With nearly thirty years of experience as a novelist and a decade of editing, coaching, and teaching writers the craft of fiction, I've developed a team of excellent editors—all novelists—who have the needed experience and wisdom to help authors of any genre write and polish and publish their novels. Many are traditionally published as well as self-published.
I specialize in manuscript critiques, doing more than two hundred a year. I also edit, critique, and proofread for literary agents and publishers.
THE NOVEL THAT PROVES THERE’S PLENTY OF LIFE— AND HOT SEX—AFTER SIXTY! Just because Anny Applebaum qualifies for a senior discount doesn’t mean she’s ready for retirement. But if she wants to keep her job at the San Francisco Times, she’ll have to find a way to spice up her lifestyle column. Even if it means posting her profile as an eligible single on JDate .com. Sure, Anny’s a little out of ... read more
Reviews of Breathe:" think this is the first YA, thriller, suspense that I’ve ever read and let me say, Dillon has hit a homerun with it. She nailed the voices of the teens and I loved the interaction of Jasmine and her younger siblings. This was a book that I stayed up way too late to finish and boy was I glad I did. Can’t wait to read the sequel Shimmer.""Great quick read that really gets yo... read more
1st Place for 2015 Feathered Quill Award, Science Fiction/FantasyBest Narrator, Fiction, for 2016 Voice Arts Awards, audiobook versionFinalist in the 2014 Book Pipeline Contest---Travel to the future - it will only cost you everyone you love.--Attacked and injected with a drug which slows his metabolism to a fraction of normal, Martin James becomes an unwilling time traveler who hurtles throug... read more
A young man struggles to guard and sustain his love for God, his fiancee, and his family when faced with the brutality of Sharia law.This is the first volume of ABDUCTED TO KILL. Please read the conclusion--Volume II--in order to enjoy the complete story. In this volume--Volume I, Terror Regime--Joseph observes the changes in his family when his father decides to return to his country of birth... read more
What if the most upright person stumbles? Oh, and what if that person is a decorated war hero and the President of the United States? And, in the process of attempting to conceal his marital mistake, finds himself accused of treason and murder?Josh Davis suffers a devastating tragedy while home on military leave. TrustingGod for strength, he triumphs, earning the Congressional Medal of Honor. ... read more
FIRST-PLACE WINNER in the KINDLE BOOK PROMOSGOLD Medal WINNER in the 2014 READERS' FAVORITE INTERNATIONAL AWARDSBRONZE Medal winner in Dan Poytner's Global eBook AwardsCAPTIVATING!SCATTERED LINKS takes you down the street of nearly any Eastern European town, arm-in-arm with the orphaned. Michelle has captured the beauty and horror millions of children live everyday. The attention to detail is ... read more
All that glitters is not gold for Christine Sterling. The luster of her shiny Golden Years dream fades when Christine's newly retired husband, Jesse, becomes obsessed with a hobby requiring extra time away from her. Christine develops a bad reputation for conjuring wild tales and being chief complainer. Then she meets someone who has true reason to complain, if anyone does. Lila Payne's life i... read more
Greek cuisine, smog and domestic drudgery was not the life Australian musician, Melody, was expecting when she married a Greek music promoter and settled in Athens, Greece. Keen to play in her new shoes, though, Melody trades her guitar for a 'proper' career and her music for motherhood. That is, until she can bear it no longer and plots a return to the stage--and the person she used to be. Ho... read more
From Best Selling Author of "When Love Hurts" comes part 2 of the dramatic love story.Jessica has survived her abusive relationship with Chris, but now she's pregnant with his child. After being thrown out of his apartment and being left homeless, Jessica is determined to keep her independence from him. Even if it means being temporarily dependent on her two best friends Jaylen and his brother... read more
H2O is a contemporary crossover women’s novel that tells the story of Kate Pepper, a successful young business woman in Seattle whose life is suddenly—and strangely—turned upside down. Unexplainable visions torment her every time she gets wet. Sinking into despair, frantic to avoid water at any cost, Kate ultimately finds romance and redemption through the advice of simple people who love her ... read more
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Copy editor for Penguin Random House for 17 years, experience with bestselling authors of women's fiction, romance, mystery/thrillers.
Professional fiction copy editor and proofreader, working with independent authors and publishing companies alike.