coach and critique a variety of fiction writers, offering sharp,
detailed comments and suggestions on their work. Together we work
to make your manuscript as exceptional as possible.
many contacts in the industry, I can also help you with the submission
process to literary agents, if you have reached that stage, as
well as answer any questions you may have on the publishing process.
Fees vary according to your needs and the length of the material,
though I generally charge $1 dollar per double-spaced page (so
critique of a 200 page novel will be $200), with a minimum payment
of $100. Telephone conferences can also be arranged.
critique addressed the heart and soul of my novel and showed me
how to focus on the ideas I most wanted to convey to the reader.
Her feedback was specific and instructive, and her insightful comments
piqued my imagination. Working with Sophie has reinvigorated my
relationship with my writing."
-- Candace Killian
Powell has read and critiqued two novels for me, each very different
from the other. She has a discerning sensibility that provides
enthusiastic, unfettered support for the strengths of the work,
penetrating insight into the trouble spots, and helpful suggestions
for remedies. She has supported my work and launched me into confident
rewrites on both projects."
-- Elizabeth Tyler