I Develop Friendly and Effective Content for Humans*

*With humor when possible

BOOKS!

Editorial Services

I specialize in nonfiction books. I excel at making your complex content easy to understand and pleasurable to read.

Manuscript Review

High-level review that tells you the strengths and weaknesses of your book.

Line and Copy Editing

Line editing at the paragraph and sentence level makes your prose sing, and copy editing finds errors and ensures your manuscript conforms to industry style guides.

Developmental Editing

High-level review, but with inline comments and suggested fixes. More of a relationship with the author!

A Great Quote About Editing

“In my years teaching writing, and as a writer, and as an editor, I feel safe in passing on something I’ve learned: that the solution to almost any ‘problem’ that a manuscript has is already contained in the work, that is, it is usually found in an unexplored sentence, some implication that has not been played out, a structure that is barely visible that must be solidified. Good writers often plant these solutions in the ‘unconscious’ of their work—it’s a matter of analysis and identifying the solutions in the unconscious of the manuscript.”

– James Reich

Michelangelo on Editing

The artist Michelangelo, when asked about how he created David (one of his masterpieces), supposedly said that he didn’t carve him out of stone, so much as remove everything that wasn’t David. I feel the same way about editing. I figure out the David in your book and remove everything that isn’t that.

Book Coaching & Accountability

Whether you have an idea for a book but need help developing it, or you’ve started and you need an accountability partner to keep you moving, I can help!

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