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Shawna Gavas

Shawna Gavas - Editor

Bowmanville, ON, Canada

I provide affordable proofreading and copy editing services.

Overview

My name is Shawna Gavas. I specialize in proofreading and copy editing, at an affordable price. I have had the pleasure of working with many authors including USA Today and Amazon Best Sellers. In my opinion, customer referrals and repeat business are the greatest compliments to the quality of my work. References are available upon request. You will find me professional, flexible and extremely easy to work with. Debut authors are always welcome. Reading is my passion and I strive to make each manuscript shine!

Services
Languages
English (CAN) English (US)
Fiction
Holiday Romance Short Story Young Adult & Teen

Work experience

Proofreader and Copy Editor

Self Employed at Behind the Writer

September, 2013 – Present (over 3 years)

Portfolio (11 selected works)

Rumor Has It: A Rockstar Romance (Limelight Book 1)

Elisabeth Grace

“Rumor Has It is quite possibly one of the best New Adult debuts I’ve read–ever. I loved every hip-hop minute of it and can’t wait to read the rest of the series! I devoured it, from laugh out loud funny moments to hot Mason scenes, I was begging for more by the time I finished reading. I can’t wait to see what more this talented author has up her sleeve.”–Rachel Van Dyken, #1 New York Times B... read more

“Rumor Has It is quite possibly one of the best New Adult debuts I’ve read–ever. I loved every hip-hop minute of it and can’t wait to read the rest of the series! I devoured it, from laugh out loud funny moments to hot Mason scenes, I was begging for more by the time I finished reading. I can’t wait to see what more this talented author has up her sleeve.”–Rachel Van Dyken, #1 New York Times B... read more

Collateral Damage (Limelight Book 3)

Elisabeth Grace

***THIS STORY CAN BE READ AS A STANDALONE.*** Now trending. Hollywood It Girl, Francesca Leon, has just landed the biggest role of her career…one that could clinch an Oscar nomination and open doors. If she’s going to move her career to the next level and work with top directors, she has to nail this part — and keep her sexy, but unreliable leading man from screwing everything up. Team Calder ... read more

***THIS STORY CAN BE READ AS A STANDALONE.*** Now trending. Hollywood It Girl, Francesca Leon, has just landed the biggest role of her career…one that could clinch an Oscar nomination and open doors. If she’s going to move her career to the next level and work with top directors, she has to nail this part — and keep her sexy, but unreliable leading man from screwing everything up. Team Calder ... read more

Built To Last: A Small Town Contemporary Romance

Elisabeth Grace

A new emotional, second chance love story from USA Today Bestselling Author, Elisabeth Grace. At seventeen, the small town of Saltwater Springs had been everything to Scarlett Devereaux—as had her boyfriend Luke. Never had she imagined she’d have to leave them both behind—until the night that changed everything. A decade after skipping town Scarlett returns to start over in the only place that... read more

A new emotional, second chance love story from USA Today Bestselling Author, Elisabeth Grace. At seventeen, the small town of Saltwater Springs had been everything to Scarlett Devereaux—as had her boyfriend Luke. Never had she imagined she’d have to leave them both behind—until the night that changed everything. A decade after skipping town Scarlett returns to start over in the only place that... read more

Indiscretion (4 Book Series)

Elisabeth Grace

From Book 1: F*ck and chuck. Pump and dump. Hit it and quit it. One night stand. Didn’t matter how I branded it—that’s all she'd wanted it to be. That much was clear when she left me with my pants down and my dick still out. What she hadn’t counted on was fate intervening and our worlds colliding—again. The day I showed back up in the life of Chloe Griffins, I knew I had to have her again. My ... read more

From Book 1: F*ck and chuck. Pump and dump. Hit it and quit it. One night stand. Didn’t matter how I branded it—that’s all she'd wanted it to be. That much was clear when she left me with my pants down and my dick still out. What she hadn’t counted on was fate intervening and our worlds colliding—again. The day I showed back up in the life of Chloe Griffins, I knew I had to have her again. My ... read more

Indecision (Maine Attraction Book 1)

Elisabeth Grace

Jackie Davenport will try anything once, especially in the bedroom. Anything except falling in love. She lives a carefree existence packed full of fun, but free from emotional entanglements and that’s just how she wants to keep it. When she meets the new police officer in town, she’s unable to deny the connection between them. His over confidence and bullish ways grate on her…still she can’t h... read more

