Erin Brown

Erin Brown - Editor Tick

Austin, Texas,

Former HarperCollins and St. Martin’s Press editor with 20+ years editing experience, specializing in content revision and evaluations.

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I’m currently a freelance editor with 20 years’ experience, working with authors seeking agents or self-publication. A former NYC editor (HarperCollins and St. Martin’s Press), I still can’t believe I’m lucky enough to read for a living!
Languages
English (US)
Fiction
Crime & Mystery
Historical Fiction
Humor & Comedy
Paranormal Romance
Romance
Thriller
Women's Fiction
Young Adult & Teen

Awards

  • 2018 Writers’ League of Texas Best Mystery Manuscript

Work experience

Editor

Self-employed
May, 2008 – Present (about 11 years)

Work directly with authors seeking agents or self-publication. I offer line edits or evaluations, which focus on content, depending on the feedback you desire.

Portfolio (4 selected works)

The Life List: A Novel

Lori Nelson Spielman

INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLERIn this utterly charming debut—perfect for fans of Cecelia Ahern’s P.S., I Love You and Allison Winn Scotch’s Time of My Life—one woman sets out to complete her old list of childhood goals, and finds that her lifelong dreams lead her down a path she never expects. 1. Go to Paris2. Have a baby, maybe two3. Fall in love Brett Bohlinger seems to have it all: a plum job, a ... read more

INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLERIn this utterly charming debut—perfect for fans of Cecelia Ahern’s P.S., I Love You and Allison Winn Scotch’s Time of My Life—one woman sets out to complete her old list of childhood goals, and finds that her lifelong dreams lead her down a path she never expects. 1. Go to Paris2. Have a baby, maybe two3. Fall in love Brett Bohlinger seems to have it all: a plum job, a ... read more

Murder Once Removed

S. C. Perkins

The captivating first mystery in the Ancestry Detective series, in which Texas genealogist Lucy Lancaster deals with murders in both the past and present. According to her friends, Lucy Lancaster, Austin, Texas genealogist, has never been drunk. Tipsy, sure, but drunk? No way. So when she arrives back at her office from a three-martini lunch three sheets to the wind, it's a momentous occassion... read more

The captivating first mystery in the Ancestry Detective series, in which Texas genealogist Lucy Lancaster deals with murders in both the past and present. According to her friends, Lucy Lancaster, Austin, Texas genealogist, has never been drunk. Tipsy, sure, but drunk? No way. So when she arrives back at her office from a three-martini lunch three sheets to the wind, it's a momentous occassion... read more

Edge of Evil: A Novel of Suspense (Ali Reynolds Mysteries)

J. A Jance

With a divorce from her cheating husband of ten years pending and her high-profile broadcasting career abruptly ended by TV executives who wanted a "younger face," Alison Reynolds feels there's nothing keeping her in LA any longer. Summoned back home to Sedona, Arizona, by the death of a childhood friend, she seeks solace in the comforting rhythms of her parents' diner, the Sugarloaf Café, and... read more

With a divorce from her cheating husband of ten years pending and her high-profile broadcasting career abruptly ended by TV executives who wanted a "younger face," Alison Reynolds feels there's nothing keeping her in LA any longer. Summoned back home to Sedona, Arizona, by the death of a childhood friend, she seeks solace in the comforting rhythms of her parents' diner, the Sugarloaf Café, and... read more

Vampyres of Hollywood (Vampyres of Hollywood, Book 1)

Adrienne Barbeau, Michael Scott

Hollywood, California: three gruesome deaths within two weeks and every one of them a major star - an Oscar winner, an ingénue, and an action hero. A serial killer is working through the Hollywood A-list and celebrities are running scared.Each crime scene is worthy of a classic horror movie, and all three victims share a connection to the powerful scream queen, Ovsanna Moore. The stunning and ... read more

Hollywood, California: three gruesome deaths within two weeks and every one of them a major star - an Oscar winner, an ingénue, and an action hero. A serial killer is working through the Hollywood A-list and celebrities are running scared.Each crime scene is worthy of a classic horror movie, and all three victims share a connection to the powerful scream queen, Ovsanna Moore. The stunning and ... read more

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Sheila M. Good
Working with Erin was a pleasure.

Sheila M. Good, October 2018

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