My author services partner with you, take your dream seriously, and get it to market. I combine your core author vision and creative style with proven market principles, reader expectations, and high quality writing craft to make sure your voice is heard and your goals are achieved.
I approach every project with the eyes of a dedicated authorpreneur of fiction and nonfiction, as well as an incorrigible creative who knows the value of investment and perseverance.
Get a high-quality, professional look at your manuscript to make sure you’re hitting that sweet spot between your vision, reader expectations, marketability, and craft.
I’m an experienced problem-solver who is on your side to explain, encourage, and enable you to get the best story out to the public. Over the course of eight years, I’ve worked with writers of all ages and experience levels to elevate their writing and make their stories shine. My clients have won awards, experienced the thrill of their first publication, mastered the troublesome “middle books” in trilogies, and preserved treasured family memories.
Plus, as an experienced educator and coach, every editing experience with me will help you grow in your craft, celebrate where you excel, and market your story more effectively.
“As an editor Janeen provides an essential but rare combination of understanding of genre expectations while recognizing and fostering unique ideas. I recommend her services to anyone looking to strengthen the themes of a book, tighten the plot, or fill in the gaps.” – H.L. Burke, Award-Winning Author
“Janeen’s editorial insights on character development and plot structure took my novel to a whole new level. She is a creative, patient guide who pushes authors to their fullest potential while celebrating their unique stories and voices.” – Sarah Delena White, Award-Winning Author
Fiction & Nonfiction
All manuscripts receive a 5 page sample edit. Payment plans available.
Want to get your feet wet? Try a manuscript review:
Manuscript Review – A great introduction to help your story shine. Get insightful, expert feedback from a publishing professional and start your self-edits with confidence!
-Fiction Review includes evaluation of character arcs, plot development and plot holes, pacing, theme usage, and marketability (what hits the market, what’s delightfully different, and the implications of both categories so you can make informed decisions about your vision for your book).
-Nonfiction Review depends on subgenre, but includes evaluation of voice, narrative coherency, effective organization, missing information, and marketability to suit your nonfiction writing goals.
Clients who get a fiction manuscript review are eligible for a special rate on other editing services.
Get personalized manuscript trouble-shooting, customized marketing strategies, time management, and problem solving on your schedule and suited to your creative style. Includes custom worksheets and a follow-up email with additional thoughts and resources.
“Janeen actively listens to and understands her clients. She meets them where they are, pinpoints their motivations, and discovers personal experiences that have shaped the business/writing they are doing. Then she helps them use that knowledge in marketing.”
–Laura Pol, Blog Tour Host at Unicorn Quester
Problem-Solver Special – $60 half hour/$110 hour
Clients have used problem-solver specials for many topics, including:
Book Launch Preparation
From Facebook parties to website coaching to connecting with your target readers, get the personal attention to succeed.
Online Presence Evaluation
A full evaluation of your website, current marketing strategies, and social media interactions. Encouragement on what works and personal training on where to improve!
Effective Marketing Your Way
New to putting yourself out there? Have a backlist and/or publishing experience, but still searching for a tribe? Overwhelmed by all the options and just want to focus on what works for you? This is your program.
Write a Publishable Book: Personal Planning
For authors serious about writing a book and knowing it’s publishable. Ready to skip those “test manuscripts” and make that first draft count with a publishable story that’s ready to write? This personal fiction course is a series of private coaching sessions on how you uniquely use those story elements with your voice and vision to create your story and reach your audience.
Book to Market
The ultimate book coaching experience. Includes a manuscript marketing review, skill training, long-term vision planning, and personalized coaching and assistance in all aspects of writing and marketing. Get consistent creative breakthroughs and the security of a coach on your team to handle any speed bumps on the road to publication.
“Janeen Ippolito’s book marketing coaching helped me settle into an advantageous marketing position. This branding, message, and media package helped me with website and social media connections. I recommend her to new authors starting out and authors who need to get organized into their niche.” – C.S. Johnson, Author
Get quality writing that embraces your unique voice and market conventions for book blurbs, marketing copy, blog posts, and more! Starts at $40/hour.