504 or email me using the contact form below to schedule our first free phone consultation, and we’ll go from there.

 

  • Basic Book Package, $80
    • One free phone conversation to chart the course of our project
    • An initial 1.5 hour oral history session
    • Transcription of the oral history interview
    • One-on-one editing session over the phone or in person.
    • One book design, plus printing and binding.

 

  • Mini Celebration Book, $60 (Great for milestones!)
    • One free phone conversation to chart the course of our project
    • An initial 1 hour oral history session.
    • Transcription of oral history interview.
    • One book design, plus printing and binding.

 

  • A Big Deal Book, $140
    • One free phone consultation to chart the course of our project.
    • Three hours total of oral history session (can be two 1.5 hour sessions or three 1 hr sessions)
    • Two creative prompts homework and lots of handholding and support to do them.
    • Transcription and editing.
    • One book design, plus printing and binding.

 

  • Writer’s Jumpstart, $135
    • One free phone conversation to chart the course of our project. We’ll talk about what you’re trying to write, why, what’s blocking you, what support you need, and what experiments might help.
    • Five one-on-one hourlong writing session with prompts, exercises, brainstorming, and real writing. You set the schedule.
    • Three sounding-board consultation sessions in which I read what you write and give you support for developing it.
    • Writer’s Jumpstart Group Rate: $150 (get a couple of friends together, host us at your home, and split the total cost among you).

Special Packages:

  • Retirement Living and Nursing Home Packages: $50 per person, 5 person minimum
    • 1 hour oral history session per person, transcription, one-on-one editing session, 1 printed book, 1 anthology for facility with excerpts from residents’ oral histories.
  • Small Businesses: Basic Package $60, Full Package $85
    • Both packages include two hours of interviews with you/founders/employees/loyal customers and data collection, written into a printed and handbound book  and accompanying copy for your website. The full package adds complete web, brochure, social media and newsletter copywriting package based on completed book.