WORKSHOPS

The Story Spot, in collaboration with Seedpod Publishing, is pleased to offer storytelling workshops in Los Angeles, California and Vancouver, British Columbia. Get in touch to get back on track today.

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GROUPS: If you would like to book storytelling mentors for your organization contact us with your program dates and other relevant information. We’ll be pleased to discuss your needs.

 

 COACHING

THE STORY SPOT is pleased to bring you the story consultation services of writers working across forms and genres. Check out the menu below to choose the right coaching service for you. Questions? Ready to jump in? Get in touch today!

Pitch Notes & Queries

45min conversation.
$75

Concept Feedback

45min conversation.
$75

Nail Your Logline

Suggested for all forms and genres. Focus is on developing a concise, powerful, and persuasive logline for use in creating a new screenplay or pitching an existing one. Includes:

  1. 1 x 45min conversation (outline or script submission required)
$75

Writer’s Block Busters

Suggested for all forms and genres. Includes:

  1. 1 x 25min conversation (outline or script submission required)
  2. 5 to 10 personalized Writer’s Block Busters designed to lift you from your place of immobility.
$125

Fundamental Story Notes

Includes:

  1. 1-2 typed pages of story notes & constructive suggestions
  2. Line edits throughout
  3. 45min conversation to review key points

* manuscripts to be 25 pages max

$125

Essential Follow-Up

Includes:

  1. Review of revised screenplay
  2. A minimum of 1 typed page of story notes & constructive suggestions
  3. 1hr conversation
$150

Story Breakdown & Revision Notes

Includes:

  1. A minimum of 2 typed pages of story notes & constructive suggestions
  2. Line edits throughout
  3. 1hr conversation to review key points
  4. 25min follow-up conversation after reviewing the revised text

* manuscripts to be 25 pages max

$225

Filmmaker’s Delight

Suggested for feature-length screenplays. Includes:

  1. Project review by a critically acclaimed feature film writer-director* with an eye to visual elements, production values, viability, etc.
  2. A minimum of 3 typed pages of story notes & constructive suggestions
  3. Line edits throughout
  4. 1hr conversation to review key points

*accepting thriller, sci-fi, fantasy, and indie-style dramas only

$250

Bare Bones Package

Suggested for feature-length screenplays, pilot episodes, series bibles, novels, and memoirs. Includes:

  1. A minimum of 2 typed pages of story notes & constructive suggestions
  2. Line edits throughout
  3. 1hr conversation to review key points
  4. 25min follow-up conversation after reviewing the revised text
$325

Meet Your Characters

Suggested for all forms and genres. Focus is on the core story components of the protagonist and major supporting characters. Includes:

  1. 2 x 1hr conversations
$375

Essential Story Consultation

Suggested for feature-length screenplays, pilot episodes, series bibles, novels, and memoirs. Includes:

  1. 30min writer, coach, and project introduction
  2. A minimum of 3 typed pages of story notes & constructive suggestions
  3. Line edits throughout
  4. 1hr conversation to review key points
$400

All-Access Pass

Suggested for feature-length screenplays, pilot episodes, series bibles, novels, and memoirs. Includes:

  1. 30min screenwriter, coach, and project introduction
  2. A minimum of 5 typed pages of story notes & constructive suggestions
  3. Line edits throughout
  4. 90min conversation to review key points
  5. Review of revised screenplay
  6. Conversation and email continued support for three weeks from script submission
$1200

Telefilm Package

Includes:

  1. Screenwriter, coach, and project introduction
  2. A series of typed pages of story notes & constructive suggestions
  3. Line edits throughout
  4. Conversations to review key points
  5. Review of revised screenplay
  6. Conversation and email continued support for three weeks from script submission
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  8. Contact us to discuss your project needs, budget, and timeline.

The in-depth services above cover, at minimum, the following aspects of visual storytelling: story premise and production feasibility; character types, strengths, weaknesses, interactions, and arcs; story mechanics including structure, beats, arcs, and throughline; general notes to clarity, consistency, pacing, and presentation.

Take the first step towards the future you envision for your project.
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