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…
When I was a kid, I used to sit in my grandpa’s filling station and eat peanuts I’d poured into my bottle of pop. I didn’t know other people did this until I read a most gratifying account from a student of their own childhood Planters/Pepsi snack. Food is memory and connection. It’s also a…
On my Instagram page, I regularly share great opening lines from books, memoirs, and short stories. Great opening lines are their own kind of art form, and I love collecting them for their variety and imaginativeness. There are so many approaches to beginning a story, and the fact that your choices are wide open is…
My daughter Evelyn has consented to be an occasional guest star on my blog by agreeing to participate in a book club with me. Last summer when she was on break from college, we decided to read some books together and visit coffee shops to talk about them. Just us two. You can read about…