After almost three years of writing and editing documents, books, games, articles and more, I decided to start my own, sole-proprietor business right here in Maryland. I work with writers in polishing their stories, characters and pacing. Book editing only.
Provide manuscript assessments, critiques and developmental edits, as requested by clients.
If client is unsure of service needed, I offer guidance and assistance, thus ensuring their manuscript is as polished as it can be after my services have been completed.
All edits are suggested, not drafted. Digitally provided to clients, with a hard copy available upon request (additional $10 fee for hard copy, but wrapped up nicely for full editorial effect).
Manage up to 4 manuscripts per month, adhere to tight deadlines, and maintain open communication with clients.
Managed five different startup companies, including a finance startup. Provided blog posts, e-books, and articles aimed at expanding their readership. Analyzed their company projections and made changes accordingly, increasing followers on Twitter by roughly 40%.
Created original e-books, articles and blog posts catering to specific audiences.
Suggested changes to copy previously written.
Crafted social media posts geared towards peaking interest, and increasing newsletter sign-ups by 30%.
Practiced proper organizational skills in order to handle each company, and their specific needs efficiently.
J. L. Mendez brings us a collection of short stories, some witty, others dark, but all with a goal: to make readers feel something. In these ten stories, depressed and heroic characters alike try to make sense of their surroundings, and either overcome or succumb to obstacles. About The AuthorJ. L. Mendez is a freelance writer/editor, and now author. This is her first published book. She curre... read more
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Random House editor of prize-winning literary fiction, bestselling commercial fiction, and narrative nonfiction. Affordable and friendly!
Since I began working as a professional editor since 2009, I've edited everything from memoirs to serial killer thrillers to hiking guides.