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Elizabeth Darkley

Elizabeth Darkley - Editor

Vancouver, BC, Canada

Arrowhead Editing is a final draft editing service that focuses on the line-by-line craft and mechanics of storytelling.

Overview

I'm a freelance editor and the owner of Arrowhead Editing.

Services
Languages
English (CAN) English (UK) English (US)
Fiction
Adventure Crime & Mystery Fantasy Historical Fiction Horror LGBTQ Literature Romance Science Fiction Thriller Women's Fiction Young Adult & Teen

Work experience

Owner

Arrowhead Editing

August, 2014 – Present (over 2 years)

I am the primary editor at Arrowhead Editing. My focus is on final draft, line-by-line editing. I have edited multiple best-selling books that have cracked Amazon's Top 100 Paid charts.

Portfolio (15 selected works)

Chase the Dark (Steel & Stone Book 1)

Annette Marie

Piper Griffiths wants one thing in life: To become a Consul, a keeper of the peace between humans and daemons. There are three obstacles in her way. The first is Lyre. Incubus. Hotter than hell and with a wicked streak to match. His greatest mission in life is to get Piper into bed and otherwise annoy the crap out of her. The second is Ash. Draconian. Powerful. Dangerous. He knows too much and... read more

Piper Griffiths wants one thing in life: To become a Consul, a keeper of the peace between humans and daemons. There are three obstacles in her way. The first is Lyre. Incubus. Hotter than hell and with a wicked streak to match. His greatest mission in life is to get Piper into bed and otherwise annoy the crap out of her. The second is Ash. Draconian. Powerful. Dangerous. He knows too much and... read more

Bind the Soul (Steel & Stone Book 2)

Annette Marie

The most important rule for an Apprentice Consul is simple: Don't get involved with daemons. Well, Piper is planning to break that rule — big time. After a near-deadly scandal with the Sahar Stone, she has the chance to return to the only life she's ever wanted. All she has to do to keep her Apprenticeship is forget about Ash and Lyre. Ash might be enigmatic and notoriously lethal, and Lyre mi... read more

The most important rule for an Apprentice Consul is simple: Don't get involved with daemons. Well, Piper is planning to break that rule — big time. After a near-deadly scandal with the Sahar Stone, she has the chance to return to the only life she's ever wanted. All she has to do to keep her Apprenticeship is forget about Ash and Lyre. Ash might be enigmatic and notoriously lethal, and Lyre mi... read more

Yield the Night (Steel & Stone Book 3)

Annette Marie

Goodreads Choice Awards 2015 Nominee in Best Fantasy After surviving a round-trip to hell, Piper figures she can survive anything. After all, she just lived through the devastating loss of her Consul apprenticeship and a torturous stint at boarding school. How much worse could it get? Well, she wasn’t expecting a group of crazy radicals to burn her home to the ground and take her prisoner. The... read more

Goodreads Choice Awards 2015 Nominee in Best Fantasy After surviving a round-trip to hell, Piper figures she can survive anything. After all, she just lived through the devastating loss of her Consul apprenticeship and a torturous stint at boarding school. How much worse could it get? Well, she wasn’t expecting a group of crazy radicals to burn her home to the ground and take her prisoner. The... read more

Feed the Flames (Steel & Stone)

Annette Marie

In this short story addition to the Steel & Stone series, discover the fate of Seiya and Lyre following the conclusion of YIELD THE NIGHT (Steel & Stone Book 3). Seiya wants nothing more than to disappear with her brother, safe from all the enemies that would tear them apart. But now she, along with Lyre, has been taken prisoner. Separated from Ash, his fate unknown, and tormented by memories ... read more

In this short story addition to the Steel & Stone series, discover the fate of Seiya and Lyre following the conclusion of YIELD THE NIGHT (Steel & Stone Book 3). Seiya wants nothing more than to disappear with her brother, safe from all the enemies that would tear them apart. But now she, along with Lyre, has been taken prisoner. Separated from Ash, his fate unknown, and tormented by memories ... read more

Reap the Shadows (Steel & Stone Book 4)

