manuscript evaluation

Offer feedback on a manuscript’s readiness for editing/publishing, including content organization and completeness; critique fiction for plot development, characterization, and more

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I have worked as an acquisitions editor, most recently at an association where I developed books about business, medicine, and pets. I have also been a freelance writer and editor. My personal essays and short stories are published in print and digital publications, and I edited and contributed to an anthology published in 2007. My specialty is developmental editing, and my areas of expertise include business books, memoirs, and fiction for adults and young adults.

Maggie McReynolds | Un-Settling Books
[email protected]303-955-8282
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.
[email protected]303-415-9022
I collaborate with experienced writers, businesses/nonprofits, and publishers to help produce standout material of outstanding quality. Areas of expertise include health/nutrition, self-help/how-to, business, spirituality, education, history, environment, fiction/narrative nonfiction, and much more.
Caitlin Berve, MFA | Ignited Ink Writing, LLC
[email protected]505-402-4599
As an editor, I make your story linger with readers to keep them turning pages until dawn. As a content creator, I ensure your ideal clients know how you can help them reach their burning desires. Specialties: fiction (especially fantasy, mystery, YA), memoir, health care, blogs, tutorial videos.
Sandra Jonas | Sandra Jonas Publishing
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Experienced editor/designer and award-winning publisher eager to collaborate with you to fulfill your goals. I offer personal attention and the highest standards of quality and accuracy. Specialties: memoir, fiction, self-development, business, history.
Amber Byers, JD | Tadpole Press
[email protected]303-668-8812
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.