Comprehensive Writing and Editorial Services

       Do you need help telling your story or simply another pair of editing eyes?  Looking for retreat space to finish your book or some manuscript coaching for your third draft?

     The Writers' Manor provides comprehensive writing solutions for busy writers, speakers, corporate and government clients, and all whose ideas deserve an audience. Our creative help includes ghostwriting, developmental editing, copy editing, manuscript coaching, retreat space in Philadelphia's St. Michael's Manor, and Finish Line Book Therapy Seminars.

      Enter each room in our manor to see which service is right for you.







Guesthouse and Retreat




Experience Counts

We have a combined 80 years experience in writing, editing, coaching, teaching, and speaking; our publishing credits range from newspaper columns to magazines, from literary journals to compilations and books.  We have coached writers, re-written books for publication, prepared book proposals, and are actively engaged in our own writing of poetry and fiction.  Click here for more information about us. 


GROUP WRITING RETREATS on hiatus for the fall and winter. Personal Retreats still available. 

Need a quiet space to finish your book?  Retreat space available all year.  Contact us to reserve your room.


Need help with self-editing?  Our handbook, Forging Art: Self-Editing for the Wordsmith, walks you step by step through story into plot and from third draft woes into publishable prose. $10.  Free shipping!




Yes, Priscilla wrote a novel. No, it's not available yet. She is still querying agents and small publishers. Someday, it will be published, on bookstore shelves, and in your hands. Until then, perhaps you would like to know more about it. Click here to read outtakes--parts of the novel that are no longer in it. Click here to meet some of the characters.