Fiction Editing for Indie Authors
I edit fiction in the fantasy, horror, sci-fi, and speculative genres. Visit Magic Words Editorial Services for more information about packages and pricing.
I offer the editing services below for books, dissertations, journals, whitepapers, blog posts, websites, press releases, reports, and other corporate communication pieces.
I specialize in The Chicago Manual of Style, 17th ed., and the AP Stylebook.
Revises structure, flow, pacing, voice, and other “big picture” writing issues.
Focuses on sentence-level revision plus grammar, syntax, word choice, fact-checking, tense, clarity, coherency, consistency.
Chiefly deals with mechanical issues (grammar, usage, punctuation, capitalization, spelling, and other nuts and bolts of writing).
Checking a typeset final draft against the copyedited draft for inconsistencies.
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- Facilities management
- Interior design (commercial and residential)
- Home decor, home improvement, and lifestyle
- Real estate and real estate investment
- Pet care
- Art history
In addition, I have the following interests and significant subject matter knowledge: herbalism, gardening, farming, rural living, photography, travel, music, music genres, sewing, crochet, furniture restoration, antiques, cooking, politics, backpacking, running, half marathons, new age spirituality.