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Barb Wilson

Barb Wilson - Editor

Midland, MI, United States

I am a professional editor and a published author living in Michigan, USA. I made my dreams come true -- now I'm here to assist with YOURS.

Overview

I am a professional editor, specializing in development/content edits. Twenty-five years experience and dozens of satisfied clients have given me the expertise to make YOUR dreams of being a published author come true. I also write contemporary single titles and series fiction under multiple pen names.

Services
Languages
English (UK) English (US)
Fiction
Crime & Mystery Fantasy Historical Fiction Humor & Comedy Paranormal Romance Romance Science Fiction Thriller Urban Fantasy Women's Fiction

Work experience

Owner

Self-employed
October, 1992 – Present (about 25 years)

Both corporate and private client experience. Worked as freelance editor for multiple independent publishers. Speaker at several writers' conferences and gatherings. Love reading, love writing, and love to keep busy. For a list of satisfied clients and endorsements, please check my website listed above.

Independent Freelance Developmental editor

Multiple independent publishers
February, 2003 – June, 2016 (over 13 years)

I worked as a freelance developmental editor for multiple independent publishers located in the U.S. and Canada. This continued until I decided to focus on growing my own editing business.

Portfolio (12 selected works)

I Love You (A Candy Hearts Romance)

Brandy Wilson

Tate Campbell liked his life. Running his bar kept him busy and paid his bills, and a relationship with anyone wasn't on the horizon. He sure wasn't expecting a Valentine surprise, especially one who looked like a fallen angel—with a broken-down car. Dace Robinson's career as an ER doctor left little time for relationships. Valentine's Day was just another day on the calendar, albeit one fille... read more

Tate Campbell liked his life. Running his bar kept him busy and paid his bills, and a relationship with anyone wasn't on the horizon. He sure wasn't expecting a Valentine surprise, especially one who looked like a fallen angel—with a broken-down car. Dace Robinson's career as an ER doctor left little time for relationships. Valentine's Day was just another day on the calendar, albeit one fille... read more

Red (F'd Up Fairytales Book 14)

Kassanna

Her husband was having an affair with her best friend and she was the Godmother to their children. Miate "Red" Hayden's life couldn't get much worse. For her spouse she was always too fat, too ugly, too everything but she hung in there because she believed in her vows. There had to be a way to make things right with her husband. A way to make him love her or so she thought until she met two of... read more

Her husband was having an affair with her best friend and she was the Godmother to their children. Miate "Red" Hayden's life couldn't get much worse. For her spouse she was always too fat, too ugly, too everything but she hung in there because she believed in her vows. There had to be a way to make things right with her husband. A way to make him love her or so she thought until she met two of... read more

Summerton (Lady Eleanor Mysteries Book 1)

Becca St. John

2016 President's Book Award Winner - Florida Authors & Publishers AssociationHe married for money, she wed by force ~On the brink of losing everything, the Duke of Summerton marries heiress Caroline Howlett, but at what cost? She wants neither his crumbling estate nor his title, and what is he, as a man, without them? Before he can resolve this dilemma, something more dangerous than doubt thre... read more

2016 President's Book Award Winner - Florida Authors & Publishers AssociationHe married for money, she wed by force ~On the brink of losing everything, the Duke of Summerton marries heiress Caroline Howlett, but at what cost? She wants neither his crumbling estate nor his title, and what is he, as a man, without them? Before he can resolve this dilemma, something more dangerous than doubt thre... read more

My Heart Whispers: The Prequel - A Story of Love, Hate and Deceit. (The Vision of Love Series)

Dionne Grace

The Vision of Love SeriesThe PrequelHow it all began... Four stories of love, hate, and deceit—a snippet of their lives, before their relationships ended. The scars that formed—and later healed by God through his love—are all revealed in this series.Rachel & Ben—Rachel suffers years of abuse from her husband Ben, the adroit lawyer leading a double life.David & Karen—David, the strong Christian... read more

The Vision of Love SeriesThe PrequelHow it all began... Four stories of love, hate, and deceit—a snippet of their lives, before their relationships ended. The scars that formed—and later healed by God through his love—are all revealed in this series.Rachel & Ben—Rachel suffers years of abuse from her husband Ben, the adroit lawyer leading a double life.David & Karen—David, the strong Christian... read more

Noir (Pack Rulez Book 10)

Kassanna

Deuce offers his service to the highest bidder and lately Colonel Malachai has been the man footing the bill. But now the insane ex-soldier has tasked him with an assignment he may not be able to come back from...who was he kidding he is a freaking lion and his species wasn't called the King of the jungle for no reason. He'll do the job, collect his pay and go ghost because after this even his... read more

Deuce offers his service to the highest bidder and lately Colonel Malachai has been the man footing the bill. But now the insane ex-soldier has tasked him with an assignment he may not be able to come back from...who was he kidding he is a freaking lion and his species wasn't called the King of the jungle for no reason. He'll do the job, collect his pay and go ghost because after this even his... read more

Blue Angel

Nadine Monaco

Physical therapist Jennifer Wade is unable to put the pieces of her life back together again after her Navy pilot fiancé dies in a plane accident. Flyer Paul Davis, her fiancé's best friend, feels responsible for the tragedy. When Jennifer and Paul must work together two years after the accident, they are stunned by their mutual attraction. They share a pained past, yet their current chemistry... read more

