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Dear Illustrious Writer,
You are visiting this site today with a specific storytelling background, a particular set of questions, and a desire for a certain outcome.
My bottom line:
Make your story genuinely compelling. No matter the genre.
All stories are universal. Every story has the potential to have your reader on the edge of her seat.
We will make your story have lasting impact.
So. Let’s create an agreement together, that works for you.
To begin, I have a range of competitive rates, based on the current consulting marketplace.  See below.
Still from there, we can discuss.
Contact me, and I will create a package for you, suited exactly to you.
– Tara Samuel, your Scriptkicker.

Script / Play Consultation + Typed Notes

I will read your feature length screenplay or full length play with an eye out for scene/act structure, overall themes, well-developed characters, overall story arc, rhythm and more. I will then email you 10-12 typed pages of extremely detailed notes geared to help you rewrite and elevate your work to its highest potential.

Consultation fee:  $395.




Novel: Treatment + Full Manuscript + Typed Notes

I will read your outline and a draft of your novel.  For your treatment, you will receive an average of 5 pages of very detailed typed notes. For your manuscript you will receive an average of 10-12 pages of likewise extremely thorough & detailed, typed notes. Two sets of notes. Throughout each set of meticulously-considered notes, I will guide you toward strong thematic consistency, fresh and original character development, clear scene structure and – most important in my opinion – compelling story-rhythm. We are going to irresistibly engage your audience.

Consultation fee – range dependent upon novel page count: $425. – $995.


Double Consultation
+ Typed Notes
+ 60 min. Meeting

I will read your feature length screenplay or full length play twice – two sets of notes – with an eye out for scene/chapter structure, overall themes, well-developed characters, overall story arc, rhythm and more. Thoroughly-detailed notes. Average 8-10 pages. I will then meet you via phone or Skype for 60 minutes, to provide detailed verbal guidance toward helping you rewrite and elevate your work to its highest potential.

Consultation fee:  $600.




Script / Play Revision Consultation 30 min. Meeting

After you implement notes from our initial consultation, I will read your revised script, then give you verbal notes during a 30-minute meeting.

Consultation fee: $295.




Outline Consultation: Script / Play / Novel

I will read and analyze your script treatment or novel outline twice (30 page maximum) and give you verbal/written notes, including suggestions for elevating your concept, strengthening your story structure and theme, and building characters that compel even further. All with the aim of engaging your audience as deeply as possible.

Consultation fee: $225.




Triple Consultation: Screenplay or Play: 3 sets of notes, 3 meetings

The Complete Package. For either your screenplay or your play, I will read your outline, first draft, then your revision draft. Each of the three stages includes extremely detailed typed notes, and a 60 min. meeting. Three sets of notes; three meetings. Throughout, I will guide you toward strong thematic consistency, fresh and original character development, clear scene structure and compelling story-rhythm. We are going to irresistibly engage your audience.

Consultation fee: $695.




A La Carte!

You may have other writerly requests! I will tailor a package specifically to you and your needs. I look forward to reading your work, be it a volume of poetry, a novella, an experimental film, or a trilogy of novels. My skill and passion lies in working within the perimeters of your own particular imagination and vision. Send me an email, and let’s make a plan.




 

Tara Samuel, Scriptkicker
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