Build your best book from the ground up

Authors grow books for publication at the Writers Workshop. Your bedrock is editorial service: the evaluation, revision, and development you need to create the best book possible. With so much of traditional publishing outside our control, creating a compelling read is well within our grasp. 

Authors grow books for publication at the Writer’s Workshop

40 years of publishing experience

Together we’ll shape your book to entice, entertain and inform readers. When you add a professional to your team, your storytelling leads to discovery. 

Make your book the best it can be. Get personal editing with professional results. Polish, present, and publish.

We build and refine the book

Books from my authors

Seasoned Author

My experience as an author guides your book.

Stealing Home

Stealing Home

“Tenderly poignant, wise and affecting. A beautifully stirring reflection on the joys and challenges of fatherhood.” Kirkus

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Viral Times

Viral death battles love and faith in a time when a pandemic makes the slightest touch fatal.

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Small Packages

This edition of stories, poems, and prose from the Writer's Workshop is a 56-page anthology from more than 20 authors.

Seasoned Author

My experience as an author guides your book.

Stealing Home

Stealing Home

“Tenderly poignant, wise and affecting. A beautifully stirring reflection on the joys and challenges of fatherhood.” Kirkus

Viral Times

Viral death battles love and faith in a time when a pandemic makes touch fatal.

Viral Times Cover
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Small Packages

This edition of stories, poems, and prose from the Writer's Workshop is a 56-page anthology from more than 20 Authors.

A personal writing trainer, plus a hawk-eyed editor.

Some editors coach, and other coaches edit. I provide a full spectrum of skills for every book. See what to add to your story, as well as what you can set aside. Hit your expected word counts.

Together we’ll build a book, looking forward to publishing it. Years of expertise give you a full view of getting your work into the world. Get professional results from a personal editor.

See what I specialize in

With my help and your good work, agents request your pages. Editors ask for your manuscript. Also, authors publish themselves for maximum control — so their books can be discovered, savored, and recommended.

Editing

Line edits, copyedits, and more. Evaluations of drafts, full or partial, or notes on your synopsis. Query letter reviews.

Coaching

As your book coach in regular meetings, I’ll help you develop structure & theme. We'll keep you working with a plan.

Publishing

Take your book into the world with a strategy and skills for Real Self Publishing. Learn what is expected of any publisher.

Workshops

Attend a Finishing School series to build productivity and community. Learn Scrivener one-to-one to manage your work.

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I’ve been editing authors for more than three decades

Personal editing.
Professional results.

I’ve been editing authors for more than three decades: books, stories, and articles, in fiction, memoir, and nonfiction. I’ve published a novel, Viral Times. My books — the memoir Stealing Home, plus a my historical novel Sins of Liberty — have earned their way to Finalist shortlists in the Writers’ League of Texas.

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