Welcome! I’m Kim.
As a developmental editor and writing coach, I help writers address issues in their books relating to structure, plot, characterization, writing craft, and more. Some of the specific services I provide include:
- Editing complete books
- Editing 1st pages, query letters, and synopses
- Editing short stories and creative nonfiction pieces
- Coaching clients in private Zoom sessions
- Teaching writers in group workshops
I encourage you to poke around my website to find out more about what I offer. And if you really want to get to know me and get in on some writing fun, sign up above for my free e-publication, [KIM’S NOTES].
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As a developmental editor and writing teacher, I’ve worked with hundreds of writers—
some with serious publishing ambitions and some
who are just serious about learning the craft.
Here’s what they say about me…
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It’s almost impossible to overstate the importance of a great story opening for your book. An agent will decide whether or not to request more of your manuscript based on those first pages. Your friends and acquaintances will decide whether or not to finish it or put it down (and hope you don’t ask if…