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Norah Myers

Norah Myers - Editor

Toronto, ON, Canada

editorial assistant. researcher, manuscript developer, and structural editor.

Overview

I have more than ten years of experience editing papers, theses, reports, manuscripts, film scripts, and book proposals. My strengths are manuscript development, structural and stylistic editing, book proposal creation, and research. I am currently editing a book about cancer treatment and helping develop a book about yoga therapy.

Services
Fiction
Historical Fiction Literature Poetry Women's Fiction
Non-Fiction
Biographies & Memoirs Career Guides History Publishing Self-help & Self-improvement

Portfolio (4 selected works)

Someone: A Novel

Alice McDermott

A fully realized portrait of one woman's life in all its complexity, by the National Book Award-winning authorAn ordinary life--its sharp pains and unexpected joys, its bursts of clarity and moments of confusion--lived by an ordinary woman: this is the subject of Someone, Alice McDermott's extraordinary return, seven years after the publication of After This. Scattered recollections--of childh... read more

A fully realized portrait of one woman's life in all its complexity, by the National Book Award-winning authorAn ordinary life--its sharp pains and unexpected joys, its bursts of clarity and moments of confusion--lived by an ordinary woman: this is the subject of Someone, Alice McDermott's extraordinary return, seven years after the publication of After This. Scattered recollections--of childh... read more

The Miniaturist: A Novel

Jessie Burton

Set in seventeenth century Amsterdam—a city ruled by glittering wealth and oppressive religion—a masterful debut steeped in atmosphere and shimmering with mystery, in the tradition of Emma Donoghue, Sarah Waters, and Sarah Dunant.”There is nothing hidden that will not be revealed . . .“On a brisk autumn day in 1686, eighteen-year-old Nella Oortman arrives in Amsterdam to begin a new life as th... read more

Set in seventeenth century Amsterdam—a city ruled by glittering wealth and oppressive religion—a masterful debut steeped in atmosphere and shimmering with mystery, in the tradition of Emma Donoghue, Sarah Waters, and Sarah Dunant.”There is nothing hidden that will not be revealed . . .“On a brisk autumn day in 1686, eighteen-year-old Nella Oortman arrives in Amsterdam to begin a new life as th... read more

The Bone Season: A Novel

Samantha Shannon

A TODAY BOOK CLUB PICK! It is the year 2059. Several major world cities are under the control of a security force called Scion. Paige Mahoney works in the criminal underworld of Scion London, part of a secret cell known as the Seven Seals. The work she does is unusual: scouting for information by breaking into others’ minds. Paige is a dreamwalker, a rare kind of clairvoyant, and in this world... read more

A TODAY BOOK CLUB PICK! It is the year 2059. Several major world cities are under the control of a security force called Scion. Paige Mahoney works in the criminal underworld of Scion London, part of a secret cell known as the Seven Seals. The work she does is unusual: scouting for information by breaking into others’ minds. Paige is a dreamwalker, a rare kind of clairvoyant, and in this world... read more

Eyrie: A Novel

Tim Winton

Shortlisted for the 2014 Miles Franklin Literary AwardAn exhilarating new book from Australia's most acclaimed writerTim Winton is Australia's most decorated and beloved literary novelist. Short-listed twice for the Booker Prize and the winner of a record four Miles Franklin Awards for Best Australian Novel, he has a gift for language virtually unrivaled among English-language novelists. His w... read more

Shortlisted for the 2014 Miles Franklin Literary AwardAn exhilarating new book from Australia's most acclaimed writerTim Winton is Australia's most decorated and beloved literary novelist. Short-listed twice for the Booker Prize and the winner of a record four Miles Franklin Awards for Best Australian Novel, he has a gift for language virtually unrivaled among English-language novelists. His w... read more

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