I am a writer and editor with a Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing from the University of Arizona. I have served as Assistant Editor at the literary journal Fairy Tale Review and as a reader for short story and novel contests, including the annual Fiction Collective Two novel prizes. My first novel was a finalist for the James Jones First Novel Fellowship and is currently on submission to major publishers. I am represented by the literary agency Aragi, Inc., which also represents award-winning authors including Junot Diaz, Jonathan...
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Does this sound like you?
"I've wanted to write a book for a long time, but I don't know how to start."
"I've jotted down notes and ideas, but I don't know how to organize them into a book."
"I want to write a book, but I just don't have the time."
Whatever stage of the process you're in, I can help. I will bring your book project from conception to completion.
How does it work?
Every book project is unique and there are a number of factors involved. In some cases, you will already have an outline from which I will work. In other cases, you'll have only an idea of your topic and will need me to conduct further research before the writing even begins. Other factors involved include whether you wish to self-publish or pursue the traditional publishing route.
In every case, we will begin our collaboration with a free, no-obligation consultation about your goals. If we decide to work together, I will create a customized writing plan with scheduled writing targets. Generally, I will touch base with you on a weekly to biweekly basis (depending on our agreed upon schedule) to submit drafts and discuss revisions. Our collaboration will take place in person and/or remotely (by email, phone, or Skype), depending upon geographical location and preference. If you prefer to meet in person on a regular basis, and if you do not live in the Tucson area, I can arrange to travel to you.
Here are some of the ways in which we might work together (in...
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