Annette Marie

Piper is feeling a bit overwhelmed. With Seiya and Lyre missing, Ash recovering from near fatal injuries, and the Gaians picking fights with daemons all over the city, a girl can’t help but think she might be in over her head. And this time, she’s on her own. Before she even has a chance to investigate the Gaians’ new stockpile of mysterious, high-tech weaponry, an old enemy ambushes her: Sama... read more

Piper is feeling a bit overwhelmed. With Seiya and Lyre missing, Ash recovering from near fatal injuries, and the Gaians picking fights with daemons all over the city, a girl can’t help but think she might be in over her head. And this time, she’s on her own. Before she even has a chance to investigate the Gaians’ new stockpile of mysterious, high-tech weaponry, an old enemy ambushes her: Sama... read more

Oasis (The Last Humans Book 1)

Dima Zales, Anna Zaires

A new dystopian/post-apocalyptic series from a New York Times bestselling author My name is Theo, and I'm a resident of Oasis, the last habitable area on Earth. It's meant to be a paradise, a place where we are all content. Vulgarity, violence, insanity, and other ills are but a distant memory, and even death no longer plagues us. I was once content too, but now I'm different. Now I hear a voi... read more

A new dystopian/post-apocalyptic series from a New York Times bestselling author My name is Theo, and I'm a resident of Oasis, the last habitable area on Earth. It's meant to be a paradise, a place where we are all content. Vulgarity, violence, insanity, and other ills are but a distant memory, and even death no longer plagues us. I was once content too, but now I'm different. Now I hear a voi... read more

The Second Wave (The Meta Superhero Novel Series Book 2)

Tom Reynolds

Summer’s over and Connor Connolly is headed back to school to start junior year. But with metabands falling from the sky, the world has changed overnight, and now there are thousands of new metahumans. Just like regular humans, not all metahumans are using their new powers for good. Now, Connor’s not only dealing with the pressures of being a super-human and training with his mentor, Midnight,... read more

Summer’s over and Connor Connolly is headed back to school to start junior year. But with metabands falling from the sky, the world has changed overnight, and now there are thousands of new metahumans. Just like regular humans, not all metahumans are using their new powers for good. Now, Connor’s not only dealing with the pressures of being a super-human and training with his mentor, Midnight,... read more

Rise of The Circle (The Meta Superhero Novel Series Book 3)

Tom Reynolds

As metahumans emerge throughout the world, some greet them as saviors while others see them as a threat to humanity itself. A group of elite soldiers come into possession of the most powerful metabands seen yet, with the ability to destroy what was thought to be indestructible: the metabands themselves. With the destruction of the Silver Island Metahuman Detention Facility, Bay View City goes ... read more

As metahumans emerge throughout the world, some greet them as saviors while others see them as a threat to humanity itself. A group of elite soldiers come into possession of the most powerful metabands seen yet, with the ability to destroy what was thought to be indestructible: the metabands themselves. With the destruction of the Silver Island Metahuman Detention Facility, Bay View City goes ... read more

Girl From Above: Betrayal (The 1000 Revolution)

Pippa DaCosta

WARNING: 18+ only. Adult content. Including sex, drug use, violence, & swearing. Read the bestselling, fast-paced, science fiction series, readers are comparing to Firefly & Ex_Machina! After Captain Caleb Shepperd escapes from prison, all he wants to do is keep his head down and earn a living smuggling guns and drugs through the nine systems. But, when a synth known as #1001 stows away on the... read more

WARNING: 18+ only. Adult content. Including sex, drug use, violence, & swearing. Read the bestselling, fast-paced, science fiction series, readers are comparing to Firefly & Ex_Machina! After Captain Caleb Shepperd escapes from prison, all he wants to do is keep his head down and earn a living smuggling guns and drugs through the nine systems. But, when a synth known as #1001 stows away on the... read more

Girl From Above: Escape (The 1000 Revolution Book 2)

Pippa DaCosta

"There’s no quicker way to get yourself killed than trusting someone in the black." ~ Caleb. Caleb Shepperd knows Fran has her own motives for helping him escape prison, but he’s not about to let a little thing like past betrayal stand in the way of his next paycheck. Until he’s forced to meet with the sexy and psychotic pirate, Adelina Cande. They’ve met before. When he seduced her, cleared o... read more

