There's just something about being able to create a whole new world, and being even the smallest cog in the machine that shapes that world is amazing.
*I offer in-depth developmental sessions for the author who is just starting a new project and doesn't necessarily have a book to be edited. These consist of one (1) hour conferences once a week (or two 30-minute sessions each week), where we will work on developing the plot, characters, and settings. From there, we will work together to develop an outline that will be instrumental in the author being able to write their novel, while staying on track!
*For an author who has a completed manuscript in which needs developmental editing, the initial round will consist of a story edit. The story edit will focus on things such as: pacing, structure, tone, readability, plot holes, etc. I'll work with you to fix any integral errors that may be hindering your manuscript, such as character development, plot devises not being used properly, etc.
The second round will be a copy edit where all changes will be re-evaluated. In this round, your manuscript will also be edited for grammatical and punctuation errors.
*If you are just looking for someone who can assist in putting together a concise outline, that is something we can do. While this option does not include any conferences, there will be continuous communication while we iron out the details of your outline.
*Copy editing includes two in-depth rounds.
*Proofreading is available to go through looking at grammar, punctuation, and formatting inconsistencies - we suggest only selecting this option after you have formatted your book for publication.
In 2013 I began freelance editing. When going through a book I look for punctuation, grammar, and inconsistencies. Along with these basic core elements, I also look for overused word choices, for ways to clean up the manuscript either as a whole or the actual word structure.
My job is to make your book be the best book it can be, even if that means completely rearranging sentences, paragraphs, chapters, etc. But don't worry, everything is done with track changes on, so that the author can see where things were moved from so they can judge for himself/herself on how the story flows and progresses with the changes compared to prior.
But my work doesn't end there! Once the book is back in the author's hands, my job still continues. I work with the author while the changes are being implemented, and help facilitate how the suggested changes could be made and explaining my reasoning for my suggestions.
Aside from editing completed manuscripts, I also have worked with writers on incomplete manuscripts or even just ideas! In developmental editing, we work together to build outlines, character profiles, and then the plot structure.
I've also worked with authors on creating marketing strategies and creating marketing plans.
While at this time I do not offer custom cover design, I do have pre-made covers available.
I worked as an editor and project manager for the publisher Booktrope, until its closure in 2016. There I was responsible for overseeing the production schedule and making sure the authors I was working with, along with the rest of their teams, were on schedule for publication. Part of my job was to assist the authors in creating marketing strategies.
As an editor I worked with authors to maximize the impact of their words upon readers. It was important that their words were concise and clear, while also shaping the world the author was creating. I worked with authors who needed a wide range of editing from proofreading to developmental editing.
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Hallie has spent most of her life in institutions for the insane. She sees and hears entities. They lurk in dark corners watching her, even during her dreaded ECT treatments. No one believes her when she talks about them. One day she meets Josh, a new patient who seems harmless enough, though he is reputed to have eaten his sister. Just when they strike up a friendship, something strange happe... read more
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Book Three in the seriesSome are naughty and some are nice. But they have one thing in common. They both have to die. Director Greyson Croft has a huge mess on his hands. Not only is it Christmas in Vegas, but there’s a killer that’s called him out, wanting his personal attention. If that’s not bad enough, someone’s trying to take him down, by way of his wife, Detective Emma Croft. They’ve fou... read more
Book Ten in the erotic thriller seriesThe dead have their secrets, and someone wants it to stay that way. Doctor Tony Magnus is on hiatus from the FBI. Why? Because he’s chasing his soul mate. Instead of being back at FBI West, taking care of business, he’s in a mass grave watching over Jaxon Armstrong. Together, they have a job to do. As each body is removed from the pit, they come closer and... read more
Book four in the Erotica series, (Warning: Explicit sex! Threesomes, violence and adult content)Mistakes are made every day. Some cost nothing and others cost the ultimate price. Love, happiness and life. Desdemona Adare's life is falling apart all around her. From a relationship that's imploding, to the mysterious disappearance of her sister. The people she'd come to resent are now the only o... read more
Book One in the Littlemoon Series.They're starting anew. Julian and Tori Littlemoon are venturing out and are now their own bosses. It's a blessing and a curse at the same time. As they struggle to build up a business and make a name for themselves, they have other problems facing them down. Someone is collecting women. It's a new dangerous game, and since they no longer have the power of the ... read more
Book One in the Harcourte Vampyre Society Series…Warning! Adult content. Erotica. Mistress Jolie Harcourte has lived a very long time. She’s seen things come and go in her eight centuries, but one thing always surprises her- how humans and her kind can’t be left to their own devices. When someone is killing humans and leaving their bodies scattered all over the town, there’s only one thing to ... read more
Truth is FoundBook 4 In the Littlemoon Investigations series.The family has taken one hell of a hit. Justin’s wife has lost her baby in an accident that nearly stole all their lives. While the family has rallied around them, it’s not working. Justin is still slipping away. Julian wants to be there for his brother, but Justin is beyond angry-- at Tori. He blames her, himself, and the universe f... read more
From the Author that brought you the FBI/Romance series (see list below) now comes the Croft & Croft Adventures series with A new set of Characters to fall crazy, madly in love with....Second EditionWARNING! This book is classified Erotic Thriller. There will be sex, mystery, and violence.CELESTIA IS FALLINGIn life there are few constants. We're born. We all have secrets.And we die.Emma Starli... read more
