Susan Hughes

Susan Hughes - Editor

Toronto, ON, Canada

As an editor and story coach, I would be pleased to assist you in taking your children's or YA outline or manuscript to the next level.

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I'm an editor who provide critiques and developmental editing (not copy editing) and I'm a story coach. I specialize in children's and YA manuscripts, including fiction and nonfiction.

English (CAN)
Children's - Middle Grade
Children's Picture Books
Comics & Graphic Novels
Young Adult & Teen
Children's Books (Non-Fiction)

Work experience

Editor-critiquer-story coach

August, 1988 – Present (about 30 years)

I have been working in the world of publishing for over 30 years. I critique and edit manuscripts, and am a story-coach, for a growing list of clients. I have worked as a writer and editor in educational publishing for over 25 years. I am the author of over 30 children's and YA books, including board books, picture books, MG, graphic nonfiction, nonfiction, and YA.

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