I offer several types of EDITING:
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1) Developmental editing (plot, character development, narrative voice, dialogue, tone, pacing, etc);
2) Line editing (grammar, punctuation, syntax (word choice) sentence structure, wordiness, redundancy).
3) Manuscript evaluation and critique (going over the entire ms for areas of strength and weakness in storytelling, writing skill, marketability.
I offer CREATIVE WRITING:
1) Re-writes of novels, memoirs, nonfiction works, blogs.
In BUSINESS WRITING: Resumes, cover letters, query letters, speeches,...
EDITING: I do both developmental editing (story arc, plot, character development, narrative voice, tone, pacing) and line editing (grammar, punctuation, sentence structure, verb agreement). I offer both conceptual, or general, comments as well as specific suggestions in tightening a project. I've been editing a monthly newsletter for the Santa Barbara Museum of Art for the past five years. Experience includes 6 years writing for and editing a newsletter for the Disaster Search Dog Foundation.
CREATIVE WRITING: novel re-writes, ghost writing, essays, speeches, blog posts.
I've had dozens of short stories published and do a featured monthly blog for a pet products company. I have a master's degree from UCLA and taught for Cal State for 14 years (Psychology, Research Methodology) helping students with all kinds of writing projects.
BUSINESS WRITING: resumes, cover letters, query letters, research papers.
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