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A freelance editor, I specialize in fiction but I've worked on non-fiction as well as web copy, corporate literature, and non-profit materials. I also edit and write for the group blog Magnificent Nose, which covers many topics but gravitates towards articles about writing and reading.

I'm also a lyricist; a guitarist for the band Baroque & Hungry; and I'm a touring cyclist.

You can contact me about editing matters here. (Please don't use this form for Stack Exchange business; instead, ping me in chat.)


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answered How to style a film or book title?
Oct
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answered How to indicate emphasis in plain text manuscripts
Oct
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answered Is it acceptable to use many footnotes to share additional ideas?
Jul
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answered Why do authors start a paragraph in an indirect way?
Jun
15
answered Is the following allowed under the ungrammatical exceptions in fiction?
Apr
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answered Is it strange if a novel starts the first chapter without one of main characters?
Apr
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answered What are the advantages of different date formats in resumes and CVs?
Apr
6
answered Tenses I should use in a translated-novel
Mar
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answered How are multilingual scenes handled when the story's main language is translated into that of its minor one?
Mar
21
answered Getting details of a past century right
Mar
19
answered How to tell or retell basic character and setting information in a series?
Mar
3
answered Does submitting multiple pieces to professional magazines (and being turned down) hurt chances of later stories that may be better-written?
Feb
15
answered Do script readers start at the beginning?
Feb
7
answered Describe all corrections as clearly and unambiguously as possible
Feb
4
answered Should dull dialogue be removed completely?
Feb
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answered It is a sign of bad writing to have many scenes that are disconnected with the main plot?
Jan
31
answered Writing about a subject on which you have no expertise?
Jan
21
answered How do authors gain strong familiarity with archaic and extremely rare words?
Jan
19
answered Is it worth reading book to learn more about topic of my story
Dec
21
answered Text Editors. Suggesting & Tracking Changes to Plain-Text Documents