Nonfiction Book Writing Coach for Individuals

Personal Coaching with The Book Professor

With 1-2-1 coaching, you will work directly with our founder and professional book writing coach, Nancy Erickson. She will lead you through our proprietary methodology to write and publish a high-impact nonfiction book that will establish you as an expert in your field, increase your credibility, and help attract a following.

Why You Need a Professional Book Writing Coach

Most people who want to tell their story and inspire others have never written a book before or have tried for years without success. How could you possibly know the best way to go about the book-writing process? Working with a nonfiction book coach will help you achieve your book writing goals faster, and just as importantly, with less stress and more confidence.

When you work 1-on-1 with Nancy, in just six weeks, you will have a firm foundation for your nonfiction book and a comprehensive BookMap that will guide you as you finish your book. You will accomplish in six sessions what takes fourteen weeks in the Group Coaching Masterminds, and even more in the self-directed programs.

Once you have a solid foundation for your book, the rest unfolds with attentive personal coaching until you have a published book through our sister company, Stonebrook Publishing. Through personalized attention and individual focus, Nancy transfers her expertise to you, your passion, and your work.

If you’re ready to stop procrastinating or struggling to write your book, a personal, professional book writing coach from The Book Professor will get you to the finish line with a published, nonfiction book of which you can be proud!

Ready to Write Your Book? Here’s How It Works

Below you’ll see the 6-step process for how our individual book writing program works as well as costs associated with each step. When you’re ready to get started writing your book, fill out the form at the bottom of the page.

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Plan Your Project

You will work directly with Nancy to build your BookMAPs—the master plan for writing your book, which is a visual representation of all your book’s content. Your BookMAPs will include every point you want to make, every story you will tell, every lesson you will teach.

We construct your chapters by naming the problems your readers are likely to experience. Then, through a very story-driven process, you present your solutions.

We do this through six 90-minute video sessions to construct your content. During that time, you’ll have specific homework to complete. At the conclusion of our sessions, you will have built a firm foundation for your book and developed a comprehensive BookMap that will guide you as you write your book.

We will accomplish in six sessions what it takes fourteen weeks to accomplish in the Group Coaching Masterminds. Through this personalized attention and individual focus, Nancy specifically targets her expertise to you, your passion, and your work.

Step 1 Cost: $6,000

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Write Your First Draft

Following your BookMAPs, you will write the first draft of your personal story and all the chapters that make up your Problem/Solution sets. Every object lesson and application story will be included. We will create a writing schedule and establish accountability to complete your project. We work together to refine your style, your voice, your material, and your message to fit your branding. Nancy will guide you with assignments and deadlines to keep you on track to keep the project moving and minimize your costs. As you finish writing one chapter, Nancy will edit it while you work on the next chapter.

Step 2 Cost: $175 per hour

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Edit Your Manuscript

This final polish comes when your manuscript is complete. We will edit your manuscript for consistency and clarity, weave in elements of your personal story at appropriate points, construct the title page, copyright page, front matter, and back matter. At the conclusion of this step, your manuscript will be complete and ready for publication through Stonebrook Publishing.

Step 3 Cost: $175 per hour

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Publish Your Book

If we work through all of the above steps together, your book will be published through our sister company, Stonebrook Publishing. With our professional staff, we will design your cover and the interior layout, purchase and assign the ISBNs, and set your book up for publication and distribution. Publication will be print-on-demand, which means that your book is printed at the time it is sold—a savvy way to prevent you from paying large sums to purchase and store inventory. Step Four is only available to those who complete steps One through Three with us.

All rights are 100% yours, and you receive 100% of the proceeds from book sales.

Step 4 Cost: $7,800

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Repurpose Your Content

Now that your book is complete, you can repurpose its content to reach the masses. We can guide you to use your book material to write and distribute:
  • Articles
  • Podcasts
  • Online courses
  • Workshops
  • Seminars
  • Video training

Step 5 Costs: Variable

Hire Your Personal Book Coach

This soup-to-nuts approach guides you to write nonfiction book that will stand shoulder-to-shoulder with the best on the market. And that’s what you want. Not some slapped together book that will get lost in the crowd, but a professionally written, packaged, and internationally distributed product that will have a lasting impact on your readers.

The typical total cost for 1-2-1 coaching and publication through Stonebrook Publishing is usually between $15,000 and $18,000. The actual amount varies by client.

1-2-1 coaching to write your book is available on a limited basis. Please use the form you see here to reach out to Nancy, so you can schedule a time to get started on your book.