Those who have the talent for writing deserve great respect. The ability to paint a picture with words while incorporating a plot and believable characters is commendable.
As an editor, my mission is to improve your work of art, without altering the distinctive elements that make it yours.
I offer several editing services:
Go to my Services page for more information and find out what service is right for you.
"Melinda is a talented editor who has a knack for tightening a story and not impacting on the author’s voice. Her knowledge of grammatical rules and concepts, and her application of them to manuscripts is outstanding. Her work is quick and accurate.
Melinda has edited my third book Blind Lust and I am delighted with the result. It is very hard to edit another editor’s manuscript and Melinda has done a superb job!"
Annie Seaton, Holiday Affair
"I've had three novels published by three different publishers and Melinda is the best editor I've worked with by far. She's quick with turnaround, makes wonderful suggestions to improve the manuscript, and is passionate about her work. She is very approachable and a dream to work with. I would not hesitate to recommend her services to all my writer friends."
Molly Zenk, 90 Cats and Not a Litterbox in Sight
"Melinda is a fantastic editor. She tells you what works, what doesn't, and always gently steers you in the right direction without changing your voice. I highly recommend Melinda for anyone looking for professional, affordable editing."
New York Times Bestselling Author Jill Shalvis, Lucky in Love
"Melinda worked with me on my Young Adult book 'Witchling.' Prior to Melinda taking over the editing of this manuscript I had been rejected by six publishing houses. The story was always the same, 'we like your voice but the story doesn't really flow for us.'
After Melinda guided me to make the changes she deemed necessary, I submitted to two publishing houses and within a week I had two contracts in front of me.
It has changed my world in ways I can't describe.
My dream for the last four years was to get this book published and I can't thank Melinda enough for the caring and professional way in which she helped me."
Ann B Harrison, Witchling