Editing Services

Why should you trust me to edit your project?

  • 20+ years as a journalist and editor
  • More than 15 years as a fiction author, editor and writing coach
  • Extensive work with small presses and independent authors
  • Experience with both fiction and nonfiction publishing
  • Reasonable rates and quick turnaround

Critique Services

Projects include novels, nonfiction books, short stories, columns, essays, articles, research papers and more.

Level 1: Overall Critique. Recommendation on sales possibilities, suggestions for the work that needs to be done. This is a very basic critique, does not include mechanics or a line edit.

Level 2: Line edit and mechanics critique. Grammar, punctuation, spelling, formatting.

Level 3: Mid-Level Critique. Word choice, language, sense of flow, as well as grammar, punctuation, spelling, manuscript format.

Level 4: Full Critique. Plot structure, characterization, originality and theme evaluation, as well as word choice, language, sense of flow, grammar, punctuation, spelling, manuscript format. Includes a recommendation on sales possibilities, with at least three suggested markets and development of a book proposal package.

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Other services are available; contact me for a quote!