“Jody was such a pleasure to work with! During a transitional career phase I was led to Jody for help with my resume. I was so thankful for Jody’s thoughtful questions; she not only asked what I hoped to accomplish through my resume, but gave me incredibly helpful tips and advice to advance my career. I would highly recommend Jody to anyone looking for help revamping their resume, or even needing a little guidance and encouragement for their next chapter.”

Grey Grimm, photographer, artist

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“My book on scars was written with the intent of explaining scientific and medical information in a way that was easy to grasp. Jody encouraged me to ‘find my voice,’ and I feel with her guidance I reached my goal in the language of the book. Additionally, there were areas of repetition due to the different healing timelines and I was concerned it would be distracting. Jody helped me find the flow so that the book reads as a helping guide as you walk that path. She is professional, accessible and very talented. Thank you, Jody!”

Andie Holman, author of Love Your Scar

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“Jody edited my nonfiction book. It was my first time writing a book and I didn’t know what to expect, but her calm and encouraging approach put me at ease. Her editing was insightful and thorough; she is a master of detail and consistency. She was able to point out sections that were unclear and guide me on how to improve them without changing the message or my voice. She completed the edits earlier than expected, which was marvelous, and always responded quickly to questions. The entire experience was everything I could have hoped for and more.”

Ashley Ellington Brown, author of A Beautiful Morning

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“Jody provided me with a fair quote after carefully reviewing the task, set the parameters for our collaboration, respected my editor’s own style and contribution, and completed the project ahead of schedule and in superb fashion. Jody took the project to heart and went beyond the mechanical process of copyediting. I felt as though the people about whom I had written meant something special to her and that she felt an obligation to them as well as to me. It made working with her a joy. Needless to say, I have recommended her to colleagues in Europe who need the polish and skill of someone of Jody’s caliber. I will definitely return to her for my next book!”

Suzanne Hoffman, author of Labor of Love: Wine Family Women of Piemonte

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“Jody Berman helps you write better.  I am now working with Jody on our fourth project together. One of the most difficult things for a writer to find is someone who can give notes that actually make the writing better. Someone who recognizes when the quality of the work can, and should, be better. That’s what she does. And she does it very, very well.”

Marc Sotkin, producer, writer

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“When I first sat down with Jody, I had no idea she was revered as the Queen Editor in Boulder and elsewhere. She polished and tightened my memoir so that it sparkles. I used Jody for both editing and proofreading. She is easy to work with, proficient, professional, and has a fast turnaround. I will continue to use Jody and will recommend her for anyone needing editorial services.”

Molly Kate Brown, author of Learning to Walk in India: A Love Story

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“Jody is a consummate professional. As a first-time author, I feel fortunate to have her on my team. She is insightful, thorough, and knows her craft. She is responsive and well prepared for our phone and in-person meetings. I’ve appreciated her graciousness and kindness in our interactions. Jody’s work elevated the quality of my memoir—my mission and a lifelong dream—I’m grateful for her energy in this marathon process.”

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“Thank you so much for such a fine job in copyediting Girl in Hyacinth Blue. You have a keen eye for detail and a careful sensitivity.”

Susan Vreeland, New York Times best-selling author

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“Jody, you were the perfect balance of professional editor and thoughtful coach. Not only did you make my book better, I believe I am a better author as I approach future projects.”

David Cass, author of The Strategic Student: Successfully Transitioning from High School to College Academics

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“My book could not have been compiled without the help of my longtime editor extraordinaire, Jody Berman. Thank you, Jody, for polishing up my diamond in the rough and also for your superb attention to detail, and incredible speed, which once again allowed me to make that looming deadline.”

Janet Bond Brill, PhD, RD, LDN, best-selling author of Prevent a Second Heart Attack: 8 Foods, 8 Weeks to Reverse Heart Disease, and others

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“Jody was the last editorial eye on my novel, and she did an excellent job of catching errors both grammatical and textual. Jody went above and beyond what I expected . . . to make sure everything was in its right place. Jody . . . has always been encouraging. She’s one of the voices I heard in my head insisting that this is an important book. That kept me going many times. A woman with a gentle red pencil, a sharp eye, industry savvy, and a big, big heart, Jody Berman is my editing heroine for life!”

Cynthia Morris, creativity coach and author of The Busy Woman’s Guide to Writing a World-Changing Book and Chasing Sylvia Beach

“Not only is Jody precise, she’s insightful and incredibly supportive. While working with her, I could feel her genuine investment in my success, and that gave me confidence. . . . I look forward to working with her again!”

—Michelle Colston, author of The Alchemy of Charlotte Goodwin (unpublished)

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“I highly recommend Jody Berman for resume assistance. Her edits, formatting advice, and overall feedback breathed new life into my resume. My updated resume was part of an application that helped me land a job I started this week!”

—Christine Weeber, editor, poet, author