Editing & MANUSCRIPT CONSULTATIONS
Manuscript not quite where you want it? Or have you been sending it around for a while and need a fresh set of eyes? Whether it’s a first book or your 15th, I’d be happy to work with you to find the right shape, rhythm, order, and material for it to take its final form. I bring years of experience as an editor, decades of experience as student of creative writing, and lifetime as a close attentive reader with excellent insight and intuition. I can provide macro-level developmental editing as well as finely tuned individual line edits.
- Line editing
- Developmental editing
- Sequencing, ordering, and manuscript architecture
- Identifying outliers and problem pieces
- Advice on presses and contests to target, as well as overall viability
Not certain if I’m the right person or if I can help? Just contact me with a description of the manuscript, a few sample pages, and the type of help you’re looking for and I’ll let you know if I can be of service. Read what past clients have to say here.
Standard rate: Varies depending on type of editing and assistance required.