As writers, we pour our heart and soul into our work. Then, when we finally write that last word, we find out our work has only begun.
Here you will find a listing of proofreaders, editors, illustrators, and many other people you will need along the way.
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Reading has always been an important part of Krista’s life. From her obsession with Sweet Valley Twins in sixth grade to staying up until the wee morning hours in college sobbing over The Notebook, she loves the way a good book with special characters can leave an imprint on
its readers—storytelling is powerful.
As a proofreader, Krista’s goal is to help contribute to a flawless reader experience where the audience is able to stay one hundred percent focused on the story and invested in the characters.
Ed was born at a very young age in Brooklyn, N.Y.
Award winning author of many screenplays and novels, Ed now enjoys life in sunny California. He's also a member ACES, the society for editing.
For more information, including contact information, visit his website.
Melissa is a freelance editor and soon to be author located in Memphis, Tennessee. She has provided her detail oriented services to local Memphis authors since 2012 and continues to expand her client base across the nation. Her most recent editing project was collaborating as one of the editors for Origo: Son of Darkness. Her services include a combination of copy editing, proofreading, and line editing.
I’d love to help you strengthen and tidy your story. Services include story coaching and developmental editing, line editing, and proofreading. I specialize in fiction: mysteries, cozies, romance, paranormal, and urban fantasy. Looking forward to working with you!
25 years of editing and writing
Editorial for Disney.com
MFA in Writing
J.P. de La Fontaine is a UK-based writer, editor and proofreader and a soon to be published author. Former editor-in-chief of an online health magazine, J.P. has been offering seamless editing and proofreading services to an increasing host of international clients with diverse professional needs for several years, from reports to novels! To ensure continual editing excellence and best practice, J.P. adheres to the Code of Practice of the Society for Editors and Proofreaders (SfEP) a UK professional body. To contact J.P., click on the link button below.
J.S. Carnes is an emerging author. He uses his love of imagination, conversation, and exploration to inspire his creative exploits.
J. S. offers beta reading and developmental editing services. Message for quote.
A.E. Escence acquired her BA in English and Creative Writing from Southern New Hampshire University. Her status as a military spouse and mother has given her the opportunity to travel the world and relate her life experiences in her writing. She is also part of the Okinawa Military Writers Club in Okinawa, Japan and her short story, Nothing, was recently published in the Penmen Review. A.E. Essence loves all things paranormal and fantastical, but insists on keeping the story realistic. She also dabbles in literary fiction and songwriting.
Tarcísio is a Brazil-based creative writer. Armed with an Engineering background and a seemingly endless curiosity, he sets out to take a logical and experimental approach to fiction writing, aiming to go where no one has gone before. A budding researcher and amateur polyglot, he also applies his different perspectives on beta reading, article writing and translation services. And he loves a challenge!
Co-illustrator of Origo, Son of Darkness.
Weekend Publisher helps self-published authors expose their books to targeted audiences using cost and time effective methods.
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I am MetalArt and I have more than 4 years of experience in fantasy / science fiction illustrations. Actually working on some comic and manga projects. You can see some of my works on my artstation.
MetalArt also digitally enhanced the dragons and cover illustration of Origo, Son of Darkness.
There is a whole community of writers out there just dying for the opportunity to interact, follow, support, critique, beta, arc, and praise each other. Every day, this community grows. While every basket has a bad apple here or there, this community is mostly there to help you achieve your writing dreams. Listen, learn, and try to leave your ego at the door.
On Twitter, check out #WritingCommunity, #Writerslift, #AmWriting, and you'll start seeing all the other relevant #'s.
On Facebook, Check out Book Marketing Strategies for Self-Publishers, 20Booksto50k group, Indie Fantasy Addicts group, Authors of IFA group, Fantasy Writers Forever group, Writing Prompts and Critique group, and many beta and arc groups associated with many of these.
STAY AWAY from publishers asking for money unless you personally know a happy customer of their services. Even then, be sure to check their BBB status and ask lots of questions.
Your writing is your baby. Feed it, nurture it, and bring it up however you feel is right. Helpful advice is great, but in the end, it's up to YOU to decide everything about your writing.
Origonow.com, Keri Brown, and Origo, Son of Darkness are not directly associated with Facebook, Twitter, or the admins of the groups mentioned. These are listed strictly as a resources.