For writers with a finished first draft or writers continuing on from our Ignite program. This eight-month program takes you from writing your second draft all the way through to getting ready to publish. The Launch program includes:

Writing Your Second Draft (8 weeks)

    • Weekly writing submissions with oversight, encouragement, feedback, and a sharp eye toward smoothing any lingering structural issues, narrative weaknesses or confusion, and character development
    • Weekly Zoom sessions to review your writing and work through what’s coming up
    • Training on creating an early relationship with your reader by email and social media
    • Learning about publishing options and putting together beta and advance readers for your launch team

Developmental Edit Two (2 weeks)

    • A detailed read and review of your finished second draft with the goal of providing feedback, guidelines, and suggestions for smoothly remaining rough spots, strengthening sentence and paragraph structure, and polishing your book in final rewrite

Final Rewrite (8-12 weeks)

    • Weekly writing submissions as you polish your final manuscript submission.
    • Weekly writing submissions as you polish your final manuscript submission.

Copyedit (3 weeks)

    • An exhaustive, line by line edit of your final manuscript on a granular level. Includes tightening sentences, sharpening and clarifying language, strengthening narrative choices, and bringing out the best of you as a writer.

Proofread (3 weeks)

    • Fact-checking, consistency of language and style, grammar and spelling check, and looking for any other errors or lack of clarity.