Stacey Graham

Stacey Graham – Editor

Literary agent, author, and freelance editor available for a comprehensive overview of your project. Specializes in romance!

Overview

After nearly twenty years in publishing, I've learned one thing: You can't sell the bacon if you can't smell the sizzle. Let's work on developing your perfect pitch package, including query and book proposal, to help get your foot in the door in the exciting world of publishing! I've helped many authors reach the next step in their writing careers including being a part of the teams for New York Times Best Seller romance author Abby Jimenez, fantasy author Natania Barron, romance novelist Barb Curtis, and graphic novelist Brian Gonsar.

As an agent representing romance, women's fiction, young adult, picture books, graphic novels, middle grade, and middle grade/adult nonfiction, I am able to assess your project within the market and discuss strategies to build your platform for both fiction and nonfiction as well as give a comprehensive overview of your manuscript.

As a freelance editor, I'm ready to get your proposal into fighting shape before sending it to agents or editors. We'll go over step-by-step on how the book proposal is a business plan and how it can be a road map for your project. I can help you understand the nuance of platform and how proposals aren't only for nonfiction projects.

Query letters are their own special brand of anxiety so let's work together on how to make yours stand out from the rest with a detailed critique on what works and what could be stronger.

Please note, I will not offer representation on projects I have worked on in an editorial capacity on Reedsy. Thanks!


Services
Fiction
Contemporary Romance Romantic Comedy Women's Fiction
Languages
English (US)

Work experience

3 Seas Literary Agency

Jul, 2020 — Present

Red Sofa Literary Agency

Jan, 2016 — May, 2020 (over 4 years)

Self-employed

Nov, 2004 — Present

Portfolio

Yours Truly

Jimenez, Abby

Editorial Assessment
You’ve Been Served

Alicia, Kristen

Editorial Assessment
Part of Your World

Jimenez, Abby

Editorial Assessment
Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment
Editorial Assessment
Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment
Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment
Drive-Thru Miracle

Edwards, Dana

Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment

Stacey has 4 reviews

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Gabriela F.

Gabriela F.

Oct, 2023

I enjoyed working with Stacey. She reviewed a query letter I was working on for my manuscript. She responded quickly and in a professional manner. Work was completed within the deadline she provided. I would definitely work with her again.
larry C.

larry C.

Oct, 2023

Very good critique and very helpful!
larry C.

larry C.

Jul, 2023

Very good feedback and critiques!!
K.L. G.

K.L. G.

May, 2023

It was such a pleasure to work with a professional who provided exactly what I needed! She responded to my work request quickly, and thoroughly reviewed and critiqued my writing. I'd work with her again anytime.

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