I'm a traditionally published author (The Art of Adapting: Touchstone/Simon & Schuster) with an MFA in creative writing and over 20 years of experience as an editor. I offer book doctor, developmental editing, and copyediting services for novels and memoirs. My rates are competitive, I work fast, and I'm passionate about preserving your voice and vision while helping your work shine. I've edited 13 books (adult and middle-grade novels, a children's book, memoirs, and self-help books) in the past 4 months, and look forward to adding links to them once they are published. I'm featured in Kindlepreneur's list of "Best Book Editors."
In this “intriguing and moving” (Examiner.com) first novel, a recently separated woman rises to the challenge and experiences the exhilaration of independence with the unlikely help of her brother with Asperger’s.Seven months after her husband leaves her, Lana is still reeling. Being single means she is in charge of every part of her life, and for the first time in nineteen years, she can do t... read more
Matthew Fraser never imagined that one day he would find himself living in Paris again. France was part of his past, not his future. But following the sudden death of his wife, he moved back to France – this time with two bichons, Oscar and Leo, and no idea what lay ahead.After taking a flat in Paris’ posh 7th arrondissement – “Poodleland” – it doesn’t take long for him to realise that somethi... read more
A brittle young woman juggles her overbearing mother, her pregnant sister, her adoring father, and the intrigue of a handsome stranger she keeps running into. Angie's passive role in her own life, while acting as her sister's support and her mother's adversary, is upended in both the unlikeliest and likeliest of ways.
An intimate portrait of the inner workings of one woman's life as a wife, mother, daughter, and friend. Theresa ponders the ways her morning-chipper husband both soothes and infuriates her, the challenges of parenting a toddler while pregnant, and the benefit of having family to rely on in hard times.
This story of love and loss begins with a childhood romance between a city girl and a farm boy up in the mountains for a summer vacation and ends on a battlefield in Iraq.
A young California woman visits upstate New York to meet her boyfriend's teenage children for the first time, reminding her of her own post-divorce childhood, and shifting her perception of her current relationship.
Paranormal experiences told by the people who lived them are revealed in these three collections of haunting encounters. Skeptics will ponder where reality stops and another dimension begins after reading these spine-tingling and compelling stories. Real-Life Stories of Supernatural Experiences includes personal stories of an old sea captain who always leaves a puddle of seawater in the kitche... read more
Great Christmas Gifts! (Shipping is fast!) $24.95 (Slightly higher price because this is a big weighty book) Bearing North is Midwest Literary Magazine's largest offering to date, featuring works by both established and emerging authors, including: A.J. Velde, Aaron Beyer, Aaron Dick, Aaron Posey, Alex Artukovich, Alexander Ray, Anjoli Roy, Annam Manthiram, Ash Krafton, Ashley Maser, BJ Hollar... read more
Regally packaged Fourth Edition of Literary House Review 2010 presents a highly imaginative, mainstream collection of 20 engaging short stories of various genre. Captivating drama, mysterious thrillers, romance and heartwarming fiction are interwoven with twenty-seven exceptional pieces of brilliant poetry. Each contribution to Literary House is unique and expertly written. Readers will become... read more
Award Winner! Historical Thriller! What if Holden Caulfield were around when John Lennon was shot?It's 1979 and Holden Caulfield, at nearly forty, has yet to heal from his childhood trauma. When his older brother stumbles upon Holden's teenage "journal," he believes it will save his struggling writing career. That journal becomes "The Catcher in the Rye" -- published secretly under the brother... read more
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In 2015, Rhea Iris Rivers felt horrified, scared, sad, embarrassed, exhausted, and ungrateful after she learned she was facing a myriad of health challenges. In a thirty-day guidebook filled with personal experiences and the wisdom of Mother Earth, Rivers shares how she naturally beat her own health crisis with seven steps to renewal that transformed her life and healed her ailments through wh... read more
From the beginning, Kachada knew his life was destined to be anything but normal when his mother whispered in his ear at birth. "Kachada. Remember: Birth is a death sentence, so make every minute count." At an early age, Kachada is forced to live his future not by the years or months but by the minute. This unlikely tale, where two parallel universes--the chilling ancestral traditions of the C... read more
It was a time before computers, cell phones, DVD's or color television. Before microwave ovens, automatic doors, or diet sodas. Children played outside, and doctors made house calls. World War II had recently ended, and everyone was optimistic. These are the chronicles of Miss Nancy, JJ and Laddie, and others. It is a multi-generational story recounting the many ways in which accidental herois... read more
Meet the Little Bear with a Big Heart! Eli Benjamin Bear is born with a heart that needs immediate care. Whisked off to a human hospital for kids, Eli must survive this perilous journey armed only with a special blanket his mother gave him – imbued with his father’s essential life lessons and her own farewell lullaby to bring him home safely. But Eli’s hopes to return home quickly to his paren... read more
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News guy at heart, believe in grammar and telling stories. World-view shaped by life abroad and 60 years as a Chicago Cubs fan.
A keen, devoted editor who loves storytelling in all of its forms, with nearly a decade of experience at the center of NYC publishing.