Michelle Rascon

Michelle Rascon - Editor

I provide quality line editing and proofreading services to independent authors. I also provide copyediting services.

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Overview

Using "Track Changes" in Microsoft Word, line editing includes the following:

✓ Spelling
✓ Punctuation
✓ Grammar
✓ Spacing
✓ Capitalization
✓ Syntax (sentence structure & readability)
✓ Style
✓ Clarity
✓ Removing repetition & simple wording
✓ Correcting passive voice
✓ Believable dialogue
✓ Plot holes
✓ Refining your manuscript line by line
✓ Quality feedback & suggestions to improve your manuscript
✓ Availability to answer questions or expand on feedback
✓ An additional round of editing to discuss changes

Using "Track Changes" in Microsoft Word, proofreading includes the following:

✓ Spelling
✓ Punctuation
✓ Grammar
✓ Spacing
✓ Capitalization
✓ Availability to answer questions

Using "Track Changes" in Microsoft Word, copyediting includes the following:

✓ Spelling
✓ Punctuation
✓ Grammar
✓ Spacing
✓ Capitalization
✓ Syntax (sentence structure & readability)
✓ Style
✓ Clarity
✓ Removing repetition & simple wording
✓ Correcting passive voice
✓ Quality feedback & suggestions to improve your copy
✓ Availability to answer questions or expand on feedback

Languages
English (US)
Non-Fiction
Biographies & Memoirs
Fiction
Fantasy
Horror
LGBTQ
Paranormal Romance
Short Story
Thriller
Urban Fantasy

Certifications

  • Online Suicide Intervention Specialist
  • Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society

Work experience

Editor

Self-employed
August, 2015 – Present (almost 3 years)

My mission is to provide affordable editing services to indie self-publishers. Payment plans are available for qualified authors.

Editor

LifeHack.org
July, 2016 – Present (almost 2 years)

Content editor for lifestyle blog.

Portfolio (12 selected works)

Reforming Education for the Real World

Dr. George Waldheim

Education, as we know it in America, is too often characterized as living in a world by itself; unaccountable and unimproved--so different from the "Real World." Year after year "Band-Aid" attempts (concepts, programs, money) are initiated to improve education and again, year after year, those attempts only produce marginal improvement--if any. Thus, our international ranking is still depicted... read more

Education, as we know it in America, is too often characterized as living in a world by itself; unaccountable and unimproved--so different from the "Real World." Year after year "Band-Aid" attempts (concepts, programs, money) are initiated to improve education and again, year after year, those attempts only produce marginal improvement--if any. Thus, our international ranking is still depicted... read more

Reconciled: A Story of Making Peace with God, Self and Divorce

Bobbi Brooks Wilcox

Through this awakening story, you will find inspiration, encouragement, and hope in the special messages found in chapters on peace, self-love, inner conflict, forgiveness, communication, healing and restoring relationships, finding love again, co-committed relationships versus co-dependent relationships, relying on God’s strength, reconciliation, and rebuilding family relationships. Whether y... read more

Through this awakening story, you will find inspiration, encouragement, and hope in the special messages found in chapters on peace, self-love, inner conflict, forgiveness, communication, healing and restoring relationships, finding love again, co-committed relationships versus co-dependent relationships, relying on God’s strength, reconciliation, and rebuilding family relationships. Whether y... read more

Not in a Million Years

A.J. Maverick

A LAW STUDENT living a fast-paced life between midterms. He’s jumpy and bounces around all over the place. Ever since he got burned on his arms and back in his teens he has to be; he simply can’t not live life. DURING THREE SUMMERS he picks up jobs in England and North America waiting tables to pay for his tuition back home in the Netherlands, the land of windmills and dykes. The next summer a... read more

A LAW STUDENT living a fast-paced life between midterms. He’s jumpy and bounces around all over the place. Ever since he got burned on his arms and back in his teens he has to be; he simply can’t not live life. DURING THREE SUMMERS he picks up jobs in England and North America waiting tables to pay for his tuition back home in the Netherlands, the land of windmills and dykes. The next summer a... read more

The Great War (Kyrrian Chronicles)

Sarah R. Ellis

Silth is the daughter of the High Priestess of Argentum, a kingdom of Kyre, and next in line for the job. Except Silth has no interest in following in her mother's footsteps. But when a mysterious warlock arrives at the palace, Silth's whole life changes. She begins to have troubling visions, visions no one believe as the whole court falls under the spell of the charming warlock. Aided by a ki... read more

Silth is the daughter of the High Priestess of Argentum, a kingdom of Kyre, and next in line for the job. Except Silth has no interest in following in her mother's footsteps. But when a mysterious warlock arrives at the palace, Silth's whole life changes. She begins to have troubling visions, visions no one believe as the whole court falls under the spell of the charming warlock. Aided by a ki... read more

The Twin Terrans (Kyrrian Chronicles Book 2)

Sarah R. Ellis

When the Great War ended, those who fought unwittingly released the Spirits, forces of good and evil that want nothing more than to fight for control of human souls. Now the Spirits are free for the first time in centuries to continue their ancient rivalry. They travel across the sea to the island nation of Terran and come across the twin princesses. The sisters get separated and have no idea ... read more

When the Great War ended, those who fought unwittingly released the Spirits, forces of good and evil that want nothing more than to fight for control of human souls. Now the Spirits are free for the first time in centuries to continue their ancient rivalry. They travel across the sea to the island nation of Terran and come across the twin princesses. The sisters get separated and have no idea ... read more

