Nicolle White

Nicolle White – Editor

Developmental Editor focused on short stories and screenplays for 6 Years. I love working with authors who have a strong vision and message


I started my career at Firefly Books. For the past 6 years, out of the traditional office, I have been the go-to editor in my network for feedback and editing on writing contest entries. It has been an immense joy to watch their journeys from the first story to the most recent, and hearing about their successes in submitting to contests.

For the past 2 years, I have also been a volunteer editor for The Ripple Foundation's Annual writing contest.

Working with me as a developmental editor, you can expect a Summary Report that goes into detail on areas that could be improved, and questions to consider before diving into the next draft. I also offer a complementary second-look at your revised draft in order to give you some advice on next steps for your work.

I'm hoping to work with your story, not against it. What I want more than anything is for you to keep moving forward!

Some works include:

Screenplays by Rob Fitl and Lee Taylor

Loved Ones

The Twilight Zone

Better Cold

Adults Only

"My partner and I have now worked with Nicolle on several projects. She has quickly become a trusted collaborator, providing both objective and constructive criticism. She has been instrumental in expanding the creative potential of each script she has worked on, as well as ensuring it keeps up with current audience expectations. Her notes always come in a timely and professional manner, and I would fully endorse her as an asset to any team." - Rob Fitl

The Ripple Foundation

The Sheep's Journey by Brynne Storey

Learning to Fly by Olivia Hashem

Through the Mirror by Tvisha Lakhan

The Wonder of Words by Sumal Ashfaq

Plays & Screenplays Short Story
English (CAN) English (US)
  • Ryerson Certificate, Publishing

Work experience


Mar, 2020 — Present

Provide developmental, line, and copyediting to award-winning screenplay writers.

Act as first-pass editor for youth writing contest, filtering out stories that don't meet requirements, and advocating for top stories. After contest results from the judge's panel, I write to the top 10 with constructive feedback on their stories.

Throughout my work, I strive to encourage authors to keep going by providing constructive suggestions on improvement.

Firefly Books

Jan, 2015 — Apr, 2016 (about 1 year)

Managed the editing and production of 16 calendars from photo acquisition to final print.

Edited for americanization of cookbooks and nonfiction, over 120 titles per year.

Nicolle has 10 reviews





Eric S.

Eric S.

Nov, 2023

She asked several clarifying questions prior to the final report which helped me understand what she was looking for from me. And her final report was thorough. This being my first collaboration, I wasn't sure what to expect. But I wasn't disappointed. Her advice went a long way toward improving the story and helping me to understanding how a professional editor might view my work.
Richard H.

Richard H.

Oct, 2023

Nicolle is an outstanding and caring editor in every way, and she is willing to go the extra mile to help you get your story right. I want to work with her again.
Meryl F.

Meryl F.

May, 2023

After years of begging family and friends to read and critique my work, only to get feedback six months later (if at all), it was such a pleasure (and relief) to work with this kind professional, especially on a quick turnaround time. Nicolle is a short story whisperer with keen insight, intuition, and is a responsive and effective communicator. With her precise suggestions, we made a story c...
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Nicolle W.
Hi Meryl, thank you so much for your kind words. It was such a pleasure to work with you, I look forward to hearing from you again soon!
Keith L.

Keith L.

Nov, 2022

I enjoyed working with Nichole. She gave me useful feedback and helped with punctuation.
Torrey H.

Torrey H.

Oct, 2022

Nicolle could not have been more helpful -- she was extremely clear and detailed in her feedback and responsive in all of our communications.

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