Physical therapist Jennifer Wade is unable to put the pieces of her life back together again after her Navy pilot fiancé dies in a plane accident. Flyer Paul Davis, her fiancé's best friend, feels responsible for the tragedy. When Jennifer and Paul must work together two years after the accident, they are stunned by their mutual attraction. They share a pained past, yet their current chemistry... read more

Destiny's Highway

Lane Pierce

Outgrowing Oklahoma, Danielle is an attractive young woman hoping for a fresh beginning in Southern California. Luke is a young writer headed home from a motorcycle trip across the Southwestern states. A chance encounter in a New Mexico café sets the star-crossed couple upon a journey of misadventure and an insatiable desire neither can resist. Can triumph be borne out of tragedy? Where there’... read more

Outgrowing Oklahoma, Danielle is an attractive young woman hoping for a fresh beginning in Southern California. Luke is a young writer headed home from a motorcycle trip across the Southwestern states. A chance encounter in a New Mexico café sets the star-crossed couple upon a journey of misadventure and an insatiable desire neither can resist. Can triumph be borne out of tragedy? Where there’... read more

Steele and Stone (The Daring Hearts Series)

Kay Phoenix

Elle Thompson was raised in Denver. She paints. She hikes. She knows how to avoid cougar attacks.The only cougars Michael Williams usually worries about are the ones that wear leopard print leggings on 5th Avenue.But, when his acquisition firm sets its sights on Elle's family business, his tidy life goes awry. As things unravel, so do all his preconceived notions of love and what makes a perfe... read more

Elle Thompson was raised in Denver. She paints. She hikes. She knows how to avoid cougar attacks.The only cougars Michael Williams usually worries about are the ones that wear leopard print leggings on 5th Avenue.But, when his acquisition firm sets its sights on Elle's family business, his tidy life goes awry. As things unravel, so do all his preconceived notions of love and what makes a perfe... read more

Once an Heiress (Crimson Romance Book 2)

Elizabeth Boyce

Lily Bachman has the largest dowry the haut ton has seen in years. Her fortune is meant to secure her marriage to a titled gentleman, but instead it has sent every fortune hunter in London into a frenzy. Despite her father's insistence that she choose a husband, Lily swears she won't marry any of these "Leeches." Instead, she focuses on her dreams of opening a charity school. She has everythin... read more

Lily Bachman has the largest dowry the haut ton has seen in years. Her fortune is meant to secure her marriage to a titled gentleman, but instead it has sent every fortune hunter in London into a frenzy. Despite her father's insistence that she choose a husband, Lily swears she won't marry any of these "Leeches." Instead, she focuses on her dreams of opening a charity school. She has everythin... read more

Tempted by Trouble (Crimson Romance)

Susan Arden

When a woman is the magnet for the wrong man, it takes a bad boy to break old habits.Carolina Rodriguez is a large-animal veterinarian on a mission to escape South Florida. Willing to do just about anything, she accepts a job in Annona, Texas over the internet from a family connection. At her cousin’s wedding, she runs into - literally - a handsome Texan in the parking lot. Matt McLemore is mo... read more

When a woman is the magnet for the wrong man, it takes a bad boy to break old habits.Carolina Rodriguez is a large-animal veterinarian on a mission to escape South Florida. Willing to do just about anything, she accepts a job in Annona, Texas over the internet from a family connection. At her cousin’s wedding, she runs into - literally - a handsome Texan in the parking lot. Matt McLemore is mo... read more

The Right Time (Love Unexpected Book 4)

Delaney Diamond

She’s just what he needs…What happens in the Bahamas should stay in the Bahamas. That was the plan, until the woman Ransom Stewart hooked up with made an appearance at his law firm. He knows he should stay away from her. He knows he should leave her alone. But for some reason, he can’t. Revenge sex. That’s what Sophie Bradshaw told herself the night with Ransom was all about. One night, to pun... read more

She’s just what he needs…What happens in the Bahamas should stay in the Bahamas. That was the plan, until the woman Ransom Stewart hooked up with made an appearance at his law firm. He knows he should stay away from her. He knows he should leave her alone. But for some reason, he can’t. Revenge sex. That’s what Sophie Bradshaw told herself the night with Ransom was all about. One night, to pun... read more

Dangerous Threads (A Virginia Davies Mystery Book 7)

David Ciambrone

Virginia Davies-Clark must find a quilt missing for seventy years. An award-winning quilt hiding an amazing secret. Virginia Davies-Clark is called back into the service of the Smithsonian Central Security Service and the Department of Defense along with her husband Andy and her friend Donna to locate a quilt. This isn't just any quilt. At the 1933 Century of Progress in Chicago, Sears Roebuck... read more

Virginia Davies-Clark must find a quilt missing for seventy years. An award-winning quilt hiding an amazing secret. Virginia Davies-Clark is called back into the service of the Smithsonian Central Security Service and the Department of Defense along with her husband Andy and her friend Donna to locate a quilt. This isn't just any quilt. At the 1933 Century of Progress in Chicago, Sears Roebuck... read more

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