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JR Wesley

JR Wesley - Editor

Philadelphia, PA

I am a developmental editor with an eye for character consistency, plot structure, POV issues, and fine tuning a good story into a great one

Overview

Jesi, aka JR Wesley, is the founding editor of Crimson Melodies Publishing - a micro-press for gritty dark-fantasy. When she's not editing, reading, volunteering her expertise at convention panels, or planning workshops on behalf of the Philadelphia Free Writers Association (PFWA), Jesi attempts to be a writer. She founded Writing on Point in 2016 to share her knowledge and experience with fellow writers and creatives.

Six years of editing experience. Has worked with two USA Today Bestselling authors.

Services
Languages
English (US)
Fiction
Adventure Anthologies Fantasy Science Fiction Short Story

Work experience

Public Speaker, Blogger

Writing on Point
January, 2016 – Present (over 1 year)

Creating weekly blog articles about editing, writing, and digital publishing
Hosting free editing seminars at local libraries and conventions

Founding Editor

Crimson Melodies Publishing
June, 2010 – Present (about 7 years)

Developmental Editor for Crimson Melodies Authors
Acquisition Editor for Nocturnal Embers Anthology

Portfolio (6 selected works)

Dark as the Grave: a dark-fantasy thriller (The Vampire Flynn Book 1)

Peter Dawes

First Book of The Vampire Flynn Series from USA Today Best Selling Author Peter Dawes Flynn is a killer of killers - an assassin who targets his own kind, and the perfect weapon in a world of warring immortal factions. But the surefooted steps and quick hands that make him one of the deadliest vampires ever sired are attributes of a mortal destiny which haunts him even beyond death. When his o... read more

First Book of The Vampire Flynn Series from USA Today Best Selling Author Peter Dawes Flynn is a killer of killers - an assassin who targets his own kind, and the perfect weapon in a world of warring immortal factions. But the surefooted steps and quick hands that make him one of the deadliest vampires ever sired are attributes of a mortal destiny which haunts him even beyond death. When his o... read more

The Silence of Ashes: a dark-fantasy vampire thriller (The Vampire Flynn Book 2)

Peter Dawes

Book Two of the Vampire Flynn Series from USA Today Bestselling Author Peter DawesAbomination. Rogue. Murderer. Hero?The Supernatural Order guides and trains any vampire hunter who manifests the gifts of a seer, but Flynn is far from a typical recruit. His bloodstained reputation leads their High Council to hand him a death sentence, not wanting to gamble on the supposed rehabilitation of a va... read more

Book Two of the Vampire Flynn Series from USA Today Bestselling Author Peter DawesAbomination. Rogue. Murderer. Hero?The Supernatural Order guides and trains any vampire hunter who manifests the gifts of a seer, but Flynn is far from a typical recruit. His bloodstained reputation leads their High Council to hand him a death sentence, not wanting to gamble on the supposed rehabilitation of a va... read more

Blade of the Slayer: a dark-fantasy supernatural thriller (The Vampire Flynn Book 3)

Peter Dawes

Book Three of the Vampire Flynn Series from USA Today Bestselling Author Peter Dawes-----As the assassin named Flynn becomes the seer named Peter, the final leg of his journey begins to unfold. Pursuing the path of his kidnapped watcher, Peter is accompanied by an unlikely assistant as he discovers Ian had not been acting alone. The doorway to great power lies open before him. And it is his mi... read more

Book Three of the Vampire Flynn Series from USA Today Bestselling Author Peter Dawes-----As the assassin named Flynn becomes the seer named Peter, the final leg of his journey begins to unfold. Pursuing the path of his kidnapped watcher, Peter is accompanied by an unlikely assistant as he discovers Ian had not been acting alone. The doorway to great power lies open before him. And it is his mi... read more

Divided By Night (The Vampire Flynn Book 4)

Peter Dawes

Book Four of the Vampire Flynn Series from USA Today Bestselling Author Peter Dawes After ten years spent in hiding, the sins of the past have come to visit Peter Dawes again. Living out his life with his watcher, Monica, the two have forged a family within the throes of denial. But something sinister lurks in the shadows, released by the spell which granted the rogue seer back his life. And b... read more

Book Four of the Vampire Flynn Series from USA Today Bestselling Author Peter Dawes After ten years spent in hiding, the sins of the past have come to visit Peter Dawes again. Living out his life with his watcher, Monica, the two have forged a family within the throes of denial. But something sinister lurks in the shadows, released by the spell which granted the rogue seer back his life. And b... read more

Deathspell: an alternate history tale with magic, mercenaries, and revenge

Peter Dawes

DEATHSPELL is the first book in a brand-new series written by USA Today Bestselling Author Peter Dawes.Praise for the Author:"...on Dawes' writing style one word comes to mind: elegant.""He paints a vivid picture in your mind and never lets up..."A boy orphaned by violence grows up in the shadow of his father's murder. His older brother offers him a home, but the life of a farmer is a poor fit... read more

DEATHSPELL is the first book in a brand-new series written by USA Today Bestselling Author Peter Dawes.Praise for the Author:"...on Dawes' writing style one word comes to mind: elegant.""He paints a vivid picture in your mind and never lets up..."A boy orphaned by violence grows up in the shadow of his father's murder. His older brother offers him a home, but the life of a farmer is a poor fit... read more

Nocturnal Embers: a Supernatural / Dark Fantasy Anthology

Noree Cosper, Peter Dawes, Jessica Fortunato, Anya Harker, Kelley Frank, Zack Rewey, Brendan Sullivan, Catherine Peace

Rupert Shaw. The name may strike you as remarkable, or not. It might conjure expectations of the person who answers to it, in which case you’ll no doubt be surprised.Or, perhaps you’ve heard of him.If you have, you are most likely a vampire. Humans who know the name have limited lifespans or are in his employ (in which case you have not heard of Rupert Shaw, the vampire who rules over San Fran... read more

Rupert Shaw. The name may strike you as remarkable, or not. It might conjure expectations of the person who answers to it, in which case you’ll no doubt be surprised.Or, perhaps you’ve heard of him.If you have, you are most likely a vampire. Humans who know the name have limited lifespans or are in his employ (in which case you have not heard of Rupert Shaw, the vampire who rules over San Fran... read more

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