Published and edited several books over this seven year period. Also worked closely with several other editors and hundreds of authors.
As a freelance editor, I have edited hundreds of short stories and dozen of novels.
Over a dozen books published as well as many short stories. Two new middle-grade novels and one picture book scheduled for 2020 publication. I also write poetry and have written over a hundred songs as a professional singer/songwriter.
Things are not as they should be in Pennywhistle. Enchanted toasters are not toasting, enchanted sprinklers are not sprinkling and Hobart Hucklebuck's origami messenger birds are suddenly attacking him. Someone seems to be draining the power from all of the enchanted items in the village. But who could it be and why have they implicated Hobart's grandfather? "The Misadventures of Hobart Huckle... read more
“Holy Hot Dogs and Mystic Mustard!”Hobart Hucklebuck looked out the window. There was his 103-year-old grandfather hanging upside down from a Tallyho tree reading a comic book.And that was just the beginning.Colonel Screevy Scuttlebutt thinks giant gophers are invading the town, Pernacious Prattfall thinks pirates left treasure in the Pennywhistle Park pond, and—hold on to your garters—is that... read more
Do you like your horror in small bite-sized chunks? If so, then SLICES OF FLESH from Dark Moon Books will activate your taste buds like zombies drawn to fresh brains. These flash fiction stories oozed from the brains of some of the best horror writers from around the world and will fit perfectly into your daily diet of "scary." SLICES OF FLESH includes the following short horror tales: Accepta... read more
“Horror High School is a creepy fun collision of teenage angst and apocalyptic dread. Two decaying thumbs up!” ~Jonathan Maberry, New York Times bestselling author of Rot & Ruin and Code Zero“I was working in the lab late one night when Igor brought me Horror High School: Return of the Loving Dead. I loved it!... If you don't write a sequel, we will eat your brain!” ~Nancy Holder, New York Tim... read more
Two redhead educators and a horror publisher walk into a bar . . . during a zombie apocalypse. Armed with only their wits and a fully-charged-laptop battery, they hammered out the world's darkest writing manual amidst the flurry and chaos of gnashing teeth and rotting cadavers. Each chapter of the handbook is devoted to a different genre of writing--everything from academic writing (complete w... read more
Whether you are new to songwriting or have written hundreds of songs, "The Songwriter's Journal" should be within arm's reach whenever the mood to write a new tune strikes. It is packed with the fuel you need to ignite the imagination and provides you with more ideas than you could ever hope to write about. With hundreds of entries designed specifically to spark the muse within, the book shoul... read more
We are not sure how many body pieces Victor Frankenstein used to create his "monster," but it is likely he used a lot less than Dark Moon Books did in stitching this creation together. It was pointed out during the proofreading and editing process that the table of contents included more words (nearly 800 at last count) than any of the individual stories. It was an interesting observation, but... read more
Sometimes the screaming never stops. If you thought scream queen Desiree Starr had quite the adventure in Night of the Scream Queen, you won't want to miss this exciting sequel by Michael McCarty, Linnea Quigley and Stan Swanson. You'll follow some of the same characters appearing in the first novel, but many of them do not survive this second encounter with the evil hounding them in the seque... read more
If one’s heart is constructed of metal and considered indestructible, can love and romance still find a place within? That is the question facing Henry Thackery who spends over a hundred years pursuing the woman of his dreams — Emily Harding. After Henry and Emily become recipients of the Merganthol Circulatory Assistance Device, we follow their journey from 1875 to the present day and Henry’s... read more
The Spaces Between gathers together all the longer stories and novelettes from award-winning and bestselling genre favourite Paul Kane (Lunar, The Butterfly Man and Other Stories, The Hellraiser Films and Their Legacy), including one from his post-apocalyptic Arrowhead trilogy--a reworking of the Robin Hood mythology--and the whole of Kane's "Dead" trilogy, the first story of which was filmed ... read more
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I have 10+ years' experience working on children's and YA writing at UK publishers including Hachette and HarperCollins.
10+ years editing fiction for publishers including HarperCollins and Penguin. Love working on: contemporary, fantasy, dystopian, and YA.