As an editor, I believe that good feedback isn't positive or negative - it's actionable. Beyond spotting typos and plot holes, I'll ask questions, suggest revisions, and offer alternatives to allow your true voice to shine through. I'll never tell you to show, not tell. I'll just show you how.
I've helped a variety of clients - from bestselling authors to first-time authors - with just about every genre, including literary fiction, historical fiction, women's fiction, romance, fantasy, horror, thriller, poetry, memoir, and self-help. I've also proofread reprints of classic literature and prepared manuscripts for audiobook narration.
My background as a classically trained singer is helpful for editing manuscripts involving music or other performing arts. I earned my bachelor's degree in music from Pepperdine University and my master's degree in vocal performance from Cal State Fullerton. Since then, I've performed with the Pacific Chorale, the New York Choral Society, and the Pacific Lyric Association Opera. I practiced, practiced, practiced my way to Carnegie Hall, Walt Disney Concert Hall, the Hollywood Bowl, and venues all over the world, including multiple national tours with Andrea Bocelli and the Boston Pops Esplanade Orchestra. As a former journalist, I've written about the arts for the Los Angeles Times and the Orange County Register.
I coauthor contemporary romance novels for USA Today- and Amazon-bestselling authors.
The services include production editing, collaborative editing, line editing, copyediting, proofreading, audiobook prep, and copywriting for both independent and published authors.
RT was a pioneering voice in women's fiction.
My blog covered social media trends with an emphasis in startup companies.
Mind-body wellness and fitness expert combines mantra, self-reflection, and movement into an accessible 14-day routine for manifesting your best self.Holistic wellness and fitness expert Erin Stutland harnesses all the body's mental, physical, and spiritual energy in her tri-fold approach to creating change. When you move your body while repeating mantras--speaking your desires aloud--manifest... read more
Mindful is the groundbreaking new magazine dedicated to helping you live mindfully. The simple practice of being in the moment brings out the best in who you are.
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“There has never been a guide as comprehensive as this to writing in all its forms. . . . Useful, clear and encyclopedic, this book is an essential guide for every household.”―ExaminerNeed to know how to format your résumé for that job application? How do you write a cover letter that will stand out? Wondering how to request a letter of recommendation for graduate school? Trying to craft a get... read more
It's the summer of 1994 in suburban Chicago: Forrest Gump is still in theaters, teens are reeling from the recent death of Kurt Cobain, and you can enter a sweepstakes for a spaceship from Jupiter to land in your backyard. Welcome to Margaret Wappler's slightly altered 90s. Everything's pretty much the way you remember it, except for the aliens.When a flying saucer lands in the Allens' backyar... read more
This children's board book explores what it is like to have a weird mother that is also cool, confident and kind.
In 1893, psychic medium Darthilda Crossing meets the love of her life, Rahul Kajaria, while hosting a séance at her parents’ summer cottage in Cape May, New Jersey. Her Ouija board reading foretells their passionate union but also spells their d-o-o-m. Darthilda will go bravely to her grave, but she refuses to cross to the other side without her beloved.More than a century later, ghosts still ... read more
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paperback textbook with black plastic binding, 217 pages, both b/w & color illustrations
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