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Services

As a trusted partner and editor, I help you improve your writing, so your unique message can reach your audience. Unlike a proofreader, I look at your work from a holistic perspective, whether your message is both profound and easy to understand, and if your piece is a pleasure to read from start to finish.

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Coaching and Consulting

As your coach, I’m here to help bring out the best writer in you, by emphasizing what you’re already doing well and identifying what needs to be improved. As a consultant, I work with experienced writers to set and meet goals. I help you start strong and end with a polished product that’s ready for your publisher or agent. 

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Ghostwriting

As a ghostwriter, I write for you when you’re too busy to keep up with your editorial commitments or you can’t write, but have great ideas! I’m skilled at writing, organizing your work, helping you determine your audience, and keeping the big picture in mind.

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Writing Retreats

Reach your dream of writing a book! Attend one of my writing retreats, held steps away from the ocean in sunny Southeast Florida, for inspiration, one-on-one coaching, and time—finally!—to focus on your writing. I offer two programs to support authors in achieving their goals.

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Editing

I focus mainly on book editing for thought leaders in the health, wellness, and lifestyle fields. I also edit blogs and articles for print and online publication.

The Editing Process

As a trusted partner and editor, I help you improve your writing, so your unique message can reach your audience. I do much more than find your typos. Unlike a proofreader, I look at your work from a holistic perspective, assessing whether you’ve introduced the information in a logical order, whether your message is both profound and easy to understand, and if your piece is a pleasure to read from start to finish.

When I work with clients, we have a collaborative exchange. I’m a sounding board who approaches your work objectively. I help you organize your thoughts, clarify your message, and determine who your audience is—all essential elements if your work is to be well-written and well-received.

The process usually works like this: The author writes, I edit directly in the manuscript or leave comments with suggestions for the author to resolve, and so on. During this iterative process I learn your unique message and voice, which I keep front of mind when polishing and perfecting your manuscript.

Coaching & Consulting

I offer coaching and consulting to help you start strong and finish with a polished product that’s ready for your publisher or agent.

Book Doctor Consultation

If you already have a first draft of your manuscript and wonder if it’s any good, or if you’re already a good writer and want to bounce your ideas off of an experienced editor, you can benefit from a Book Doctor Consultation.

I review your manuscript from a macro view—whether your ideas are fully formed, how your chapters are organized, and if you have enough supporting documentation—as well as from a micro view—word choice, sentence structure, and grammar. Then we meet, and I go over my assessment with you and provide concrete suggestions for improving your work.

Coaching

As your coach, I’m here to help bring out the best writer in you, by emphasizing what you’re already doing well, and identifying what needs to be improved. I will help you get your ideas on paper—with as little angst as possible—and write most effectively to your audience in your voice.

Editorial Coaching and Planning

Do you have an ongoing blog and struggle to come up with new ideas? Not sure what you want your message to be? I can help you plan your content and clarify your message, making it easier for you to communicate with your list regularly.

Do you need help breaking your big project into manageable pieces? Together we will create realistic goals, logical next steps, and a calendar.

Ghostwriting

As a ghostwriter, I write for you when you’re too busy to keep up with your editorial commitments or you can’t write (but have great ideas!)  I ghostwrite books, blogs, newsletters, and articles, and am a researcher and subject matter expert in women’s health and wellness. I’m skilled at writing, organizing your work, helping you determine your audience, and keeping the big picture in mind.

Because I want your work to be believable—for it to sound like you and to resonate with your audience—as your ghostwriter I get to know you well and become a subject matter expert about your work. This allows me to write in a style that reflects your unique voice and present your ideas clearly and authentically.

Writing Retreats

Reach your dream of writing a book! Attend one of my writing retreats, held steps away from the ocean in sunny Southeast Florida, for inspiration, one-on-one coaching, and time—finally!—to focus on your writing. I offer two programs to support authors in achieving their goals.

Become an Author Program

Have you always dreamed of writing a book, but don’t know where to start? In three days, you’ll be well on your way to becoming an author. Just steps away from the ocean, I work with you one-on-one to map out your book and create a plan to finish it.

This small, highly personalized program is tailored specifically for motivated new authors who are ready to break through their blocks and make real progress on their manuscript.

Launch Your Next Book Program

Are you ready to write or finish your next book but can’t seem to find the time in your busy schedule? Why not jet away to sunny Southeast Florida for some writing, rest, and inspiration.

I offer a small, highly personalized program tailored specifically for motivated book authors to begin, make meaningful progress, or even complete their next masterpiece.

I work with you one-on-one, providing the consulting and editorial support you need to start writing, get unstuck, or finally finish your manuscript. You’ll you get clear on your message and benefit from on-the-spot editing and advice.