Manuscript Studio offers a comprehensive solution for writers looking to complete their novel, novella, picture book, or nonfiction project. Whether your project is currently a draft or simply an idea, Manuscript Studio exists to bring it to life as a finished work—fully polished and ready for publication.
Have an idea, and would prefer an experienced writer execute it.
Are concerned about delivering on a deadline for an agent or editor.
Are looking for a strong calling card book to level up their business or professional reputation.
Are seeking an experienced creative partner and a collaborative writing approach.
Would prefer to focus on the creativity of the writing process, rather than the execution of a finished manuscript.
Are looking for the simplest way to bring their manuscript idea to life.
Are working on a picture book, novel, novella, or nonfiction book.
Want to develop an idea or premise into a robust outline from the ground up.
Manuscript Studio ghostwriting services are fully customized and tailored to your needs, your voice, and the unique tone and goals of your project. All work is, of course, kept completely confidential.
Our comprehensive edit and revision package, ideally suited to writers with an in-progress manuscript draft.
Manuscript Studio will evaluate, edit, and revise your draft according to your vision, including fresh writing as needed. You will receive a complete, polished, fully edited manuscript, ready for publication. Picture books are a distinct art form, so separate pricing applies.
Picture book up to 600 words: $3,000 flat rate
Picture book up to 1,200 words: $6,000 flat rate
Manuscript up to 10k words: $1.25/word
Manuscript 10k words and above: $1/word
Our most bespoke offering, designed to fully realize your unique vision for your idea.
Simply provide an outline, target word count, any references or research (for nonfiction projects), and your goals for the work, and Manuscript Studio will bring it to life. Picture books are a distinct art form, so separate pricing applies.
As with our Valet tier, you will receive a complete, polished, fully edited manuscript, ready for publication.
Picture book up to 600 words: $9,000 flat rate
Picture book up to 1,200 words: $18,000 flat rate
Manuscript up to 10k words: $4/word
Manuscript 10k words and above: $3/word
03. The Road
If you're not sure where to begin but have a burning idea, this service will develop it from the ground up.
Whether it's a picture book idea, a memoir structure for a competitive market, or a multilayered, nuanced, and saleable novel outline, Manuscript Studio will develop the groundwork for your dream to become a reality. You will receive a fully imagined and pressure-tested story bible, including character development, plot, and major narrative structure beats. This service is included in both the Valet or the Chauffeur, but can be commissioned on its own.
Picture book development: $2,000 flat rate
Novel development (one manuscript): $15,000 flat rate
Novel development (series): $25,000 flat rate
Memoir development: $20,000 flat rate
*Based on the project’s target or completed word count, whichever is greater.
In order to provide the highest level of service, Manuscript Studio ghostwriting services are available to a limited number of clients at any given time. For current availability, please complete the form below.