Hi, I'm Marie. I’m a professional author and developmental editor with over 25 years of writing experience.
I have spent thousands of hours studying how authors construct their stories, and how they build their characters and the worlds they inhabit, learning what draws me to want to read on and what doesn’t, and what makes a character live on in my heart rather than wander off into the sunset. A book needs to come alive in my head and draw me into the action, following the protagonist as they go on their journey; seeing what they see, doing what they do, and feeling what they feel. Point of view, pace, characterisation and story development are some of the many things I will look at as I assess your novel and work with you to shape your story into one that will live on in the hearts and minds of your readers for years to come.
As an experienced developmental editor, I will provide structured, professional feedback in a timely manner, with regular communication, allowing you to take your novel to the next stage of development. If you write thrillers and fantasies, then choose me - Marie Anne C. - as your developmental editor.
I was a finalist for the 2020 Golden Stake Literary Award at the International Vampire Film & Arts Festival, as well as a quarterfinalist for the 2012 Amazon Breakthrough Novel Award.
“Working with Marie has been a great experience. Highly knowledgeable and professional, and helps takes my stories to another level.”
Andrew Warren, bestselling author of the Thomas Caine thrillers.
“I would highly recommend Marie’s editing services to anyone who needs help to see their book more clearly. She delved into my novel far deeper than I expected and helped me to see how I could improve the book to make the story pop. I will definitely seek her guidance in the future.”
Luke Richardson, bestselling author of the Leo Keane action thriller series.
“I highly recommend Marie’s developmental editing services to any author seeking a great editor at a very competitive price.”
Steven Moore, bestselling author of the Hiram Kane and Alexandria Ridley action thriller series.
If you wish to express an interest in working with me, please submit your request for consideration.
I look forward to working with you.
Independent author for many years prior to this date, but developmentally editing my own work and that of fellow authors since.
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