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Shayla Eaton

Shayla Eaton - Editor

Yukon, Okla, United States

Expert editor, seasoned writer, and author-centric coach. Shayla Eaton is the owner of Curiouser Editing.

Overview

*Listed as the Top 50 Writing Blogs for Writers in 2016 on Positive Writer*

An expert editor, seasoned writer, and author-centric coach, Shayla Eaton works one-on-one with self-published authors, having edited over two hundred books. She is the owner of Curiouser Editing, where she offers top-notch publishing guidance for authors and their books.

Starting out in a small publishing firm as a copywriter after college, she quickly worked her way up to copyeditor and into marketing, honing her skills on the inner workings of the publishing process. She took this experience and began her own company with one goal: to provide authors with honest feedback and superior work in writing, editing, and marketing.

She is the author of the Pre-Publishing Checklist and The Curiouser Crusade. Her blog posts have been featured on popular websites like The Book Designer and Positive Writer. She loves coffee and is an admirer of all things creative and bookish.

Services
Fiction
Adventure Children's - Middle Grade Children's Picture Books Christian Fantasy Historical Fiction Humor & Comedy Inspirational Romance Science Fiction Short Story Women's Fiction Young Adult & Teen
Non-Fiction
Biographies & Memoirs Business & Management Economics Self-help & Self-improvement

Work experience

Owner, Editor, Writer, Coach, Marketer

Curiouser Editing

April, 2013 – Present (over 3 years)

Curiouser Editing offers expert publishing guidance for you and your book.

Portfolio (6 selected works)

Waiting for Wyatt: A Red Dirt Novel

SD Hendrickson

"The dogs that deserved a chance, the guy who needed a second, and the girl determined to save him." My name is Emma Sawyer. I met Charlie and Wyatt on the same sultry, summer day. It was unexpected, leaving a feeling in the pit of my stomach like the time I drove too fast over Beckett Hill. The moment happened out of nowhere, all fast and quick and a little strange. Or maybe that was just Wya... read more

"The dogs that deserved a chance, the guy who needed a second, and the girl determined to save him." My name is Emma Sawyer. I met Charlie and Wyatt on the same sultry, summer day. It was unexpected, leaving a feeling in the pit of my stomach like the time I drove too fast over Beckett Hill. The moment happened out of nowhere, all fast and quick and a little strange. Or maybe that was just Wya... read more

Quarter-Life Calling: How to Find Your Sweet Spot in Your Twenties

Paul Sohn

The big idea behind Quarter-Life Calling is that your twenties is the best time and place in your life to start discovering God’s calling in your life and imagining the possibility of what it might look like to hit your sweet spot in life. This is a book for millennials who want to break free from the rat race – for those who believed they were created for something more. Paul Sohn introduces ... read more

The big idea behind Quarter-Life Calling is that your twenties is the best time and place in your life to start discovering God’s calling in your life and imagining the possibility of what it might look like to hit your sweet spot in life. This is a book for millennials who want to break free from the rat race – for those who believed they were created for something more. Paul Sohn introduces ... read more

Redefine Rich: A New Perspective on the Good Life

Matt Ham

www.redefinerich.com The search began with five whispered words, in an unusual setting, from an unlikely source. I couldn’t shake them from my mind. As a husband, father, and small business owner, life was good. But this new perspective made my head spin. We all have a natural curiosity about richness. Whether material possessions or financial security, there’s a built-in desire for what those... read more

www.redefinerich.com The search began with five whispered words, in an unusual setting, from an unlikely source. I couldn’t shake them from my mind. As a husband, father, and small business owner, life was good. But this new perspective made my head spin. We all have a natural curiosity about richness. Whether material possessions or financial security, there’s a built-in desire for what those... read more

1929: Book One (The 1929 Series) (Volume 1)

M.L. Gardner

As Black Tuesday triggers financial despondency, three young couples in New York City must trade their lives of luxury for poverty, tragedy, and setbacks. When Jonathan Garrett’s brokerage firm collapses on the day of the Stock Market Crash, he unites with his closest friends (and former business partners), Aryl and Caleb, to relocate, track down a low-paying job, and cultivate a new life. As ... read more

As Black Tuesday triggers financial despondency, three young couples in New York City must trade their lives of luxury for poverty, tragedy, and setbacks. When Jonathan Garrett’s brokerage firm collapses on the day of the Stock Market Crash, he unites with his closest friends (and former business partners), Aryl and Caleb, to relocate, track down a low-paying job, and cultivate a new life. As ... read more

The Unraveling of Us

M.L. Gardner

What if facing your darkest fears meant finding a brighter future? A once-perfect life has spiraled out of control for Stephanie and Phillip Bouchard after their daughter’s drug addiction leaves them blind-sided and hopeless. Their strained relationship escalates when financial troubles and Phillip’s near infidelity pierce Stephanie’s heart, dragging her into an emotionally untouchable state. ... read more

What if facing your darkest fears meant finding a brighter future? A once-perfect life has spiraled out of control for Stephanie and Phillip Bouchard after their daughter’s drug addiction leaves them blind-sided and hopeless. Their strained relationship escalates when financial troubles and Phillip’s near infidelity pierce Stephanie’s heart, dragging her into an emotionally untouchable state. ... read more

The Mason List

SD Hendrickson

2015 Goodreads Choice Award Semi-Finalist: Best Debut Author for The Mason List Top 5 Books of 2015 - Aestas Book Blog | #2 Book of 2015 – Romance Rewind Best of 2015 List – BCS Reviews | Top 13 of 2015 – Shh Mom’s Reading Top 10 of 2015 – That Book Life | Top Reads of 2015 List – Everlasting Reads Top Books of 2015 List – Night Reads | Top 5 Books of 2015 – Kaitlan Reads Best Standalone of 20... read more

2015 Goodreads Choice Award Semi-Finalist: Best Debut Author for The Mason List Top 5 Books of 2015 - Aestas Book Blog | #2 Book of 2015 – Romance Rewind Best of 2015 List – BCS Reviews | Top 13 of 2015 – Shh Mom’s Reading Top 10 of 2015 – That Book Life | Top Reads of 2015 List – Everlasting Reads Top Books of 2015 List – Night Reads | Top 5 Books of 2015 – Kaitlan Reads Best Standalone of 20... read more

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