This must be cloaked in mystery, due to non-disclosure agreements, but my work as an assistant to a NYT-bestselling author has given me a ton of insider industry knowledge. And while I can't share the author's name, I happily share my hard-earned industry knowledge with my clients.
My Pitchwars Contest mentees from 2013 & 2014 have signed with agents and gotten deals with Random House & Macmillan. In the 2015 Pitchwars, my mentee "won" the contest with 25 agent requests. He has signed with an agent and I'm excited to see his book on shelves soon, too!
As one of the top-ranked freelance editors on Guru.com, I've worked on everything from contracts and dissertations to young adult novels. Fiction (in every genre) for kids and teens is my favorite to work on, but mostly I love to work with authors who are eager to improve their craft, are open to feedback, and are hungry to connect their stories with an audience, no matter how much work is required.
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Development and acquisitions editor with 10 years' experience in nonfiction publishing working with bestselling authors.
Ashley specializes in YA science fiction, dystopian, and dark fantasy novels. Editor of award winning book, The Soul of Lyskerrys.