Story Editing

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.

StoryCoach editors deliver an exceptional editorial package.

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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.

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For Professional Editors

$ 49 /month

Subscription fee, billed in USD monthly.

Fast, Comprehensive, and Objective Edits

Collaborate with Track Changes, Comments and Notes

First Client Manuscript Included

$99/Additional Manuscript - Pay Only When You're Editing

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For Professional Editors

$ 36 /month

Save 20%. Subscription fee, billed in USD annually ($468).

Fast, Comprehensive, and Objective Edits

Collaborate with Track Changes, Comments and Notes

First Client Manuscript Included

$99/Additional Manuscript - Pay Only When You're Editing

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What Professional Editors Are Saying

Allison Itterly Fictionary Certified Story Coach

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

Fictionary Certified StoryCoach

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

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

Fictionary Certified StoryCoach

I was blown away by the StoryCoach program! Definitely get your certification and start using this amazing program!

Kristin McTiernan, Fictionary Certified StoryCoach

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

Fictionary Certified Story Coach

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

Fictionary Certified StoryCoach

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

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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.

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More Time-Saving Features Coming Soon

We’re working with editors to bring you additional StoryCoach features to help you increase your productivity.

Summary Letters and Insights

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