Story editing, also known as structural or developmental editing, takes an in-depth look at an entire manuscript with a focus on structure, characters, plot, and settings.
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StoryCoach editors deliver an exceptional editorial package.
Comprehensive, Objective Story Edits
Increase your understanding of what great stories are made of using the insightful visuals and the 38 Fictionary Story Elements.
StoryCoach ensures you “fully” evaluate the story without personal biases coming into play.
Invite clients to review your editorial package with access to their manuscript from their StoryCoach Client account.
Track Changes, Comments, and Notes
Track every change and make inline comments while seeing the story structure. Provide scene-by-scene editorial notes for those high-level comments that guide the writer in improving their story.
In-App Prewritten Comments
Save time with prewritten comments and critiques. Quickly share information with your client.
Simplified Client Management
Bring all your editing work together in one easy-to-use client dashboard.
Ideal for working with multiple clients, editing a book series, or multiple manuscripts from the same author.
Testimonials from Professional Editors
StoryCoach makes it easy to convey to authors what they can do to improve their story and implement changes.
Allison Itterly, Fictionary Certified Story Coach
There’s quite simply no software like it. If you’re an editor, you don’t just want StoryCoach, you NEED it.
Sacha Black, Fictionary Certified StoryCoach
The theory underpinning the approach is comprehensive, convincing, and often inspired. I would recommend it to anyone who wants to…
Michael Springer, Fictionary Certified StoryCoach
I was blown away by the StoryCoach program! Definitely get your certification and start using this amazing program!
Christine Williams, Fictionary Certified StoryCoach
StoryCoach Certification Training supercharged my editing, helping me to focus attention on story specific elements. I highly recommend it.
Jefferson Gaskin, Fictionary Certified StoryCoach
An in-depth course that's a must have for every story editor. Being evaluated boosted my editing skills into overdrive!
Dawn Field, Fictionary Certified StoryCoach
The StoryCoach platform allows a detailed breakdown of any story, enabling a detailed analysis of the plot, characters, and content.
Max Dade, Fictionary Certified Story Coach
I thought I was a good editor, then I completed StoryCoach certification. I learned more than I ever dreamed possible.
Joanne Lane, Fictionary Certified Story Coach
I was blown away by this program! The software prompts you in areas you wouldn't even think to comment on…
Kristin McTiernan, Fictionary Certified Story Coach
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