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FLIGHT PLAN – MARKETING MATERIALS

Winged Publications wants to further you along in your self-publishing journey. Our marketing services are available to help you reach your destination. Suit up, stand out, and get flying!

LEVEL ONE – $600

Our basic Flight Plan includes a standard-size cover for ebook and print (clarify maximum cost of photos here), a matching single-sided bookmark jpg, marketing resources and tips, and a thirty-minute phone consultation to answer your questions. Proof read and line edit not included. Open to all genres.

LEVEL TWO – $700

In addition to the basic Flight Plan, we will format your manuscript (up to 100,000 words) for ebook and print, and we will evaluate your back cover blurb and work with you to polish it. Proof read and line edit not included.

LEVEL THREE

All of level one and two, plus a line edit. No erotica please. Prices below.

20-40K words – $900

40-70K words – $1100

70-100K words – $1300

Manuscripts must be in Times New Roman 12pt font, single-spaced, and one-inch margins. Submissions should be emailed to FGMNevaluations@gmail.com with the subject header “Flight Plan Marketing Materials.”

ENGINE CHECK – Full PROPOSAL CRITIQUE – $300

Getting ready to pitch your baby to a publisher, editor, or agent? Winged Publications knows what editors and agents are looking for and how to craft a strong proposal. Let us help you soar! With the Engine Check Full Proposal Critique, we will evaluate your proposal and offer suggestions on how to strengthen:

Hook (ex. Pride and Prejudice meets Zombies, Stephen King with romance)

One sentence summary (approx. 25 words)

Back cover blurb (approx. 100-250 words)

Theme (optional)

1-2 page synopsis

Marketing comparison

Marketing plan (optional)

Author bio

First three chapters (up to 12k words total)

NOTE: This is not a proof read or a line edit. However, if you would like a line edit of your proposal, add $100 to the price. Open to all genres.

No erotica.

 

Proposal elements (except sample chapters) must be in Times New Roman 12pt font, single spaced, and one-inch margins. Sample chapters must be double-spaced with widows/orphans control turned off. Submissions should be emailed to FGMNevaluations@gmail.com with the subject header “Engine Check Full Proposal Critique.”

Here are some resources to help you craft your proposal.

https://rachellegardner.com/writing-a-one-sentence-summary/

https://kindlepreneur.com/back-book-cover-blurb/

https://www.smithpublicity.com/2014/02/cover-back-back-cover-blurbs/

https://blog.reedsy.com/write-blurb-novel/ http://www.aliciarasley.com/artsynrevision.htm

https://camytang.com/writers/story_sensei_worksheets/synopsis_worksheet/

https://www.janefriedman.com/how-to-write-a-novel-synopsis/

http://www.macgregorandluedeke.com/blog/our-new-book-on-creating-book-proposals-is-out/

https://stevelaube.com/the-keys-to-a-great-book-proposal/

http://storysensei.blogspot.com/2006/07/novel-manuscript-format-for-cba.html

 

CRUISING ALTITUDE – Story Evaluation – From$350 to $800

Your manuscript is finished, so now what do you do? If you wonder if your story ready for publication or if it needs minor or even an extensive revision, we can give you extensive and honest feedback to help you take the next step in your writing journey. With the Cruising Altitude Story Evaluation, we will assess your plot, characterization, craft of writing, narrative balance, and point of view, including both your strengths and weakness, and provide suggestions for strengthening your manuscript. NOTE: This is a read-through only, not a line edit or a proof read. No erotica.

CROP DUSTER: 10k to 25k words $350*

ECONOMY: 25k-50k words $550*

BUSINESS: 50k-75k words $650*

FIRST CLASS: 75k-100k words $800*

*Includes a digital copy of How Bad Do You Want It?

Manuscript pages must be in Times New Roman 12pt font, double-spaced, one-inch margins, and with widows/orphans control turned off. Submissions should be emailed to FGMNevaluations@gmail.com with the subject header “Cruising Altitude Story Evaluation.”

First-time flyer – SYNOPSIS EVALUATION (up to 2 PAGES single-spaced) — $200

There’s a reason it’s known as The Dreaded Synopsis. Somehow you have to condense the beginning, middle, and end into an easy-to-follow summary while also conveying the main characters’ goals, motivations, and conflicts. We at Winged Publications empathize with your struggle to compose a compelling synopsis. With the First-Time Flyer Synopsis Evaluation, you will receive in-depth and honest feedback on your story structure that will help you polish the all-important pages an editor or agent reads first. Not a line edit or a proof read.

Synopsis must be in Times New Roman 12pt font, single-spaced, one-inch margins, and with first line beginning at the top of the page. Submissions should be emailed to FGMNevaluations@gmail.com with the subject header “First-Time Flyer Synopsis Evaluation.”

Frequent FLYER – SYNOPSIS EVALUATION (UP TO 3 PAGES single-spaced) – $300

The Repeat Flyer Synopsis Evaluation is for the writer who wants a little more help in polishing her synopsis. After you’ve received in-depth feedback and you’ve rewritten your synopsis In addition to everything provided in the First-Time Flyer Evaluation, we will read it again and provide additional feedback and a proof read.

Synopsis must be in Times New Roman 12pt font, single-spaced, one-inch margins, and with first line beginning at the top of the page. Submissions should be emailed to FGMNevaluations@gmail.com with the subject header “Frequent Flyer Synopsis Evaluation.”

HOOK Me – Mini Proposal Evaluation – $200

Winged Publications will evaluate and proof-read your one-sentence hook, back cover blurb, and 1-2 page single-spaced synopsis (a mini proposal) using the same scoresheet we use to judge The Hook Me Award. Open to all genres. No erotica.

Your Hook Me mini proposal must be in Times New Roman 12pt font, single-spaced, one-inch margins, and with first line beginning at the top of the page. Submissions should be emailed to FGMNevaluations@gmail.com with the subject header “Hook Me Mini Proposal Evaluation.”

 

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