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Editor of Fiction and Narrative Nonfiction
You have a message and wrote it down. You did the work. You are pleased with your completed draft.
Now, it's time to get your manuscript edited by a professional. Whether it's fiction, non-fiction, or a manual—the most important aspect is your writing voice. You have a unique voice to convey your message. There is no one else that can write like you.
As a professionally trained editor with past in-house experience, my role is to partner with you to help your story reach the right audience most effectively through personalized, thorough editing and book design that not only makes sense but also works for you.
My editing ensures that your manuscript is consistent, clear, concise, and correct—and most importantly sounds like you. Since each project is unique with it's own needs, I like to first get to know you and hear your vision, ideas, and goals.
I specialize in editing at all levels from developmental to proofreading, and work with individuals, organizations, and publishers.
I design book covers and interiors for indie authors.
I enjoy writing mainstream and urban fiction, and sometimes personal essays. My blog The Pen Life is all about my creative literati lifestyle of writing, editing, travel, exploring the world around me, and daily life.
I offer free sample edits (5 manuscript pages or 1,000 word maximum) upon request. Message me through the form below.
Contact me for a Sample Edit and Quote
Every project is unique and customized to the manuscript's needs. So, I'd be more than happy to perform a sample edit.
The sample chapter should be the first chapter or section and no more than 5 double-spaced pages (1,000 words).
Once I get your message, I'll be in touch about sending the files and details about your editing needs.