Why Choose Me?

  • Member of ACES: The Society for Editing
  • Member of the Chartered Institute of Editing and Proofreading
  • Proofread Anywhere: General Proofreading Theory and Practice
  • Edit Republic: High-Level Proofreading Pro
  • Edit Republic: The Art of Line Editing
  • Copyeditor and Proofreader with The Word Verve indie publishing house
  • Member of the NLAPW (National League of American Pen Women)
  • Volunteer with Distributed Proofreaders (Gutenberg Project) to proofread out-of-print copy into e-books
  • I reference The Chicago Manual of Style (CMOS) and the Merriam-Webster Dictionary 11th edition.
  • I correct on-screen with several types of software designed to improve speed, accuracy, and efficiency.
You're In Good Hands.

Imagine this ... everything is going smoothly with your new book, but you've hit a roadblock and could use some help. If that's the case, no worries. Here at Fine Line Proofs, we're happy to find answers to your questions or use our expertise to help you get your book looking gorgeous before publishing!

Feeling nervous? I get it. Readers and their reviews can be brutal if they're distracted from the story, right? Deep breath in ... and let it out, you're in good hands. Paint a picture for me about how you want your story to look, and together we'll put you and your writing in a favorable light and ensure it speaks to readers.

Your success is measured by the quality of the writing you share with the world. Everything you write is a reflection of you. My goal is to give you that edge and see you succeed.

We'll get your story gorgeous. This is an exciting time! Are you in?

Kind, compassionate  editing ...

Reap the rewards of quality editing when you work with a knowledgeable editor. No judgments. I never want you to feel like your writing voice or style is being changed. I won't be criticizing your words, only acting as an advocate for the reader's understanding and enjoyment. I offer my editing suggestions in a kind, clear manner, and you will have access to me at any time to address questions or concerns.

... and proofreading teamwork.

I respect the high value you place on your hard work, as well as protecting your privacy. Your soul is on those pages, but your words are in good hands. I will provide honest feedback, we'll take all the time you need, and work as a team to present your writing to readers in the most attractive way. Experience the freedom of an editing assistant helping you polish your words. Visit my Services page, and I'll show you how.

Ready to get started?