Phone Consultations for Story Development, Editing and Publishing

Do you need a memoir editor to explain narrative arc and how it applies to your story?

Do you want to talk with a professional about memoir, the marketplace, and publishing?

Do you need guidance with the book proposal and your author platform?


I offer a one-hour phone consultation for $120/hour.

From January through Valentine’s day 2018, I’m offering a special on consulting fees—$100/hour.

Writer on a busy streetcorner consulting her phone. Phone consultations with memoir editor and coach Lisa Dale Norton get you on track and keep you moving toward completion when writing your memoir. Norton is expert at supporting and guiding the creative process. She understands writing craft, memoir form, and the fragile process of creation and communicates directly and with compassion.


I help you develop your story. I guide the editing process. I advise on publishing.

I’ve been in the industry for decades, and I have followed the changes. I understand the confusion that can stymie your creativity and keep you from completing a project.

I help you figure out how to get started and what to do next.