o you’re considering
editorial services of a freelance editor? Congratulations on arriving
this far! Engaging an editor to add a professional finish or a unique
voice to your manuscript is one of the best artistic and business
decisions you will make in the process of publishing your work.
Working closely with you, an editor will:
that your words communicate your message to your intended audience with
style, impact, and individuality
that your words and message are clean, concise, consistent, and
your final product and assist you in reaching your target audience with
clarity, timeliness, and economy
all errors—no published writing can afford them!
Arlene Prunkl. In editing, as in every aspect of my life, I am at once
a classicist and a romantic. I value structure, style, substance, and
creativity equally. I’m passionate about my work as a
freelance editor and am an ardent advocate of proper use of the English
language. I’m always seeking to combine my skills and
philosophy with those of others who have a similar dedication to
excellence in written communications. I offer the highest calibre of
celebrating eleven years of freelance editing this year! Iíve edited over 125 books on subjects ranging from Architecture to Zen Buddhism
for authors throughout North America and in places as far-flung as Australia, England, Germany, Saudi Arabia, and Swaziland. I specialize
in working with first-time self-publishing authors, and I also work with authors who want to take the traditional route of finding an agent and a
publisher but know they need a manuscript editor first.
book-publishing business—and self-publishing in
particular—can seem like a complex undertaking, but it
doesn’t have to be. With my editorial expertise, guidance,
and gentle advice, you’ll find it a hassle-free and rewarding
experience. I’ll help you avoid costly pitfalls and delays,
ensuring that you’ll enjoy your journey on the road to
self-publishing your first book. Together, we’ll make your
book the very best it can be.
my world of words.
have a rare editorial gift,
I'm honored to have your precise and
accurate eye proofread my book."
Poynter, author, The
Self-Publishing Manual, 16th Edition
English literature is fortunate
to have youas
one of its editors."
J. Costelloe, author, Coinage
children with learning disabilities and attention disorders who changed
lives by improving their cognitive functioning,
by Howard Eaton, Ed.M., was one of three
finalists in 2011 for the Tom Fairley Award for Editorial
Excellence, Canada's top
American Coinage 1916–1921
by Roger Burdette was honoured with the Numismatic Literary
Guild Book of the Year award. more information...
Candace Plattor's books, Loving an Addict, Loving Yourself: The Top 10 Survival Tips for Loving Someone with an Addiction
and Loving an Addict, Loving Yourself:The Workbook, have both won a number of international book awards and USA Book awards.