Jackie Davenport will try anything once, especially in the bedroom. Anything except falling in love. She lives a carefree existence packed full of fun, but free from emotional entanglements and that’s just how she wants to keep it. When she meets the new police officer in town, she’s unable to deny the connection between them. His over confidence and bullish ways grate on her…still she can’t h... read more

Invisible Love Letter

Callie Anderson

Love is fatal; a snake that slithers into your life, poisons you with its venom, and leaves you there to die. I swore I wouldn’t be my parents. I swore I would stay away from the limelight. Falling in love with a musician was definitely out of the question. Weston Carter was all kinds of wrong for a girl like me. He was musician, a womanizer, and a first class heartbreaker. I didn't know a lov... read more

Love is fatal; a snake that slithers into your life, poisons you with its venom, and leaves you there to die. I swore I wouldn’t be my parents. I swore I would stay away from the limelight. Falling in love with a musician was definitely out of the question. Weston Carter was all kinds of wrong for a girl like me. He was musician, a womanizer, and a first class heartbreaker. I didn't know a lov... read more

Imperfect Truth

Ava Harrison

I’m a blogger. He’s a writer. He was my weakness. I was his muse. Once upon a time my marriage was built on love... Until it wasn’t. Where had we gone wrong? I had given up hope… But then he messaged me, And his words intoxicated me. Made me believe in love again. Made me believe in truth. My imperfect truth…

I’m a blogger. He’s a writer. He was my weakness. I was his muse. Once upon a time my marriage was built on love... Until it wasn’t. Where had we gone wrong? I had given up hope… But then he messaged me, And his words intoxicated me. Made me believe in love again. Made me believe in truth. My imperfect truth…

Work Song

Danielle Allen

When society tries to put you in a box, knock the walls down. –Tati Green “You have a pretty face” is such a back-handed compliment. It’s like telling me that my face is beautiful, but the rest of me is not. Despite what society says, my curves are hot. My love life, on the other hand, is not. My mom says I’ll never find love because of my weight. My sister says I’ll never find love because of... read more

When society tries to put you in a box, knock the walls down. –Tati Green “You have a pretty face” is such a back-handed compliment. It’s like telling me that my face is beautiful, but the rest of me is not. Despite what society says, my curves are hot. My love life, on the other hand, is not. My mom says I’ll never find love because of my weight. My sister says I’ll never find love because of... read more

Heartfelt (A Heartache Novel Book 2)

Danielle Allen

Months after a secret admirer shook up his life, Roman Harper has found peace with the past that haunted him for eight years. He’s opened his heart to Bianca Baker. He's made a name for himself in the art world. Life is good… Until an anonymous package with a cryptic message changes everything. When it happened before, it ripped him apart. This time around, he has so much more to lose.

Months after a secret admirer shook up his life, Roman Harper has found peace with the past that haunted him for eight years. He’s opened his heart to Bianca Baker. He's made a name for himself in the art world. Life is good… Until an anonymous package with a cryptic message changes everything. When it happened before, it ripped him apart. This time around, he has so much more to lose.

Contingent (Consensual Series Book 3)

Livia Jamerlan

Braelynn and Peyton are finally headed down a path without torment—until he allows someone else to come between them. With the remnants of her broken heart scattered, Braelynn begins to piece herself back together, piece by ragged piece. Peyton has dark secrets of his own. Secrets that leave him no choice but to walk away from the only woman he’s ever loved. But his desire for Braelynn has him... read more

Braelynn and Peyton are finally headed down a path without torment—until he allows someone else to come between them. With the remnants of her broken heart scattered, Braelynn begins to piece herself back together, piece by ragged piece. Peyton has dark secrets of his own. Secrets that leave him no choice but to walk away from the only woman he’s ever loved. But his desire for Braelynn has him... read more

After the Storm (The Dream Series Book 2)

Faith Andrews

From the author of MAN OF MY DREAMS. Noah and Willow know not to mix business with pleasure. They've both been burned in the past, he thinks she's too young, and she definitely shouldn't hook up with her boss. So, they don't. Instead, they build a friendship, while fighting an obvious attraction. But when Noah's called back East after a natural disaster that threatens his home and the loved on... read more

From the author of MAN OF MY DREAMS. Noah and Willow know not to mix business with pleasure. They've both been burned in the past, he thinks she's too young, and she definitely shouldn't hook up with her boss. So, they don't. Instead, they build a friendship, while fighting an obvious attraction. But when Noah's called back East after a natural disaster that threatens his home and the loved on... read more

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