Michael Patrick Lewis

Michael Patrick Lewis - Editor

Coral Springs, FL, United States

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Overview

I’m a teacher and a brutally honest editor. I've worked with numerous best-selling authors across multiple genres, and I know how to make a work shine.

I have taught English and Composition at the secondary and collegiate level; it’s my ability to impart knowledge and skills that sets me apart. I have experience helping to bring written work to life, but also in helping others to become better writers overall. By working with me, you will gain skills that carry into the future, and ultimately enable you to sell more books.

As an author & editor, I have experience in the publishing world. I know what readers are looking for. I know how to generate more organic reviews, and how to get your work noticed.

Languages
English (US)
Fiction
Adventure
Christian
Crime & Mystery
Fantasy
Historical Fiction
Horror
Humor & Comedy
Inspirational
Literature
Romance
Science Fiction
Short Story
Thriller
Young Adult & Teen
Non-Fiction
Christian (Non-Fiction)
Life Sciences
Mathematics & Statistics
Religion & Spirituality

Work experience

Columnist

National Monitor
June, 2016 – Present (over 2 years)

I write weekly for, a political commentary site.

Freelance Editor

Self-employed
March, 2015 – Present (over 3 years)

Have worked with published, bestselling authors to produce high-quality works of fiction. With a specialty in content editing and cross-genre works, I can help you to polish your book and make it shine.

Teacher

Various
January, 2007 – March, 2015 (about 8 years)

I've taught math, ESL, and composition to a variety of age and ability groups.

Portfolio (12 selected works)

Effective Communication: How to become a charismatic communicator and develop genuine lasting relationships

Emily Evans Wood

INSTANTLY CLICK & CONNECT WITH OTHERS. BASED ON SCIENTIFIC STUDIES—A CONNECTION THAT TAKES A LIFE TIME TO FORM CAN BE INSTANTLY FORMED AFTER ONE CONVERSATION. LEARN HOW!Do you lack confidence in social and work situations because you find it hard to keep a conversation flowing? Are you that awkward single guy who sounds tongue-tied when talking to women because you don’t know what to say? Do y... read more

INSTANTLY CLICK & CONNECT WITH OTHERS. BASED ON SCIENTIFIC STUDIES—A CONNECTION THAT TAKES A LIFE TIME TO FORM CAN BE INSTANTLY FORMED AFTER ONE CONVERSATION. LEARN HOW!Do you lack confidence in social and work situations because you find it hard to keep a conversation flowing? Are you that awkward single guy who sounds tongue-tied when talking to women because you don’t know what to say? Do y... read more

Miist: A Finders Fantasy Adventure (The Bone Grit Historeum Book 1)

Kamilla Reid

Now in development for a major motion picture."Rarely does a book come along that so captivates me that I know without a doubt it is the beginning of a new phenomenon." - Readers FavoriteFor fans of Harry Potter’s humor and The Hunger Games’ thrilling action comes Miist, book one of the fantasy adventure series, The Bone Grit Historeum. Even though Root, a bright young vagrant girl can use her... read more

Now in development for a major motion picture."Rarely does a book come along that so captivates me that I know without a doubt it is the beginning of a new phenomenon." - Readers FavoriteFor fans of Harry Potter’s humor and The Hunger Games’ thrilling action comes Miist, book one of the fantasy adventure series, The Bone Grit Historeum. Even though Root, a bright young vagrant girl can use her... read more

Edge Of God

Michael Patrick Lewis

Iyemo can't get her life in order, so she moves to a far-away planet; but there’s no escape from the source of her problems: herself.Broken, disillusioned, and on the brink of total collapse, a chance encounter with a mysterious foreigner plants the seeds of redemption, and leads her to discover what it means to love and forgive, and ultimately, to discover who she really is.

Iyemo can't get her life in order, so she moves to a far-away planet; but there’s no escape from the source of her problems: herself.Broken, disillusioned, and on the brink of total collapse, a chance encounter with a mysterious foreigner plants the seeds of redemption, and leads her to discover what it means to love and forgive, and ultimately, to discover who she really is.

