Writing can be a lonely journey sometimes ...and it can really help to have someone on your side who 'gets it', can sit beside you during the tough times, listen to what you have to say and provide practical and creative advice.
I offer individual mentor/coaching sessions on Zoom or in-person designed to support your writing projects and you, the writer.
The sessions below can be 'one-off' or ongoing, depending on your writing needs.
If you need ongoing help with your project, let's work out a schedule that will best support your writing. Contact me and let's chat.
Individual mentoring sessions are available at The Writing Place in Arkles Bay, Whangaparaoa and on Zoom.
A one to one session with me can really help if you:
Choose the option that best suits your needs. It's as easy as ABC. The one and two hour sessions can also be taken on Zoom or we can work out a mentoring schedule that meets your needs.
A. One-hour Writing Session
Spend an hour with me going through your writing and project issues.
One hour session where we review your writing and come up with solutions to common issues such as where and how to start
B. Two-Hour Writing Session
A two hour intensive where we dissect your writing project, take it apart and put it back together again with a pathway for progress.
C. Four-Hour Writing Session
This is a full-on, deep creative immersion where we focus exclusively and intensively on your project. Recommended if you have a project already underway and need some serious and full on effort to get to the finish line or make a solid start on a solid idea. This session can be done on Zoom as one 4-hour session or two 2-hour sessions.
Please contact me to arrange your session - I'll work in with you to select a day and time that suits your schedule.
Have a story to tell .. don't know where to start?
Maybe you've started on your life story, have a memory stick loaded with writing and photos but you need help to turn it all into a book.
Have you hit a roadblock with your writing or you've run aground on an empty, desolate beach with no inspiration in sight?
Need some help with writing discipline and routine?
Do you want to turn your life story into a book but need someone to write it for you?
Here's how I can help.
I want to help you write the story only you can tell, so please contact me and let's chat.
Here's what writers have to say about Jane ...
"Jane went above and beyond my expectations as a writing mentor. Jane guided, mentored and helped in every aspect of writing, right through to publication of my book The Wind at My Back.
"I cannot thank her enough for all of her help and writing wisdom. Jane is a true professional at what she does, not only a great writer herself but a wonderful person.
"I would recommend her to anyone who is undertaking the writing and publication of a book."
The Wind at My Back: a memoir of cancer, love and endurance
Mary Egan, 2019
"I am so glad I have this opportunity to run the work by her as it develops. She has an astute eye and every suggestion is from the reader's perspective and helps make the story more whole and readable.
"The writing would be substantially different if it wasn't for her capacity to observe the gaps and make sound suggestions.
I recommend her skills to anyone who wishes to get on with their novel or memoir. She is a brave and gentle supporter of my writing and I feel I am in good and safe hands."