Ready to take your writing to the next level?
Professional Coaching Services
Internationally-published, bestselling author Kristin Billerbeck loves to take authors to the next level with substantive editing. Together, we'll work on your novel to strengthen characters, plausibility, theme, setting and premise.
*Are you confused where you belong in publishing?
*Is your premise strong enough for an entire novel?
*Where can you dig deeper to raise the stakes?
*Do you have two characters doing the work of one? Streamline your cast.
*Has your book received several rejections with no real answers as to why?
*Do you desire publication, but you're running out of steam to continue?
*Learn to develop and trust your instincts in fiction.
Work with Kristin to take your publishing career to the next level.
Online Coaching -- $100 for 45 minutes over Zoom or FB Messenger
Includes professional substantive edit of your first chapter so we can discuss your next steps toward publication. Further substantive editing is available on an ongoing basis.
Coaching may be right for you if:
1. You have at least one chapter of your novel written & ready to submit
2. You feel alone in writing
3. You’re spinning your wheels & can’t move forward
4. You keep getting the same feedback and rejections
5. You want to be held accountable for finishing your novel.
Space is limited.
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Kristin is an internationally-published, bestselling author of over 45 novels and 3 works of non-fiction. She has worked for several publishers including: Harper Collins Christian, Revell, Tyndale House, Avon Inspire, and Barbour Books.
She’s also independently published novels that didn’t fit into defined categories. She has won many Carol Awards, finaled in the Christy Award and appeared on “The Today Show” to discuss her humorous genre of Christian Chick Lit. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism & Mass Communication from San Jose State University.
Since the late 1990’s, Kristin has worked with Colleen Coble and Denise Hunter, critiquing & editing each other. All three authors became well-known in Christian publishing circles and beyond.
Colleen is a USAToday bestseller in romantic suspense while Denise Hunter is bestselling writer of heartwarming novels, three of which were made into Hallmark movies. The women are strong advocates for the RIGHT critiques. They believe life-long connections will sow the seeds of success in the publishing industry — whether that’s through the traditional route or in self-publishing.
"Kristin Billerbeck is a dream of a substantive editor, with the ability to find the root of a problem with a book and help me see ways to fix that problem. I highly recommend her." Hannah Alexander, Amazon #1 Bestseller
Genre: Medical Fiction, Romantic Suspense
"We each brought different gifts to our writing friendship, and one of Kristin’s many talents is her eye for great dialogue, including the use of subtexting. Kristin’s impressive ability with dialogue and subtexting helped shape the writing I still do today." Colleen Coble, USA Today Bestselling Author
Genres: Romantic Suspense, Suspense
"Kristin has a terrific feel for what makes a story work and an expert eye for what doesn’t. She can help you develop your work and give you proficient guidance, honed from many years of publishing experience." Denise Hunter, Bestselling Author
Genres: Heartwarming Romance, Romantic Fiction
"Kristin has a true gift for seeing what's working and what's missing in manuscripts. Her unique ability to refine a story while preserving the author's voice is an asset to the writing community.
Katherine Karrol, Author of the Summit County Series
Genres: Heartwarming Romance, Sweet Romance
Kristin's editing of my work in progress has me eager to get up in the early morning hours to find out where my characters want to go next. I'm thankful for Kristin's expertise as she helps me grow as a writer. She believes in me and my dream of someday being a published author . Her guidance is gentle, yet she pushes me to dig deeper emotionally to find out why my characters do what they do. It's not easy to go to those places, but in doing so, I know my story will be all the more richer for my readers.
Gail Helgeson, Up and Coming Author
Genres: Women's Fiction, Time Slip