Quill: A Finders Fantasy Adventure (The Bone Grit Historeum Book 2)

Kamilla Reid

Now in development for a major motion picture."Rarely does a book come along that so captivates me that I know without a doubt it is the beginning of a new phenomenon." - Readers FavoriteWith Fledger’s life hanging in the balance, Root has no choice but to succumb to the Guardian’s sinister Marrow Bind once more. When the Find begins and the Valadors draw closer to the elusive HaloEm Quill it ... read more

Now in development for a major motion picture."Rarely does a book come along that so captivates me that I know without a doubt it is the beginning of a new phenomenon." - Readers FavoriteWith Fledger’s life hanging in the balance, Root has no choice but to succumb to the Guardian’s sinister Marrow Bind once more. When the Find begins and the Valadors draw closer to the elusive HaloEm Quill it ... read more

Shines Before You - Episode 1 - Not the Bad Guys

Michael Patrick Lewis

Two of the most powerful corporations in the world battle for supremacy in the city of the future. Then there is a terrorist attack in the middle of the night yet no one is responsible...*contains explicit content

Two of the most powerful corporations in the world battle for supremacy in the city of the future. Then there is a terrorist attack in the middle of the night yet no one is responsible...*contains explicit content

Artificial Light (Evolution of Angels Book 3)

Nathan Wall

Sometimes you risk becoming a villain in order to be the hero. Since recovering memories and incredible abilities nearly two years ago, an insatiable lust to grow more powerful has consumed Jarrod. Now that urge puts the friends he has left in mortal danger. The only way to protect them is to accept isolation. However, Jarrod has made promises and intends on staying with those he cares for unt... read more

Sometimes you risk becoming a villain in order to be the hero. Since recovering memories and incredible abilities nearly two years ago, an insatiable lust to grow more powerful has consumed Jarrod. Now that urge puts the friends he has left in mortal danger. The only way to protect them is to accept isolation. However, Jarrod has made promises and intends on staying with those he cares for unt... read more

Desire & Lust

J.S Dunne

After graduating university, an impromptu holiday seems like the perfect reward for a group of friends before they set out into the real world. But a getaway of sun, booze and fun quickly upends when Jason finds himself isolated with Cole - a surprisingly complicated hunk who was a secret hookup back in the hazy freshers days.Praise for Desire & Lust:‘Definitely one of the hottest sex scenes I... read more

After graduating university, an impromptu holiday seems like the perfect reward for a group of friends before they set out into the real world. But a getaway of sun, booze and fun quickly upends when Jason finds himself isolated with Cole - a surprisingly complicated hunk who was a secret hookup back in the hazy freshers days.Praise for Desire & Lust:‘Definitely one of the hottest sex scenes I... read more

Preferred Rewards

Michael Patrick Lewis

Troy has a problem: he likes a girl whose best friend likes him. Should he take the marshmallow in front of him, or wait for the Preferred Reward?

Troy has a problem: he likes a girl whose best friend likes him. Should he take the marshmallow in front of him, or wait for the Preferred Reward?

A Dance to Remember: A boy meets girl tragedy

Michael Patrick Lewis

An adolescent boy struggles to make sense of life and romance in today's cultural environment.

An adolescent boy struggles to make sense of life and romance in today's cultural environment.

Never Known a Girl Like Her: Where the love story began (Love Forever)

Vera Fernandez

Never Known a Girl Like Her takes two characters from the back story of the Love Forever series and shares their first meeting. Anthony Carver-Phelan and Rachael Romanyuk are very important. They are the parents of Mathew, Deborah and Roger and from them everything stems - good and bad in the Love Forever series. Just about 5K words, Never Known a Girl Like Her is ideal coffee break reading an... read more

Never Known a Girl Like Her takes two characters from the back story of the Love Forever series and shares their first meeting. Anthony Carver-Phelan and Rachael Romanyuk are very important. They are the parents of Mathew, Deborah and Roger and from them everything stems - good and bad in the Love Forever series. Just about 5K words, Never Known a Girl Like Her is ideal coffee break reading an... read more

Rachael's Story

Vera Fernandez

Rachael is a talented but troubled young aspiring concert pianist. Free spirited but lonely, she is subconsciously seeking love and yet always doing things that will destroy love. This short story is set in 1969 when change was in the air. Men landed on the moon and Rachael meets Anthony Carver-Phelan.

Rachael is a talented but troubled young aspiring concert pianist. Free spirited but lonely, she is subconsciously seeking love and yet always doing things that will destroy love. This short story is set in 1969 when change was in the air. Men landed on the moon and Rachael meets Anthony Carver-Phelan.

She was Born a Good Girl: An all girls boarding school story

Garfield Whyte

Raunchy Zoe, prude Nola, follow-fashion Myra, indecisive Jody and man-hunter Anona. It’s final year at the Rosemount School, a prestigious all-girls boarding school in Jamaica where parents send their daughters to become ladies; but some girls allow their raging hormones to turn them into renegades. No-nonsense, principal, Lenora Mustafa has her hands full with these girls as she strives to ma... read more

Raunchy Zoe, prude Nola, follow-fashion Myra, indecisive Jody and man-hunter Anona. It’s final year at the Rosemount School, a prestigious all-girls boarding school in Jamaica where parents send their daughters to become ladies; but some girls allow their raging hormones to turn them into renegades. No-nonsense, principal, Lenora Mustafa has her hands full with these girls as she strives to ma... read more

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