Editing Services

Why should you trust me to edit your project?

  • 20+ years as a newspaper reporter and editor
  • More than a decade as a fiction author, editor and writing coach
  • Years of work with small presses and independent authors
  • Extensive experience in fiction and nonfiction publishing

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. $2/page.

Level 2: Mechanics critique. Grammar, punctuation, spelling, formatting. $3/page. 

Level 3: Mid-Level Critique. Word choice, language, sense of flow, as well as grammar, punctuation, spelling, manuscript format. $4/page.

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. $5/page.

Other services are available, including book proposals, marketing materials and ebook formatting. Email for a detailed packet of information and policies.