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The Story Alignment

YOUR STORY MATTERS.

MAKE IT COUNT.

Struggling to finish your first draft? Have you revised yourself into a corner? Did your beta readers complain that "something feels off"?

And now you're thinking about ditching your draft and starting over from scratch?

Please don't do that. Your book isn't broken; it just needs a Story Alignment.

After your Story Alignment call, you’ll have a clear vision about how to nudge those "broken" pieces back into place so your story flows seamlessly.


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"Claire Taylor has an incredible gift for helping authors figure out how to get that story train back on the track. She can help you articulate what your story needs to make it the best it can be. I can’t recommend her services highly enough."

-Alyssa Archer, author of the Novel in a Year series

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A FAST, AFFORDABLE, AND EASY SOLUTION

When is it time for a story alignment?

WRITER'S BLOCK

No more bashing your head against your desk.
Tear down that mental wall!

CREATIVE BURNOUT

Highly prolific but falling out of love with your story? Rediscover that spark. 

STUBBORN SCENES

Make that messy scene work for you or figure out how to ditch it for a better one.

NEXT-LEVEL IDEAS

Ready to level-up your storytelling game? Let’s make your masterpiece shine.

 
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"Some people just get it on a primal level. Claire Taylor is a member-in-good-standing of that tribe. I like to call them Story Alchemists. 

She's able to decipher the lead weighing your story down to transform it into the gold that magnetizes your ideal readers to the story they needed to read from you!

-Michelle Spiva, best-selling author, writing coach and teacher

 

Story Alignment is …

  • A one-on-one conversation via Skype.

  • A source for expert feedback — instantly!

  • Useful for any genre.

  • Introvert friendly.

Story Alignment is not

  • A developmental edit. No manuscript needed!

  • An educational program. You’ll definitely learn something new, but this is a consulting service.

  • A story creation service. Authors should already have a story in mind before the call.

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THE FIX FOR YOUR STORY'S NEEDS

The Story Alignment

$119

Includes:
-1hr face-to-face chat with Claire
-Recording of call for personal use
-Summary email of your best takeaways

 

Curious what to expect when we chat? Here’s a short preview:

 
 
 
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Claire Taylor is a story ninja. Her ideas and story solutions are innovative and super helpful. I haven’t ever consulted with anyone who could jump into a story as fast and thoroughly as Claire. She helped me work through a story point that had hung me up for weeks, and she did it in thirty minutes. Like I said, ninja.

-Jami Albright, author of the best-selling series Brides on the Run.  


Story is my superpower

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I’m bad at a lot of things, but storytelling is not one of them.

I’ve professionally edited 200+ fiction manuscripts, and published 20+ fiction books of my own. I even challenge myself to read 100+ books a year.

I’m officially obsessed with story.

My favorite part of Story Alignments is helping authors create books that readers will pick up again and again.

I’m here to help you turn casual readers into lifelong fans.

Your story will always be yours.

A Story Alignment isn't a hostile takeover of your creative vision. Instead, through my (dare I say?) insightful questioning and suggestions, you'll wrap up the call feeling like you knew the answer the whole time - and you did! Unlocking it is always the tricky part.

The creative solutions you leave with will feel natural, maybe even obvious (after the fact, of course), and will resonate with you and your story.

And the credit for pulling off a fantastic tale fans read over and over again . . . will be all yours.

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READY TO HAVE SOME FUN?

The Story Alignment

$119

Includes:
-1hr conversation with Claire
-Recording of call for personal use
-Summary email of your best takeaways


Still have questions? Check out the FAQ