"Jaime helped me edit my book and I couldn't recommend her more highly. In addition to her being a pleasure to work with, prompt, and attentive to detail, I found both her prose and her abstract at a birds' eye view invaluable. Any writer would be lucky to work with her!"
—Alexandra Sacks, M.D., co-author of What No One Tells You
I like to think of myself as a book therapist—sometimes we're solving discrete, practical problems, but sometimes our work is deeper and more holistic, figuring out not just what needs to be done but why, what the heart of a project is and how to express it. But my main tenet is respecting your ownership of your work. All of my advice, suggestion, and ideas are inspired by your writing and our conversations, and you make all of the final decisions about your project.
I work with writers at all stages of the writing process, from brainstorming and development through refining, copyediting, and proofreading. I've worked as an editor, writing teacher, writing consultant, and dramaturg, with professionals, amateurs, and students. My goal is to help you make your work the fullest embodiment of your voice and vision.
I'm flexible and omnivorous, but my specialties include:
nonfiction books: science, memoir, parenting, self-help, essay collections
novels: literary fiction, romance
book proposals and query letters
essays and shorter-form nonfiction
For rates or to discuss your needs, email me: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Some more testimonials:
"I've worked with Jaime Green as a copyeditor and proofreader, and she brings her considerable knowledge of style and syntax, attention to detail and accuracy, and research skills to every project she tackles. Along with timely communication, prompt delivery and deft project management skills, she is a reliable and attentive editor you can depend on to return anything you send her in better shape than when it started."
"Jaime is an insightful, imaginative and compassionate editor. She is particularly skilled at locating that place in a piece of writing that is adequate but that can be so much more. I never felt corrected by her edits — but rather inspired and liberated to produce my best work."