Writing Mentorship & Client Reviews

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Email: [email protected]  Phone/Text/WhatsApp 087 6362247

Exclusive Opportunity: Private One-on-One Writing Mentorship with a Bestselling Author!

Receive personalized guidance from a renowned international bestselling author.

Deep Dive into Your Manuscript:  Before your session, I will take the time to review your work in advance thoroughly. This allows for a truly tailored experience, with my being prepared to address your specific strengths and areas for development.

Unlock Your Storytelling Potential: In your private workshop, I will provide insightful feedback on your manuscript, offering expert advice on taking your work to the next level, by delving into all aspects of the writing craft, including:

  • Plot Construction: Assisting you in crafting a captivating storyline that keeps readers engaged from the first page to the last.
  • Character Development: Guidance in bringing your characters to life with depth, complexity, and believable motivations.
  • Dialogue that Sizzles: I will help you master the art of vibrant dialogue that drives the story forward and reveals character personalities.
  • World Building: Show you how to create an immersive setting that transports readers into your fictional world.

This unique mentorship program will empower you as a writer, equipping you with the skills and confidence to complete your manuscript and pursue your publishing dreams. Don’t miss out on this chance to learn from a best-selling author who has enabled many writers to become published.

RATES for Manuscript Review/Proof-reading/Editing Services

  • Manuscript assessment including in-depth feedback on each chapter: €40 per hour (approximately 12hrs to read 80,000 words)
  • Proofreading or light copy-editing: Standard copy-editing: €35 per hour
  • Substantive/developmental editing and fact-checking: €45+ per hour
  • Formatting book for publishing €35 per hour
  • Cover design €30 per hour
  • Private one-to-one mentoring €40 an hour.

Mentoring for your Memoir

Mentoring for Your Memoir - How to write your memoir with Nicola Kearns at leitrimwritingcottage.com

Have a Story Waiting to Be Told? ✍️

Turn your life experiences into a powerful memoir with personalized mentoring!

Do you have a unique story that begs to be shared? Maybe it’s a journey of overcoming adversity, a love story for the ages, or a career path filled with unexpected twists. A memoir allows you to capture your experiences and inspire others.

But starting can be daunting.

That’s where I can help!

I offer personalized memoir writing mentorship to guide you through every step of the process:

  • Finding your focus and crafting a compelling narrative.
  • Unlocking your voice and writing with authenticity.
  • Structuring your story for maximum impact.
  • Bringing your memories to life with vivid details and emotional depth.

Ready to unleash your inner writer and share your story with the world?

Let’s chat! Contact me for more information about my mentoring packages at [email protected] or 087 6362247



Manuscript Assessment by Writing Mentor at leitrimwritingcottage.com
Manuscript Assessment by Writing Mentor at leitrimwritingcottage.com

Stuck on Your Novel? Get Expert Help and Shine!

Have you poured your heart into a story, but wonder if it’s truly publishable? At Leitrim Writing Cottage, I offer a comprehensive manuscript assessment service to help you refine your novel and reach its full potential.

I’m a published author, with a #1 bestselling trilogy (Malta Saga) under my belt, and over 30 years of experience as a writer and mentor. I know the challenges novelists face, and I’m here to guide you.

My in-depth analysis will reveal:

  • Strengths and weaknesses of your characters, plot, pacing, and emotional core.
  • Theme exploration – is your message clear and impactful?
  • Publishing potential – is your novel ready for the next step?

You’ll receive a detailed report with actionable insights to make your story shine. Whether you plan to self-publish or seek agents, I can equip you with a polished draft for submission.

Every writer needs a trusted advisor. Let me be your fresh pair of eyes and help you navigate the crucial editing and revision process.

Ready to take your novel to the next level?


Contact Leitrim Writing Cottage today:

Don’t let your story gather dust. Let’s make it shine!

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