mail me at: authorzc@gmail.com

About Authorz Coracle

 

Services

 



Authorz Coracle started as a resource for writers in 2011. It offers editorial services to writers of fiction and non-fiction, regular creative writing workshops as well as individual help sessions (creative writing, English grammar, etc). In some cases AC has managed to find good publishers for some of its authors (Pan Macmillan, Oxford University Press, etc), acting as an agent informally.

Translation and ghost writing services are also available. Please check the relevant sections for details.

AC accepts fiction, general non-fiction and children’s books for editorial services. It does not deal with poetry or academic books.

AC accepts fiction, general non-fiction and children’s books for representation as well as editorial services. It does not deal with poetry or academic books.

 

 

 

 

 

Editorial services, guidance, workshops, online workshops, individual sessions, translation and ghost writing services to writers who wish to improve their writing skills.

Editorial services:

My focus is mainly on instruction (help with writing skills), and on substantive editing (content) as well as copy- or line editing. I help you in all areas of writing such as plot development, characterization, dialogue, language/vocabulary, organisation, pace, rewriting, fleshing out scenes/episodes that require fleshing out, or reducing/eliminating verbose page/paragraph and irrelevant material.

I provide detailed feedback (honest but constructive), and offer suggestions that will help in making the script workable. I make my best effort that the feedback covers all aspects that will help the author with his/her future works as well, regardless of their length.

Substantive Editing + copy editing

An overall analysis of the book and offering feedback on what works and what doesn't, identifying the problem areas and helping you to fix them. The charges are Rs 150/pg, i.e., per 300 words.

Copy editing

If it is a clean script and only requires copy editing, the rates are Rs 50 per page (i.e, per 300 words).

Please mail me at authorzc@gmail.com for details/queries. There are no reading charges. You can also make email submissions on the same email ID. I usually take about two weeks to get back to you.

Lectures/workshops

For workshops on publishing/creative writing, please write with your queries at authorzc@gmail.com. Anybody who is interested in creative writing can get in touch. It doesn't matter whether you've written before or not, whether you've ever been published before or not. If you wish to do it, and have the skills, I can certainly help you. You're welcome to get in touch. If the writing bug has got you, welcome aboard!

Online workshops/sessions

Alternatively, you could opt for an online workshop. It includes a detailed feedback on two short stories (1500-3000 words each) plus guidelines, examples, resource material, exercises, feedback and suggested reading. And it will cost you Rs 5000. And we'll move at a pace you are comfortable with.

Ghost writing services

Ghost writing services are also available at Re 1 per word. The rest depends on the kind of project it is.

Translation projects

Hindi to English translation services are available at Rs 2 per word.

You can also join AC's Facebook page for regular updates:

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Authorz-Coracle/145676205538767?ref=hl

Editor/Instructor

Divya Dubey
Editor, instructor, Authorz Coracle.

She has reviewed fiction and non-fiction and occasionally done interviews for Hindustan Times, India Today magazine, Livemint, Biblio, etc (India); the Asian Review of Books (Hong Kong) -- some of them republished in The Asian Writer (UK); the Asia Literary Review (Hong Kong), Wasafiri (UK), the New York Journal of Books (US), India Currents magazine (US).

Some of her short stories and articles have appeared in various publications such as Out–of-Print, Muse India, Reading Hour, Kindle Magazine, Urban Voice 4, The Bookseller (UK), Scroll, The Hindu Literary Review,the Hindustan Times, Indo-Asian News Service, Pravasi Bharatiya, All About Book Publishing, Book Link, The Publisher’s Post and Chicken Soup for the Indian Couple’s Soul.

She is the author of the collection of short stories, Turtle Dove (Juggernaut Books, 2016; Readomania, 2016). She is an alumna of St Stephen's College, Delhi University (MA English) and Oxford Brookes University, Oxford (MA Publishing).

She was a finalist for the British Council Young Creative Entrepreneur Award, Publishing, 2010.

Further details on: www.withinthepurview.blogspot.com