Phyllis Stern

Phyllis Stern - Editor

New York, NY, United States

Experienced editor specializing in books about self-help, personal growth, fiction, and memoir, helping authors get published.

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Experienced editor for your books and articles for structure, content, grammar and book proposals. Specializing in fiction, memoir, spirituality and psychology for self-publishing and independent authors. Also provide marketing and publicity for your books. From the Dalai Lama to mysteries, romance and memoir.
Biographies & Memoirs
Health & wellbeing
Contemporary Fiction
LGBTQ (Fiction)
Magical Realism
Women's Fiction

Work experience

Editor, Book Publicist

Heart's Way Press
April, 2015 – March, 2020 (almost 5 years)

Edited The Caravan of Remembering by Daniel Goodenough. Did marketing and publicity for published book, including writing press releases and bios and arranging for interviews and securing book reviews.


LightWords Editorial Services
January, 2009 – January, 2016 (about 7 years)

I offer a full range of editorial services, including manuscript evaluations, copyediting. developmental editing, and proofreading. I can also guide authors through the process of self-publishing. I have a special interest in books about self-help, spirituality, and psychology, as well as genres of fiction including romance, literary, and mystery/suspense. I have done editorial work for publishers including Hay House, Parallax Press, and Simon & Schuster. My website is

Portfolio (3 selected works)

The Caravan of Remembering

Daniel Goodenough

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