"There’s no quicker way to get yourself killed than trusting someone in the black." ~ Caleb. Caleb Shepperd knows Fran has her own motives for helping him escape prison, but he’s not about to let a little thing like past betrayal stand in the way of his next paycheck. Until he’s forced to meet with the sexy and psychotic pirate, Adelina Cande. They’ve met before. When he seduced her, cleared o... read more

Girl From Above: Trapped (The 1000 Revolution Book 3)

Pippa DaCosta

"When are you going to stop running, Caleb?" Taking the synth to the casino capital of the nine systems seemed like a great idea at the time, but as Caleb Shepperd's many enemies close in, he only has one way out. He must betray #1001. Caleb can't make the same mistake twice. Can he? #1001 has a price on her head. The Fenrir Nine and Chitec will stop at nothing to secure her secrets. The very ... read more

"When are you going to stop running, Caleb?" Taking the synth to the casino capital of the nine systems seemed like a great idea at the time, but as Caleb Shepperd's many enemies close in, he only has one way out. He must betray #1001. Caleb can't make the same mistake twice. Can he? #1001 has a price on her head. The Fenrir Nine and Chitec will stop at nothing to secure her secrets. The very ... read more

Shock and Awe

Michael Ryder

On a billionaire's Mediterranean island, amidst a decadent gathering of the world's wealthy elites, a shadowy mastermind is auctioning a bio-weapon of unsurpassed lethality.Secret agent Jack Ford and scientist Lucy Kimball -- unwilling partners, forced together despite a history of betrayal -- confront a desperate truth as they race to avert catastrophe:If they don't learn to trust each other,... read more

On a billionaire's Mediterranean island, amidst a decadent gathering of the world's wealthy elites, a shadowy mastermind is auctioning a bio-weapon of unsurpassed lethality.Secret agent Jack Ford and scientist Lucy Kimball -- unwilling partners, forced together despite a history of betrayal -- confront a desperate truth as they race to avert catastrophe:If they don't learn to trust each other,... read more

The Elders (Mind Dimensions Book 4) (Volume 4)

Dima Zales, Anna Zaires

From a USA Today bestselling author comes the exciting continuation of the Mind Dimensions series Going to Level 2 gives me unimaginable power. So naturally, now that everyone I care about is in trouble, I can't do it anymore. The Elders can, but will they teach me, and if so, at what price? Ultimately, it comes down to a choice. What am I willing to sacrifice for those I love?

From a USA Today bestselling author comes the exciting continuation of the Mind Dimensions series Going to Level 2 gives me unimaginable power. So naturally, now that everyone I care about is in trouble, I can't do it anymore. The Elders can, but will they teach me, and if so, at what price? Ultimately, it comes down to a choice. What am I willing to sacrifice for those I love?

The Enlightened (Mind Dimensions Book 3)

Dima Zales, Anna Zaires

From a New York Times and USA Today bestselling author comes the exciting continuation of the Mind Dimensions series Kidnapped. Consciousness expanded. And that was just the start of my day. I always thought I was a nice enough guy. The kind who’d never want to commit murder. Turns out I simply lacked incentive. Some crimes can never be forgiven.

From a New York Times and USA Today bestselling author comes the exciting continuation of the Mind Dimensions series Kidnapped. Consciousness expanded. And that was just the start of my day. I always thought I was a nice enough guy. The kind who’d never want to commit murder. Turns out I simply lacked incentive. Some crimes can never be forgiven.

Generation M (The Toucan Trilogy, Book 3)

Scott Cramer

The explosive conclusion to the Toucan Trilogy. As Colony East scientists coldly implement their vision of a utopian society, Abby goes on a desperate journey to find her brother and sister, and save the lives of millions.Book 3 of The Toucan Trilogy, an Amazon best seller in dystopian fiction.

The explosive conclusion to the Toucan Trilogy. As Colony East scientists coldly implement their vision of a utopian society, Abby goes on a desperate journey to find her brother and sister, and save the lives of millions.Book 3 of The Toucan Trilogy, an Amazon best seller in dystopian fiction.

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