I have worked with both fiction and nonfiction clients preparing manuscripts for self-publication as well as traditional authors and post-graduate students. Competent in Chiacgo Manual of Style (Turavian) and APA.
When a door opens for Gracie Camden to leave Cape Cod and move to Manhattan as a nanny for a Juilliard drama instructor, she fully expects God to use her acting talent and launch her to stardom. She’s been here been six months. What’s taking him so long? Seymour Kaufman relocates to New York City from Iowa due to a shortage of mohels (circumcisers) in the tri-state Messianic congregations. Sec... read more
Twin boys adopt a dog and its reclusive owner. Walks along the shore inspired much of Alex Caine’s successful writing career. But today, he had no ambition but to romp with his dog, Bailey, and bask in the early morning sun still low on the horizon. He’d found the perfect life.Alex found himself near the row of cottages beyond the dunes and spotted a scene so unusual he removed his sunglasses ... read more
Being a pastor has its rewards and pleasures. But churches can be unsafe places. They are filled with broken, imperfect people. Many ministers of the gospel walk into a church naïve about the potential hazards of their vocation. They are vulnerable to difficult people, unresolved conflict, incompatible visions, hidden agendas, mission drift, and sin--their own and that of others. Other pastors... read more
Finally! A grammar guide specifically designed for fiction writers! Introducing the second edition, with more than fifty new entries!WRITING CORRECTLY DOESN’T HAVE TO BE HARD OR TEDIOUSGreat writers write well. Grammatical errors mark a manuscript as unprofessional and the author as sloppy or an amateur. But you don’t have to memorize the myriad of grammar, punctuation, and usage rules to have... read more
As Gail watched loved ones walk perilous journeys, she realized her past relationships with them had followed an intentional plan of detachment. It was as though Gail had erected a sign that said, Keep Out. Fear of involvement in situations that could upset her predictable world excluded them from her personal life. Now the caregiving and encouragement they desperately needed began to overpowe... read more
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Twenty plus years of developmental editing experience with a traditional Christian publisher and additional experience in marketing.
Molding unruly copy into proper style is what I do best as a copy editor, backed up by thirty years of hard-earned but rewarding experience.