Editing Services

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What I edit:

  • Poetry (any length)
    • Individual poems through poetry collections
  • Short fiction (up to 40,000 words)
    • Examples: short stories, novellas

Services available:

  • Developmental editing (poetry only)
  • Copy editing/line editing
  • Proofreading
  • Poetry collection organization, where I help determine what poems should be included in a book and/or in what order

I edit with Microsoft Word (.doc or .docx) using track changes. If you don’t have access to Word with track changes, we’ll determine what’s compatible for both of us.

I edit Canadian, American, and British English.

If you’re interested in my services, send me a message via the contact page and I’ll try to get back to you within one (1) business day. Please note I don’t work weekends or Ontario-recognized holidays, and maintain regular business hours (9:30-4:30 EST).

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