Heather Hewer is a tremendously skilled copy editor and proofreader, who provides an invaluable service. Her suggestions are thoughtful, her corrections efficient, and her efforts accommodating. She’s a true professional that has added immense value to my writing. I cannot recommend Heather highly enough! I look forward to working with her again.
– Robyn K
Seriously, just wow
– Terry F
Heather Hewer convinced me to edit it myself and it really helped me be a better writer, I’m convinced of that.
– Andrew C
Andrew approached me with a request to proofread his novel, slated for self-publishing. I reviewed his sample chapter but quickly determined that the scope of the project went beyond a simple, objective proofread or copyedit.
I felt three things:
- Spelling, punctuation and grammar weren’t the problem
- Overall it needed a substantive, subjective edit
- Best accomplished by the writer himself
Instead of fiendishly upping my prices per word, I wrote a long, gentle email filled with feedback, suggestions and encouragement. I attached the sample chapter with my tracked changes to give him a starting point.
A risk? Definitely. I’m a writer too – I know how tough it is out there. This felt a bit like picking up a piece of lit dynamite. I’m glad he’s happy, and I couldn’t be more thrilled with his praise.