I listen to you. I ask you questions. I listen to your answers.
I support you in your quest to connect more deeply to your story, to how you want to be seen and heard in this world.
I am a practical, methodical, efficient, and careful reader of creative nonfiction, history, memoir, fiction, and textbooks.
I am a precise editor of copy, clean proofreader, thorough indexer, and inquisitive collaborator.
Work with me to…
◦ reveal the best way to present your arguments
◦ unearth the inconsistencies in your mass market beach read
◦ discover the holes in your memoir
◦ catch the unnecessary commas in your research
Copyediting I pay close attention to clarity, sense, word choice, redundancies, and inconsistencies in tone or narrative voice. This level includes revisions for spelling errors, typos, punctuation, and capitalization; I also note awkward sentences and transitions.
Line Editing I make suggestions and questions directly in the text, with more substantial revisions described in an overview summary document that accompanies your revised manuscript.
Proofreading I correct formatting issues, typos, punctuation and capitalization errors, and anything that jumps out as extremely awkward.
Indexing I create a text map, to be included at the back of your book, of words and phrases that are key to the concepts within it.