Swati Hegde: Fiction Writing & Mindset Coach for Authors


Fiction authors, rejoice! If you're struggling to get to "The End" on your first draft, or stuck trying to figure out how to make your revisions work, I have a 1:1 author coaching package ($700 per month, minimum 3-month contract) where I will guide you through writing, revising, and querying your manuscript, all while building an empowering, rejection-proof author mindset.

Let's take you from a blank page to a book deal.💛

Every month, you get...

  • Hands-on editorial support with your fiction manuscript depending on where you're at in your publishing journey
    • Plotting and outlining help if you're drafting
    • Developmental & line editing if you're revising
    • Creating a solid querying strategy if you're ready to sign with an agent
  • TWO 45-min Zoom calls for brainstorming & mindset support
  • Unlimited text messaging access, aka having an author coach in your pocket

Click here to book a free 30-min call to see if we're a good fit.

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If you're an unpublished or unagented fiction author and want a quick chat with an experienced, traditionally published author about your writing, querying, or publishing journey, click here to book a 45-minute writing call for $149.

And if you need support with creating a plan for your author success in the exhausting, dumpster fire industry that publishing is, click here for a 60-min coaching session for $189 with me, a certified NLP life & mindset coach.

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Want to edit your book into publishing shape, but can't afford a developmental edit? You're in the right place. You can now purchase my self-paced online course, Self-Editing School, for only $89. SES helps you self-edit and revise your first draft into a final draft using the 5 core concepts of fiction writing:

  1. Plot & Pacing
  2. Characters, Arcs & Relationships
  3. Worldbuilding & Setting
  4. Style & Structure
  5. Dialogue & Description

You get immediate lifetime access to 7 video modules with over 25 lessons and 6 worksheets. Click here to buy the course.


If you're ready to uplevel your querying game, click here to purchase the recording of my Querying 101 webinar hosted in June 2023.

Curious about my publishing journey? Watch the recording of my 400 rejections to a 2-book deal webinar hosted in March 2023 by clicking here.

Both recordings are available for $39 only.

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Query & Synopsis Package

Looking for a fresh pair of eyes for your query and/or synopsis?

$39: I will read your query letter and suggest changes and edits for structure, grammar, tone, and the overall pitch without having read your manuscript.

$59: I will read your query letter AND synopsis (up to 2 pages single-spaced) and offer feedback from a reader and editor's perspective without having read your manuscript.

Chapter(s) Package

Getting the first one to three chapters right is essential if you want more full manuscript requests from agents.

$99: I will offer feedback on up to 10 pages (Times New Roman, double-spaced) of your first chapter, focusing on line edits, writing style, and voice.

$189: I will offer feedback on up to 35 pages (Times New Roman, double-spaced) of your first 3 chapters, focusing on line edits, writing style, and voice.

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Reel Talk Course (Affiliate Link)

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Click this link to know more about Reel Talk! If you purchase using this link, I'll get a commission at no extra charge to you--and know that I appreciate you for it!

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