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…
I worked on a literary magazine for a good number of years and I learned a lot about what makes for good printed content. I also learned a lot about why even good writing gets rejected. It’s hard for us to see the flaws and problems in our own work—it’s hard for me and it’s…
Writer and instructor Matthew Salesses said, “The best ‘advice’ I’ve ever heard on revision was from the wonderful teacher and writer Margot Livesey. It was something like this: if you are bored, it’s not because you’ve read that section so many times, it’s because it’s boring.” Welp. I suppose it’s best to leave our delusions…
Whenever the world feels particularly cruel, when the news cycle is at its harshest, people often turn to novels for comfort or escape. It’s not a bad way to show yourself some kindness. Many years ago I suffered an early miscarriage and stayed in bed for days reading The Chronicles of Narnia. Although I’m a…