Need expert in-depth help with your book idea or long-form manuscript?
After our Welcome Call and Initial Strategy Session, clients can enter the Manuscript Development program.
Is it time?
Are you ready to get specific: make plans, draft your to-do list, start checking items off the list, build a team to support your work, know that you’re accountable for your progress, keep an eye on the book’s role in your larger enterprises and undertakings, and more? Without your head exploding?
Then it’s time to consider Chenille Books expert Manuscript Development services.
• Assess your situation now. What’s working? What needs focus, or reframing, or rethinking?
• Develop the long-range plan your project needs.
• Take steps in sequence to make progress while avoiding overwhelm.
Building on our Initial Strategy Session, we’ll be ready to go.
Manuscript Development is custom-made for you and your book-length project, with coaching and consulting services, including team-building, as appropriate. Will you become an indie publisher? We can help you along that path as well.
Commit to the support and structure your writing project needs. Begin by co-developing a six-month plan for your manuscript. Agree to deliverables and dates. Check in together at scheduled intervals. The program typically includes two 60-minute sessions per month, critical readings of your manuscript, ongoing email support, and accountability.
You receive expert guidance, team-building, planning, and completion steps so you can focus your attention and energy wisely. As your team expands to include additional editorial, production, marketing, and other services, you can count on us to maintain focus and keep an eye on the moving parts.
Ask all your questions and get answers!
Understand the road ahead to realizing your vision.
Bring renewed purpose to the work you need to do.
When the time is right, develop and put in place the team you require to serve your project.
Overcome your own frustration.
Save yourself the time, effort, and discomfort that come with uncertainty.
Know that you have somewhere to go for answers to your questions, and advice when you reach the next fork in the road.
Get results. And gain a toolkit you can use in all your writing from now on.
Anne M Carley is the unsung hero of this project. In one year she has become a trusted coach, ally to the cause, and right hand to the book in every regard. Her support and know-how also helped subdue the forces of anti-nature so that I could realize this franchise. Her assistance to me as a client has been immeasurable. Thank you, Anne! —Zack Bonnie, author, Dead, Insane, or in Jail: A CEDU Memoir and its sequel, Dead, Insane, or in Jail: Overwritten
Anne Carley, of Chenille Books, has provided the wisdom, experience, and roadmap to move a manuscript into published book form. I am sincerely grateful and in awe of her kind guidance and phenomenal expertise and know that she is a quiet jewel in this arena. —Leigh B. Grossman, MD, author, The Parent’s Survival Guide to Daycare Infections
If you’re an aspiring or published author with a manuscript languishing on the back burner, like I was, Anne Carley at Chenille Books is your go-to girl. She will light a fire under you and come up with realistic deadlines and a workflow that is organized and doable. She knows how to “chunk” a project down into pieces that make it work and help you overcome procrastination. Once you get rolling, your progress will be palpable and you’ll discover you really do have time to get it all done. Anne’ brilliant grasp of all things publishing (including the new frontier of eBook publishing) will help you in ways you didn’t know you needed. I can’t recommend her enough! —Bobbie Jo Lieberman, author, Sassy Salad Secrets: Supercharge Your Diet & Recapture Your Health by Unlocking the Power of Living Foods
It is a challenge to write and produce work that stands up to the critics! Yet, the folks at Chenille Books provide assistance and feedback at every stage of a project. From editing to self-publishing, you will find Chenille Books to be helpful. If there are two aspects of collaboration that stand out, I would pick out the coaching and the quality assurance. The coaching helps you in the creative process of becoming a better writer. The quality assurance protects your image and reputation by turning out beautiful content! —Charlie Van Hecke, motivational speaker and author, The Art of the Q: Build Your Business With Questions.
Our manuscript development services are available in customized programs. We can probably configure one that fits your needs. Just ask.
Do you have an idea for your book? Have you completed a full draft? Are you ready to self-publish? Are you somewhere in the middle of the process?
Let’s talk. Click the button below to schedule a free Welcome Call.
We offer Manuscript Development for a six-month initial term (renewable).
Starting at $6,000 US.
Your investment varies. If you request an initial manuscript review, a reading fee will apply.
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