Nicole Ayers

Nicole Ayers - Editor

South Carolina, USA

Editor, Reader, Writer, Word Lover. Let's work together to make sure your manuscript says exactly what you want it to.

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While I've held many jobs in my life, including stints as a Peanut Shack employee, server, camp counselor, telemarketer, print shop lackey, bartender, and teacher, editing is my favorite because I can combine my love of reading with the fun of wordplay.

Languages
English (US)
Non-Fiction
Biographies & Memoirs
Christian (Non-Fiction)
Education & Reference
Parenting & Families
Fiction
Children's - Middle Grade
Children's Picture Books
Crime & Mystery
Fantasy
Inspirational
Literature
Mashups
Romance
Science Fiction
Thriller
Women's Fiction
Young Adult & Teen

Work experience

Freelance Editor

Ayers Edits
June, 2013 – Present (over 5 years)

Freelance Editor providing developmental editing, copyediting, and proofreading services to writers.

Writing Instructor

Winthrop Writing Project
January, 2006 – June, 2010 (over 4 years)

Facilitated summer intensive workshops for teachers of writing

Portfolio (3 selected works)

Our Orbit

Anesa Miller

As a series of misfortunes scatters the Winslow children to different homes, nine-year-old Miriam finds herself in foster care. A college-educated couple, Rick and Deanne Fletcher, are happy to welcome her. But Miriam has never worn new clothes, was not permitted to cut her hair, and believes that children must repent their sins with dramatic displays of remorse, or harm will come to their lov... read more

As a series of misfortunes scatters the Winslow children to different homes, nine-year-old Miriam finds herself in foster care. A college-educated couple, Rick and Deanne Fletcher, are happy to welcome her. But Miriam has never worn new clothes, was not permitted to cut her hair, and believes that children must repent their sins with dramatic displays of remorse, or harm will come to their lov... read more

Daughter of Nothing (The Scion Chronicles Book 1)

Eric Kent Edstrom

Daughter of Nothing is the first book in an amazing new series for fans of young adult dystopian fiction.Eric Kent Edstrom--author of The Undermountain Saga--is back with more lovable characters, thrilling adventures, and shocking twists. Start reading The Scion Chronicles series today.Daughter of Nothing (Book 1)Few people know that the Scion School exists. Tucked away on a private Caribbean ... read more

Daughter of Nothing is the first book in an amazing new series for fans of young adult dystopian fiction.Eric Kent Edstrom--author of The Undermountain Saga--is back with more lovable characters, thrilling adventures, and shocking twists. Start reading The Scion Chronicles series today.Daughter of Nothing (Book 1)Few people know that the Scion School exists. Tucked away on a private Caribbean ... read more

Breaking Rules

Tracie Puckett

Breaking Rules, Breaking #1Sometimes, the lessons of childhood are damaging enough that, by eighteen, you’ve figured out some rules so you don’t repeat your parents’ mistakes. For Mandy, that meant finishing her last year of high school, going to college, and then returning to small-town Sugar Creek to live a solitary life as a writer.That was the plan, and her main rule for avoiding complicat... read more

Breaking Rules, Breaking #1Sometimes, the lessons of childhood are damaging enough that, by eighteen, you’ve figured out some rules so you don’t repeat your parents’ mistakes. For Mandy, that meant finishing her last year of high school, going to college, and then returning to small-town Sugar Creek to live a solitary life as a writer.That was the plan, and her main rule for avoiding complicat... read more

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Brianna Crump

Working with Nicole was awesome. She did a great job.

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Brianna Crump, May 2017


Austin Helms

She was incredible throughout the entire process!

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Austin Helms, April 2017

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