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Old 02-01-2019, 11:35 PM   #1
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Old 02-02-2019, 01:05 AM   #2
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[edit I'm overwhelmed with editing work, so I'm hitting pause for the rest of the month. If you've sent me a story already, I'll edit it, and I'll accept new submissions from authors I've already helped in the past too. Everybody else check back in March]
I'm interested in helping writers with individual pieces, but I am also keen to mentor developing authors.

Here is my usual blurb:

I offer friendly but honest appraisal, tips on all aspects of storytelling, and line-level grammar/punctuation editing. If you are serious about improving your story and your writing craft, I am the editor for you. I don't work with careless or lazy writers, so do your best to eliminate basic errors before submitting.

Credentials: writer, teacher, published academic, ex-journalist, two years as a university-employed writing tutor, eight years ESL teaching, four years as a professional academic book editor.

Any subject matter/orientation is fine; I'll be looking at the story, not judging your tastes. I write stories with female and male POV, all orientations, and sex acts ranging from vanilla to fetish to whatever.

My current turnaround is 17 days. I prefer .doc or .docx and track changes.
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Old 02-03-2019, 06:04 AM   #3
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Have some time on my hands so open to doing a little beta reading / editing. Take a look at some of my works to see my style of writing.

https://www.literotica.com/stories/m...ge=submissions

I am enthusiastic rather than professional (do not write for a living) but do think I can help on grammar, continuity and plotline feedback.

Not bothered about genre, but don't really go for MM gay sex. Prefer stories to be sent as text in email and I will reply with a word document (review comments turned on). When asking please provide the usual:

- Genre and quick synopsis of storyline
- Number of words (ideally up to 10K to get a quicker turnaround)
- Any deadline you are working to
- Your native language (helps to know what to expect in terms of English)
- What you are wanting to get back (gives an indication of where to focus, for example are you open to suggestions on storyline as well as grammar?)

Send me a private message if you want to discuss further.
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Old 02-04-2019, 11:27 AM   #4
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I won't touch copy with the following: rape, drugs, non-con, BDSM, scat or piss, not keen on gay male but otherwise most else goes.

MS word is my preferred format but will use Open Office/Libre Office.

PM me your requirements with detail of category and word count and I will see what I can do.

I usually reply to PM's within 24 hours (allowing for time zone differences)

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Old 02-12-2019, 11:30 PM   #5
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I am a new editor and am available to edit for the rest of February 2019. There will be a limit to how many authors I can help, but feel free to ask!

I will not edit stories concerning Incest, not even tangentially. ABDL themes are also not my thing.

I published my first story this week (after reading and enjoying so many). It has been ABSOLUTELY TRASHED either by Anonymous users or new users, who have not written a single thing. I don't think Anonymous users should be allowed to vote on stories OR their votes should be weighted and be given only 1/10th value!

Besides basic grammar and plot consistency checking, I am happy to offer plot advice. Please be clear about which fetish elements are important to YOU. They matter, not my personal interests or preferences, which I may or may not share with you.

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