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The Team

Who We Are

Andrea and Michele have been working together in the editing business since 2018 and love helping authors just like you succeed in bringing your books to life. 

We have experience in many fiction genres, but focus mainly on romance, fantasy and sci-fi, and mysteries.

We often collaborate on editing projects, and are fortunate enough to have a team of expert editors so you've got multiple forms of assistance available to you, as well as a broad knowledge base and set of experiences to ensure your manuscript is its very best.

Tip: We also respond well to offers of chocolate. ;)

Our Philosophy

Our first priority is to make sure you have the best editing experience possible. Whether you're a brand-new author just getting your feet wet or have some books under your belt and this ain't your first rodeo, we want to make sure you're treated with respect and courtesy throughout the editing process.

Unless we're mortally wounded or have been hit by a tsunami, you'll be sure to hear from us within 24 hours of contacting us.

 

We'll hold your hand as much — or as little — as you want as we work together. How you're treated is just as important to us as how good your book is. And that's no typo!

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MICHELE CHIAPPETTA

MANAGING PARTNER

Michele has in-depth expertise in editing both fiction and nonfiction, as well as with publishing and copywriting. Favorite authors include JRR Tolkien, Nalini Singh, Jane Austen, Kate Elliott, and William Gibson.

With over 15 years of experience in working with authors and polishing writing, as well as the entrepreneurial spirit to build three businesses to date, she'll get you on track with her warm, encouraging, focused approach to editing and consulting.

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ANDREA NEIL

MANAGING PARTNER

Andrea is a lifelong writer and has experience editing across multiple fiction genres. She has eight fiction books published to date, as well as multiple short stories. Some of her favorite authors are Carl Hiaasen, Emily Henry, T. Jefferson Parker, and Sue Grafton. She has a degree in media analysis, but also brings a yoga-like, zen vibe to her projects and loves finding solutions that produce strong, engaging manuscripts for both new and established authors.

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Lauren Smith

CONSULTANT

Lauren is a USA Today Bestselling Author of steamy romances, who loves to write the happy endings people deserve into her stories. Favorite authors include Johanna Lindsey, Linda Lael Miller,  Stephanie Meyer, and Lisa Kleypas. She lives in Tulsa, Oklahoma with her two crazy terriers. She enjoys helping fellow indie authors improve their craft and navigate the fast-paced world of self-publishing.

Meghan Jones

COPY EDITOR

Meghan served as an in-house writer and editor for a consulting firm for five years before transitioning into self-employment in 2017. Some of her favorite authors are Jane Austin, Jojo Moyes, Sue Monk Kidd, David Sedaris, and C.S. Lewis. She loves to use her degree in English Literature to help fiction authors refine their prose and tell stories that engage and transport readers.

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Joelle Reeder - Moxie Design Studios

WEB DESIGNER

Joelle specializes in web design, brand identity, and WordPress websites for USA Today & New York Times Bestselling authors and award-winning entrepreneurs. Some of her clients include Cassandra Clare, Maureen Johnson, Alexis Hall, Claire Legrand, Harper Bliss, Leigh Bardugo, and more.  When she's not designing websites, she's baking cookies for her microbakery business or playing with her poodle mix, Moo. 

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