Editing and Proofreading
I've got two hats: I'm an editor (with Certified Professional Editor designation from the Editors' Association of Canada) and a fiction writer (with a Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing [novel]). Put the two hats on at the same time and you'll have someone who might look daft, but who's very keen on editing fiction. So, send me yours!
Whether it's a novel or short story (or fiction-related in any way, such as a synopsis, query letter, blurb, or outline), I'll seek out and destroy your grammar glitches, punctuation problems, style sticking points, and spelling snags. See the Editorial Services page for more details. I offer free sample edits, so you can try before you buy.
I also offer manuscript evaluations (critiques) of full-length fiction manuscripts, to give you feedback on plot, characterization, setting, and dialogue. See the Editorial Services page for more details.
Query Letters and Blurbs
Ready to submit your fiction manuscript to an editor or agent? Isn't writing the query the hardest thing? Sometimes you just need someone with an objective point of view, to do it for you. I can create a query letter and/or synopsis for you, to introduce and describe your project. I also write back-cover or website blurbs. See the Query Letters & Blurbs page for more details.