Line Editing

Line editing goes by many names. Some editors say it’s all about clarity, whereas copy editing is more technical, focusing on the mechanics of language. Others break the process down into additional categories, each of which achieves a slightly different goal, depending on the editor. I prefer to keep things …

Proofreading

If you’re looking for proofreading, it means your document is almost ready to go. I’m here to take a fine-tooth comb to it looking for the tricky errors left over from multiple rounds of revisions. Proofreading can refer either to comparing a close-to-final version to a previous proof or to …

Developmental Editing

Developmental editing focuses on story. This means I dive into the world you’ve created, analyzing your characters and the choices they make in situations of conflict, which produce narrative drive. I’ve worked on a number of novels, including my own. My favorite genres are science fiction and fantasy, but I’ve …

Copywriting

Copywriting is exactly what it sounds like: writing copy. But it’s also way more. First, it’s knowing the audience you’re writing for. What your goals are. What you really want to say. I’ve written marketing copy for websites, feature-style stories for print magazines, and even full-length novels. Some of my …