Book Proposal Critiques
Give feedback on the structure, content, and voice of book proposals, including whether your market is clearly identified. Offer platform-building tips.
Business Editing and Proofreading
Apply agreed-upon style guidelines. Polish press releases, reports, catalogs, websites, and more. Help prepare and edit Wikipedia pages.
Consulting on Writing and Publishing
Provide guidance, instruction, and support to help you advance your skills and achieve your goals. Offer direction and resources on self-publishing and mainstream publishing, including how to develop an author platform.
Correct spelling, grammar, punctuation, and infelicities of language; minimize jargon and repetition; ensure consistency of styling and facts; insert headings; approximate the placement of graphics, tables, and sidebars; insert typesetter codes (if requested).
Critiques and Manuscript Evaluations
Provide feedback and suggestions on any written material. For nonfiction manuscripts, I address content, organization, tone, and editorial matters. For fiction manuscripts, I address characterization, dialogue, point of view, plot, and pacing.