Too Busy to Write Your Novel?Enter THE DRAFT HOUSE: August 7 2016 – May 6 2017

Let the “Draft Queens” and a small support network of fellow drafters help you start, write, and finish a draft of your novel (or narrative non-fiction book). By May 2017, your book will be ready for the next steps on the road to publication.

View the 2016-2017 Season Schedule

For $450 (just $50/month), The DRAFT HOUSE accountability program includes:

  • Personalized, achievable Drafting Schedule with daily and weekly word count goals, created by the Draft Queens, for your 9 month drafting term. Your word goal must be between 65,000 and 150,000 words.
  • Daily check-ins to report your word count progress. (And a stern but loving accountability email from the Draft Queens if you fall short!)
  • Weekly video conference group meetings to discuss word count goals, solve problems, and encourage your Draft Team
  • Monthly online seminar covering common first draft issues
  • GRADUATES receive a developmental critique of their completed manuscript by one of the Draft Queens and a DRAFT HOUSE t-shirt!

Nine months. Two bucks a day. Dream accomplished.


The Draft Queens

Emily Carpenter, Draft Queen & Author of The Honeysuckle GirlsEMILY CARPENTER has written five complete drafts, including her debut novel, BURYING THE HONEYSUCKLE GIRLS, released by Lake Union.

M.J. Pullen, Draft Queen & Author of the Marriage Pact SeriesMANDA (M.J.) PULLEN has written four complete drafts, including the MARRIAGE PACT series (St. Martin’s Press). She is a former professional counselor with extensive experience in group support and coaching writers.