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Children’s Book Editor & Writing Coach

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Children's Book Editor & Writing Coach

I’m going to let you in on a little secret: I spent more than a decade as a preschool and kindergarten teacher—and I LOVE children’s literature. There is no better way to speak to the heart of a child than through the written word. Whether you have finished your children’s book or are looking for someone to help you brainstorm, I would LOVE to help.

Children's Book Developmental Editor

Are you ready to start at the top to strengthen the content, pace, structure, and overall flow of your children’s book? You may be ready for a developmental edit. As a developmental editor, I will work with you to develop a strong storyline that is both clear and compelling. We will work together to organize the content, develop strong characters (memoirs and fiction), create a pace that fits your message, and reach your targeted readers.

Children's Book Developmental Editor
Children's Book Line Editor

Children's Book Line Editor

Do you feel like the overall flow of your children's book is strong, but you need a more in-depth look at each sentence and how it supports the theme? A line edit may be just the ticket. In a line edit, I listen to the story `{`literally`}` to help you strengthen your voice. Together, we will work through each line of the text to make sure that it supports your point of view (POV), avoids contradictions (such as false simultaneity), and maintains a pace that keeps young reader’s engaged.

Children's Book Copy Editor and Proofreader

Copy editing is probably the first thing that comes to mind when you think of ``editing.`` A copy edit involves reviewing the children's book for structure, grammar, and spelling, and punctuation errors. This is an important step in ensuring that your children's book is ready for publication.

Children's Book Copy Editor and Proofreader
Children's Book Editor and Writing Coach

Children's Book Ghostwriter/Co-Author

Perhaps you've outlined your story (on paper or in your head), and you realize that you would like to work with a ghostwriter or co-author. I would be honored to help you share your story or expertise with the world.

Children's Book Writing Coach

In the process of writing your children’s or young adult book? Looking for a new perspective, fresh set of eyes, or better way to organize the content? I specialize in coaching authors through the writing process. Whether you want feedback on a particular section, suggestions for structuring your book, or just need to brainstorm ideas, I can help.

Children's Book Writing Coach
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Building a strong working relationship is the key to successful coaching, editing, and writing. Let's explore your work to see if we may make a good writing team. Contact me to set up a complimentary 30-minute Zoom chat today.