The Last Warlock (Kyrrian Chronicles Book 3)

Sarah R. Ellis

Magic on the Ice Isle is dwindling and the warlocks’ last hope is Sveta, the estranged daughter of Anton and heir to his blood oath magic. To save her people, Sveta must journey to the mainland that took her father’s life and bring back the power that will restore her island. Warned about the ferocious savages that abide there, Sveta believes she is prepared to do what must be done, but what s... read more

Magic on the Ice Isle is dwindling and the warlocks’ last hope is Sveta, the estranged daughter of Anton and heir to his blood oath magic. To save her people, Sveta must journey to the mainland that took her father’s life and bring back the power that will restore her island. Warned about the ferocious savages that abide there, Sveta believes she is prepared to do what must be done, but what s... read more

Captive (Beautiful Monsters Vol. 1)

Jex Lane

Matthew Callahan has spent seven years struggling against the insatiable hunger for blood consuming him. Unable to stop the vampire inside from preying on humans, he keeps himself confined to a lonely existence.Everything changes the night he is lured into a trap and taken prisoner by High Lord General Tarrick--a seductive incubus who feeds off sexual energy. Forced into the middle of a war be... read more

Matthew Callahan has spent seven years struggling against the insatiable hunger for blood consuming him. Unable to stop the vampire inside from preying on humans, he keeps himself confined to a lonely existence.Everything changes the night he is lured into a trap and taken prisoner by High Lord General Tarrick--a seductive incubus who feeds off sexual energy. Forced into the middle of a war be... read more

Sire: Beautiful Monsters Vol. 2

Jex Lane

Still mending a broken heart, Matthew has spent a year avoiding incubi and their army of hunters. Now he has a new goal: lift the shroud on his past. Why had he been turned and abandoned by his sire? Why didn’t he feel the initial bond between sire and child that vampires experience? Who were his parents, and why had they given him up at birth? Frustrated by dead ends, his luck changes when a ... read more

Still mending a broken heart, Matthew has spent a year avoiding incubi and their army of hunters. Now he has a new goal: lift the shroud on his past. Why had he been turned and abandoned by his sire? Why didn’t he feel the initial bond between sire and child that vampires experience? Who were his parents, and why had they given him up at birth? Frustrated by dead ends, his luck changes when a ... read more

Broken: Beautiful Monsters Vol. 3

Jex Lane

Vampire. Incubus. Demigod. Weapon. Matthew has many names, but none as distressing as pet. A slave to incubus High King Malarath, Matthew is tired. Tired of fighting. Tired of losing those he loves. Tired of the torture. And, in his despair, his body begins to decay around him. The High King, angered that his pet is dying, brings in the one person who might be able to fix Matthew: High Lord Ge... read more

Vampire. Incubus. Demigod. Weapon. Matthew has many names, but none as distressing as pet. A slave to incubus High King Malarath, Matthew is tired. Tired of fighting. Tired of losing those he loves. Tired of the torture. And, in his despair, his body begins to decay around him. The High King, angered that his pet is dying, brings in the one person who might be able to fix Matthew: High Lord Ge... read more

Did Anyone Tell You How Much You Are Worth?: See Yourself Walking In Victory...

Sandra Carson

This book will help you: • Bring about change within you by transforming how you think and visualize things about you. • Breakthrough the prisons in your mind by discovering that every depressing thought you had about yourself was a lie. • Come out from behind your mask by freeing yourself from the past to become your true self. • Heal with the medicine of forgiveness to bring deliverance, fre... read more

This book will help you: • Bring about change within you by transforming how you think and visualize things about you. • Breakthrough the prisons in your mind by discovering that every depressing thought you had about yourself was a lie. • Come out from behind your mask by freeing yourself from the past to become your true self. • Heal with the medicine of forgiveness to bring deliverance, fre... read more

French Aromatherapy: Essential Oil Recipes & Usage Guide

Jen O'Sullivan

The most complete recipe and usage guides that utilizes the French Aromatherapy method. French Aromatherapy is the art of using essential oils that encompasses all methods of use: aromatic, topical, and internal. You will learn proper safety precautions and how to implement essential oils into your entire lifestyle. This book gives over 300 recipes to help you better understand and use your es... read more

The most complete recipe and usage guides that utilizes the French Aromatherapy method. French Aromatherapy is the art of using essential oils that encompasses all methods of use: aromatic, topical, and internal. You will learn proper safety precautions and how to implement essential oils into your entire lifestyle. This book gives over 300 recipes to help you better understand and use your es... read more

Baby Mine: A Hudson Family Series- Book Two- Lucas and Sara

Chontelle Brison

Lucas Hudson is kicking himself. After watching his brother Reece get a second chance with Synclair, now Lucas is looking for his own happy ending with Sara Wilmington. Four years ago Lucas's best friend Travis convinced him that Sara had willingly had sex with him. Even after it had come to light that Sara was drugged and assaulted by Travis, Lucas couldn't get past what happened. To make mat... read more

Lucas Hudson is kicking himself. After watching his brother Reece get a second chance with Synclair, now Lucas is looking for his own happy ending with Sara Wilmington. Four years ago Lucas's best friend Travis convinced him that Sara had willingly had sex with him. Even after it had come to light that Sara was drugged and assaulted by Travis, Lucas couldn't get past what happened. To make mat... read more

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