As a writer, reader and editor I have decades of experience working with people in an wide number of industries, from the more traditional publishing and graphic design, to the more outlandish – road side rug salesmen and traveling artists. My extensive business background enables me to offer budding novelists and story tellers a professional experience with the encouragement and thoughtfulness of someone who’s been in their shoes. I work from my home in New Hampshire where I do freelance editing, write fiction and dabble in backyard farming.
The Ink Slingers Guild was born when two aspiring writers decided they wanted to create a group of like minded individuals for help and support. This collection is based on one of the practice exercises done at every meeting. The exercise is to have three members each pick one word. Those words are shared and a timer is set for five minutes. Laying pen to paper or tapping with fervor on their ... read more
The Ink Slingers Guild is a group of like-minded individuals who come together for support and encouragement. Since its inception the Ink Slingers have continued to expand membership, filling their ranks with some of the best and brightest up and coming authors of our time.This, the Ink Slinger's second anthology, is aptly named Into the Abyss. As with the first anthology, Beyond the Threshold... read more
Dear Reader,My name is Jimmy and I am going to die.Not to worry, I haven't given away anything important. I instead wanted to talk about, what you will soon see, is the inevitable.In the following pages you will glimpse my many lives. Some were filled with adventure, some with love, and some danger. You shouldn’t feel bad for me. I have loved living and more importantly, I know I am going to d... read more
Dearest Reader,I hope you're comfortable all snuggled up in the apparent comfort of your own home. Perhaps you are enjoying a crackling fire, a hot cup of cocoa, or maybe you're wrapped in a warm blanket.Have you ever felt like you are being watched, only to turn and find no one there? Do you ever hear whispers and dismiss them as the wind? Footsteps in an otherwise empty house? The trail of f... read more
Sloane Jacobs has been on the edge of crazy for a long time now. That happens when you can read everyone’s aura, not what they show on the outside but what they’re really like. Knowing that sharing her curse would get her a one-way ticket to the loony bin, Sloane lives alone and trusts no one.That changes when she meets Liam McDougall, a Gray One; the only kind that she can’t read. She doesn't... read more
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I am a NY publishing professional and provide freelance copyediting and proofreading services (fiction--all genres; nonfiction--I'm picky).
Full-time publishing house editor with eight years of professional experience. Offering freelance editorial services.