Developmental editing


Manuscript evaluation






Educational writing



Literary and genre fiction

General trade and scholarly nonfiction

K–12 language arts, English, history; K–5 science

I've worked as a freelance editor and writer since 2002. My book reviews and fiction have appeared in The Women's Review of BooksJane, the Chicago ReaderSalon, and The Good Men Project, among other publications.

Amazing Book Cover

I ran across this book cover recently and wanted to share it. I can't remember ever seeing a cover before that also struck me as such a stunning work of art in its own right. It was designed by Black Ocean publisher Janaka Stucky and artist Josh Wallis. Janaka told me that he and Josh "are old friends and have collaborated on everything from graphic novels to tattoos." Josh is happy to talk with you about any graphic design or tattoo projects you may be planning. You can reach him at

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