What Others Are Saying
Read the experiences of creatives I've worked with.
When seeking a Developmental Editor, I wanted to find someone who would take care of my characters the way I would. Someone I could count on for constructive ways to make my story better. And my assessment of Kayleigh was right on the mark. She was that person and so much more. Kayleigh was both professional and personable through every step of the editing process. She made me feel comfortable handing my manuscript over to her. Based on her feedback, Kayleigh connected with my characters exactly how I'd hoped a reader would. And the feedback she gave me was exactly what I needed to make my story fully-rounded. I can't thank her enough for what she's been able to help me create.
Young Adult Romance, Developmental Editing
Kerry Lussier, author of Just for Kicks (querying)
I’ve worked with editors before who helped revise my work and sent me on my way. It felt more like a transaction than actual guidance. Kayleigh is so much more than that. I was interested in her 1:1 because I am new to the industry and I NEEDED guidance. She helped me see outside of my writing, made herself available with all of my follow-up questions, pushed me to put myself out there during a Pitch Party (also reviewed and helped polish my pitches) and gave me excellent resources to understand the publishing industry on a higher level. Kayleigh’s expertise and professionalism is invaluable. I am so grateful to have met her and I hope/plan to work with her more as I continue my career as a writer.
Picture Books, One-on-One Workshopping
Danielle Griffith, picture book author (querying)
Your ability to read between the lines and pull things into the forefront of all plot points was outstanding. The editorial report provided was thorough, detailed and went above and beyond. It helped strengthen my world building and characterisation to no end.
Your work and precision had made me a stronger writer and I would recommend your skill set to any and all. Thank you, Kayleigh, for being part of my writing journey.
Young Adult Fantasy, Developmental Editing
Shelly Mack, author of Landis (coming out Fall 2023)
Thank you for your time today. This is a valuable service you provide to indie [authors] looking to get started on the right foot.
Self-Marketing Strategy Session
Adam P., author and artist
You provide so much value. Your comments and suggestions are spot on.
Picture Books, One-on-One Workshopping and Editing
Sally Simon, children's book publisher
Just wow. Your developmental edits are out of this world. Specific. Detailed. To the point. Yet still felt encouraging. Very directive.
Multiple Manuscripts, Developmental Editing
Jen Lowry, Boutique Publisher
Kayleigh is a skilled editor and has performed some good editing for me in the development of my first book. She was reliable, gave good advice, and provided quality work. I highly recommend her.
Non-Fiction, Developmental Editing
Rob Lutts, author of Winding the Stem