Be Yourself. 

I will support your writing endeavors with the best editorial services and support possible. Be brave, authentic, and bold with your words. You have a story, the world's waiting to hear it. Remember, no one else can write like you!


Let's take our readers places with words

Indu Guzman

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. 

Well-crafted writing has the ability to take your readers into the world you created. Readers may be transported into the narrator or character's mind, taken to a different culture or era, or experience something from a different perspective. That's the power of writing.


I truly believe that no one can tell the story like you do.  My role as an editor is to partner with you so that your writing takes your readers to the place you want them to go. 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.


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 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.


Check out the Editorial Services that I offer as well as my portfolio. If you're not sure what kind of editing you're looking for, let's talk. I'll be more than happy to help you.


I offer free sample edits (5 manuscript pages or 1,000 word maximum) upon request. Message me through the form below. 


“Indu edited a novel of mine and I found her to be wonderfully detail-oriented and knowledgeable about editing and book publication. The combination of competence and patience made her a really good person to work with” 

—  Amber Michelle Cook, Author Night of the Victorian Dead 

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. 


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