Professional Editor of Historical Fiction

An affordable, professional editor for nearly 30 years, I’ll deliver a thorough edit of your fantasy manuscript. I’m the author of several published books as well as short stories, hold a Master’s degree in English and a Bachelor’s in journalism, am a long-time writing teacher, and am an award-winning publications editor and writer. Well over 130 of my clients – many of them fantasy novelists and short story authors – have gone on to publish their books.

I offer no-nonsense, practical, business-minded advice for writers, both seasoned and aspiring. My editing services include:
ProofreadingEditing for spelling, punctuation, capitalization and grammar
Copy editing Editing of mature manuscripts close to being published
Substantive edit Editing of an early draft of your manuscript
Developmental editing Guidance through the writing process
Self-publishing Formatting, uploading, writing back cover blurb/author bio
I DO NOT WRITE ESSAYS OR OTHER MATERIALS (except for book blurbs/bios)

Learn more about me and my writer-friendly rates at my website or email your manuscript’s word count for a price quote and estimate of turnaround time. Payment is accepted through safe and secure PayPal; references available upon request.

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Professional Editor of African-American Fiction

An affordable, professional editor for nearly 30 years, I’ll deliver a thorough edit of your African-American novel. I’m the author of several published books as well as short stories, hold a Master’s degree in English and a Bachelor’s in journalism, am a long-time writing teacher, and am an award-winning publications editor and writer. Well over 130 of my clients – many of them emerging authors of African-American fiction and nonfiction – have gone on to publish their books.

My editing services include:
ProofreadingEditing for spelling, punctuation, capitalization and grammar
Copy editing Editing of mature manuscripts close to being published
Substantive edit Editing of an early draft of your manuscript
Developmental editing Guidance through the writing process
Self-publishing Formatting, uploading, writing back cover blurb/author bio
I DO NOT GHOSTWRITE FICTION OR OTHER TEXT

Learn more about me and my writer-friendly rates at my website or email your manuscript’s word count for a price quote and estimate of turnaround time. Payment is accepted through safe and secure PayPal. References available upon request.

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Professional Book Editor of Thrillers, Suspense, Spy Novels, Crime Fiction

An affordable, professional editor for more than 25 years, I’ll deliver a thorough edit of your thriller, suspense or crime fiction manuscript. I’m the author of several published books as well as short stories, hold a Master’s degree in English and a Bachelor’s in journalism, am a long-time writing teacher, and am an award-winning publications editor and writer. Well over 130 of my clients – many of them writing thrillers, suspense novels, or crime fiction – have gone on to publish their books.

I help indie authors take their manuscripts to a professional level. My editing services include:
ProofreadingEditing for spelling, punctuation, capitalization and grammar
Copy editing Editing of mature manuscripts close to being published
Substantive edit Editing of an early draft of your manuscript
Developmental editing Guidance through the writing process
Self-publishing Formatting, uploading, writing back cover blurb/author bio
I DO NOT WRITE ESSAYS OR OTHER MATERIALS (except for book blurbs/bios)

Learn more about me and my writer-friendly rates at my website or email your manuscript’s word count for a price quote and estimate of turnaround time. Payment is accepted through safe and secure PayPal; references available upon request.

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Professional Book Editor for Westerns

An affordable, professional editor for almost 30 years, I’ll deliver a thorough edit of your western manuscript. I’m the author of several published books as well as short stories, hold a Master’s degree in English and a Bachelor’s in journalism, am a long-time writing teacher, and am an award-winning publications editor and writer. Well over 130 of my clients – many of them western genre novelists and short story authors – have gone on to publish their books.

Together, we’ll work to give your novel or nonfiction manuscript its best chance at success. My editing services include:
ProofreadingEditing for spelling, punctuation, capitalization and grammar
Copy editing Editing of mature manuscripts close to being published
Substantive edit Editing of an early draft of your manuscript
Developmental editing Guidance through the writing process
Self-publishing Formatting, uploading, writing back cover blurb/author bio
I DO NOT WRITE ESSAYS OR OTHER MATERIALS (except for book blurbs/bios)

Learn more about me and my writer-friendly rates at my website or email your manuscript’s word count for a price quote and estimate of turnaround time. Payment is accepted through safe and secure PayPal; references available upon request.

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Professional Fantasy Book Editor

An affordable, professional editor for nearly 30 years, I’ll deliver a thorough edit of your fantasy manuscript. I’m the author of several published books as well as short stories, hold a Master’s degree in English and a Bachelor’s in journalism, am a long-time writing teacher, and am an award-winning publications editor and writer. Well over 130 of my clients – many of them fantasy novelists and short story authors – have gone on to publish their books.

My editing services include:
ProofreadingEditing for spelling, punctuation, capitalization and grammar
Copy editing Editing of mature manuscripts close to being published
Substantive edit Editing of an early draft of your manuscript
Developmental editing Guidance through the writing process
Self-publishing Formatting, uploading, writing back cover blurb/author bio
I DO NOT WRITE ESSAYS OR OTHER MATERIALS (except for book blurbs/bios)

Learn more about me and my writer-friendly rates at my website or email your manuscript’s word count for a price quote and estimate of turnaround time. Payment is accepted through safe and secure PayPal; references available upon request.

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Professional Science Fiction Book Editor

An affordable, professional editor for nearly 30 years, I’ll deliver a thorough edit of your science fiction manuscript. I’m the author of several published books as well as short stories, hold a Master’s degree in English and a Bachelor’s in journalism, am a long-time writing teacher, and am an award-winning publications editor and writer. Well over 130 of my clients – many of them science fiction novelists and short story authors – have gone on to publish their books. As the author of published science fiction stories, I understand the challenges faced by writers of fantastic fiction.

My editing services include:
ProofreadingEditing for spelling, punctuation, capitalization and grammar
Copy editing Editing of mature manuscripts close to being published
Substantive edit Editing of an early draft of your manuscript
Developmental editing Guidance through the writing process
Self-publishing Formatting, uploading, writing back cover blurb/author bio
I DO NOT WRITE ESSAYS OR OTHER MATERIALS (except for book blurbs/bios)

Learn more about me and my writer-friendly rates at my website or email your manuscript’s word count for a price quote and estimate of turnaround time. Payment is accepted through safe and secure PayPal; references available upon request.

Published SF Books I’ve Edited

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“The Strange Trial of Ciri: The First Sentient AI” by Todd Hoff
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“Ace of Aces” by Chris Berman
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“c-REAL: The Perception Engineering Era Begins” by Michael J Ladd
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“Beyond Terra: A Novella” by R.V. Johnson
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“Time in My Pocket” by Gina Dewink
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“furtl” by Strobe Witherspoon
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“WWIV – In The Beginning” by e a lake
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“Condosaur” by Chris Berman

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