Consumed by Wrath (Book 8) FBI unconventional Erotica Series.Sometimes, you just need a vacation. When you stand in blood and gore every day of your life, you deserve to take some down time to heal and regroup. Right?Ethan, Elizabeth, and Callen are doing just that. After their last assignment, they almost lost Ethan to maniac. Now, they're desperate to heal and move on. So they head to where ... read more
Book One in the Carter Chronicles. Doctor Callista Carter only wants to heal. Running from a near life destroying case, she’s licking her wounds in a small town and off everyone’s radar. Only, she’s drawn quite a bit of attention. Someone’s taking lives, disguised behind the Seven Deadly Sins. It’s stirring up the small town, making waves. The killers want her eliminated. And the sheriff just ... read more
Book two in the Erotic series has Ethan Blackhawk returning home. There were two things in his life he had vowed he'd never do. One was going home to the reservation that spawned him, and the other was forgiving his brother for the ultimate act of betrayal. When would he learn to never say never? Taking the job as co-directors of the new FBI West office was supposed to be the start of a new ad... read more
The final book in the Carter Chronicles Trilogy.Sinner RebornThere’s a little sinner in all of us. Avalon Miller is no exception, but in her life, she’s got too much on the line to be worried about her past. Being Oracle is a burden, but one she’s taken on with no regrets. Then again, it doesn't matter, since she’s predicted her own demise, until him…Nathaniel Carter has given up. Being in the... read more
Maura Gaines is bad ass to the bone. She’s a Marine.She’s tough.And she has one hell of a secret. She's valuable to her government. Enter in a killer who is hell bent of taking her out. This madman has already begun picking off her team, one by one. When it’s her turn to die, she barely escapes, heading right for the man who scares her most. Agent Lucas Mars. She’s crazy about him. The way he ... read more
Lost & Broken Book Two in the Littlemoon series They say you don’t pick your cases when you’re a private investigator, they pick you. Well, that’s exactly what has happened for the Littlemoons. Since closing the biggest case of their careers in the private sector, the jobs are pouring in. Now, they just have to pick the ones that pique their interest. Their next case seems easy and almost too ... read more
Everyone has a gift. Vivian Graves-Littlemoon can see the future in her dreams. Tori Littlemoon can talk to the dead. And Beckett Rand… he’s got the magic touch. Yet, to him, his gift is nothing more than a curse. It’s cost him everything over the years. Now, they need to use it. His hands are tied, and it means saving his future by facing his past. The Littlemoons have taken another case. Thi... read more
Dangerous Choices ~ Book Two Warning! Adult situations, erotica and M/F/M sex scenes.Centuries pass and yet one thing remains the same, we are predators and they are the hunted. What happens when the lines become blurred and the killers are now the only creatures who stand between humans and death?Jolie Harcourte has taken on the responsibility of protecting those that would stake her in her s... read more
Dangerous Misery ~ Book 3 Warning! Adult situations, erotica and M/F/M sex scenes.Our past haunts us. The undead are no different. For Jolie Harcourte, a trip back to Paris with her mates is not turning out to be the memory making experience she thought it would be. Something dark and evil is waiting for her. It makes Death look like a walk in the park. When her past comes back, threatening th... read more
Book three in the EROTIC ROMANCE series finds that Callen Whitefox has a new lease on life. The choice to join the FBI was an easy one, and he has no plans on looking back. After all, he wanted off the Rez and into the world his brother now calls home. With the prospects of a new career and a chance at love, he is on cloud nine. Once could say invincible.Then comes death. On his first day back... read more
This book five of the Erotic series. (Warning: Graphic sex, threesomes, violence and some language) Julian Littlemoon likes women without baggage. He lives life carefree and to the fullest. Then on that fateful day, he meets Special Agent Victoria Christensen, and everything changes. Not only does he fall hard and fast, but he would do anything to heal her broken spirit- no matter what the cos... read more
Book six in the unconventional erotic series Julian Littlemoon has finally found the one. Special Agent Tori Christensen completes his heart and soul like no other before her. Rescuing her from the VA, they retreat to his home to help her recover. As she grows stronger, he knows there’s only one thing left to do. Marry the girl.Victoria Christensen can never repay him back for saving her heart... read more
Welcome to the second sexy installment in the 'Behind Closed Doors' Anthology. Sometimes you just need a sexy story to get you through the doldrums. Well, today is your lucky day. Morgan Kelley has decided to give her readers exactly what they want. In this book, you'll get eleven shorts that will make you fall in love with her most popular characters all over again. Elizabeth, Ethan & CallenC... read more
Book Nine FBI unconventional Erotica seriesWhile supervising a body move on Native land, Callen Whitefox is faced with something he never thought he’d see in his life. Mummies. But these aren’t century old Natives, buried long ago. No, these are fresh remains, and each with a jar to save a sacred buried part. The contents are more than enough to give him the willies... Yet, the message is clea... read more
Meet Allison Singleton, Single, alone. Her husband had left her after years of marriage, and she is destined to be alone for the rest of her life. At 35, she is afraid to hop back into the dating scene, as she knows there aren’t too many options at her age. She has labeled men her age into two categories: Taken, being the first. Everything left over, being the second. The second group is, the ... read more
Holly Edgemont used to love celebrating Christmas, that is, until her whole world was turned upside down by an unexpected divorce from her college sweetheart Brant. This year, not only is she divorced, but the kids are going out of state with her ex Brant, leaving her utterly alone. Holly's party-girl friend Sloane tries to break her out of her frump by dragging her along to holiday parties wh... read more
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Fiction editor with 20+years experience in UK publishing and bookselling. Particular interest in commercial literary and crime/thrillers.
Twelve years' experience publishing Sunday Times bestsellers - women's fiction & crime thrillers - at Pan Macmillan & HarperCollins