A former magazine editor, I work on book-length manuscripts, helping sculpt the text to perfection—from first draft to print.
Help plan and organize your writing and offer feedback, solutions, and resources
Amber Byers, JD | Tadpole Press[email protected]303-668-8812
academic editing, coaching/critiquing, college essay coaching, developmental editing, manuscript evaluation, substantive editing, training
Do you have a story that’s burning inside of you but can’t seem to get it out? Are you looking for someone to help you craft your story in a way that maintains your unique voice? We meet you where you are—wherever you are in your writing journey—and work with you to identify and overcome the obstacles standing in your way. Our suggestions are tailored to meet your specific goals so that your voice shines through clearly and powerfully.
book proposal editing, coaching/critiquing, copyediting, developmental editing, manuscript evaluation, publishing/self-publishing guidance, substantive editing, writing
I collaborate with experienced writers, businesses, and publishers to help produce standout material of outstanding quality. Areas of expertise: health/nutrition, self-help/how-to, business, spirituality, education, history, environment, fiction/narrative nonfiction, and more.
Rick Killian | Killian Creative[email protected]
book proposal editing, coaching/critiquing, developmental editing, ghostwriting, project management, publishing/self-publishing guidance, substantive editing, writing
Killian Creative has worked with both authors and publishers since 1999 to complete more than 90 manuscripts that have sold over 5.4 million copies combined, including two NYT bestsellers. Our passion is helping mission-driven entrepreneurs and nonprofit leaders magnify their messages and build their organizations.
Cat Ohala[email protected]
academic editing, coaching/critiquing, copyediting, developmental editing, ghostwriting, manuscript evaluation, proofreading, rewriting/repurposing, substantive editing, technical/legal
Editor and writer with 30+ years of experience in fiction, memoirs, and highly technical nonfiction (medicine, science, social science texts; peer-reviewed journals; online courses). Proposal, hardware, and software writer.
Elizabeth (Bette) Frick, PhD | The Text Doctor LLC[email protected]720-999-1851
academic editing, coaching/critiquing, copyediting, proofreading, substantive editing, technical/legal, training
Freelance editor with 30+ years of providing medical, scientific, nonfiction, memoir, and technical editing. I seek to help companies, organizations, and authors by improving the language, flow, structure, clarity, and correctness of their texts. I also add value through consulting, project management, and training in best practices in all stages of developing complex texts.
Maggie McReynolds | Un-Settling Books[email protected]303-955-8282
coaching/critiquing, copyediting, developmental editing, ghostwriting, line editing, manuscript evaluation, proofreading, publishing/self-publishing guidance, substantive editing
A longtime editor, journalist, and published author, Maggie guides writing clients and their manuscripts from foundational planning and multiple draft iterations through book design, formatting, and the self-publishing process. With a client roster of writers all over the world, Un-Settling Books also holds virtual and in-person writing retreats to support a cause near and dear to Maggie’s heart, the “care and feeding of creatives.” Subject expertise: nonfiction (general, narrative nonfiction, memoir, self-help), fiction (adult, YA, children), and social media rewriting/editing.
Melanie Mulhall | Dragonheart[email protected]303-469-5780
coaching/critiquing, copyediting, developmental editing, manuscript evaluation, project management, proofreading, publishing/self-publishing guidance, substantive editing
Words that sing, dance, and get attention. Dragonheart: award-winning books; award-winning editing.
Linda Tate, PhD | Tate Communications[email protected]
academic editing, coaching/critiquing, copyediting, developmental editing, ghostwriting, proofreading, rewriting/repurposing, substantive editing, technical/legal
A former English professor, I have provided quick, efficient, eagle-eyed editing for both short and long projects for 35 years. Specialties: business, nonprofit, physical sciences, academic (humanities, social sciences), memoir, children’s issues, health/wellness, K-16 education.
As a published writer, ghostwriter, and seasoned editor, I will collaborate with you to make your writing sing. Areas of expertise include fiction, memoir, self-help, and business. Author of “Climbing Mountains in Stilettos,” “The Era of Lanterns and Bells,” and “Stories I Can’t Show My Mother.”
Toni Knapp | Toni Knapp Editorial Services[email protected]719-473-6365
coaching/critiquing, copyediting, developmental editing, proofreading, rewriting/repurposing, substantive editing, writing
Published writer with 30 years' experience in the book publishing industry as editor, acquisitions editor, and publisher. Specialties include adult fiction and nonfiction, YA, and children's.