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The advice and interactions presented on this website and in our products and services are solely for educational purposes, in the area of fiction coaching.
The information supplied is meant to serve as tools for self-help for personal use at your own discretion.
Story Guide and Libby Baker are certified to provide fiction coaching through the Author Accelerator Book Coaching program.
Story Guide assumes no responsibility for any circumstances arising out of the use, abuse, interpretation, or application of any information supplied on this website or in our programs. You understand and acknowledge that you are in the best position to evaluate how our information will impact your personal set of circumstances, including known and unknown risks. If you use or rely upon our information, you acknowledge that you do so voluntarily.
Story Guide is designed to keep you on track from start to finish with your writing project(s). Your work with Story Guide may help save you money, time, and frustration, and in some cases, can be deducted as a professional business expense. The goal of Story Guide is to get your story idea out of your head and onto paper to the best of your ability, and/or develop a manuscript ready for potential publication, submission to literary agents and publishers, or self-publishing. The work may include:
Defining the scope of the project.
Organizing and mapping out the process and materials needed for the project.
Establish accountability benchmarks according to the Client’s schedule and work style.
Working through emotional challenges with the Client’s materials and/or goals.
Discussing the technical aspects of the Client’s project.
Determining the potential market(s) for your book.
Brainstorming title options.
Producing a manuscript ready for publication or submission to literary agents and publishers.
You are solely responsible for creating and implementing your own physical, mental, and emotional well-being, decisions, choices, actions, and results arising out of or resulting from the coaching relationship and your coaching calls and interactions with the Coach. Story Guide is not and will not be liable or responsible for any actions or inaction, or for any direct or indirect result of any services defined herein and provided by the Coach. You understand coaching is not therapy and does not substitute for therapy if needed, and does not prevent, cure, or treat any mental disorder or medical disease.
You further understand that you own your writing goals. The purpose of coaching is to reasonably facilitate your progress toward those goals. Story Guide does not guarantee or warranty that such coaching will work for the Client in the Client’s particular circumstances.
Story Guide does not guarantee
an agent, publisher, book deal, or notoriety.
monetary compensation or sale of the project.
completion at any stage of the project.
Application of the principles outlined here may vary from person to person and you accept the risk that your results may be different. We cannot and do not guarantee that you will attain a particular result.
Do not disregard professional advice or delay seeking professional advice because of information you have read on this website or received from us.
Your use, or non-use, of this information is at your own risk, and you absolve us of any liability or loss that you or any other person may incur from your or their use or non-use of the information provided.
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