Welcome to the part of the site where I share free advice on story development and demystify the world of book editing for self-publishing authors. Take a load off, poke around, and leave your perfectionism at the door.
A writer, like any builder, uses tools to build stories and the sentences that make them up. The technology has changed over time, from parchment to typewriters to computers, but certain resources — dictionaries, thesauruses, encyclopedias (or Google, in today’s speak) — have aided writers for centuries in their ability to construct powerful thoughts. Like […]
A biweekly newsletter about story development, anti-perfectionism, and the lovable chaos of creativity.
I’m a professional editor and creative coach, helping
authors develop their work throughout the editorial
process. Whether I’m proofing your essay or editing
your book, I love getting to know how you got where
you are and how your own story informs the shape
of your art. Because, let’s be honest, Writing Is
Personal. I’m interested in honoring the most
vulnerable parts of that process just as much as the
Your words are a reflection of You.
Let’s get them right.