OFFICIAL WEBSITE OF HEATHER LEIGH 
EDITING

 

Editor specializing in Romance and YA Novels

All book genres welcome

          Non-editing services now available  

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ABOUT ME

I have a passion for books and reading. My favorite books are stories that make me feel and see things from a different perspective. The characters, plot, setting, and pacing all intertwine to take a reader on a journey as far away as  another world or just to someone else's living room.

When I read, I see the book unfold like a movie in my mind, so I have a knack for picking out discrepancies in details, including character descriptions and setting. Tracking timelines, story arcs, character development, and resolution to the conflict in the story are my specialties. Since I'm a voracious reader, I joined multiple romance advance reader groups. When I found errors, I would debate contacting the author, but I did. And that is how my career as an editor was born. I want to make sure authors publish their very best work. Plot holes, conflicting details, misspelling, and character inconsistency can hold a good book back from being an incredible best-seller.

Fun Fact: At 12 years old, I won first prize at my local library's summer reading program; I read 112 books that summer.  

 

CHOOSE THE EDITING SERVICE THAT IS RIGHT FOR YOU

I offer a free sample edit of one chapter at a maximum of 2000 words. More information and pricing is listed on the Services and Prices page

CONTENT EDITING

For manuscripts that need help with the big picture story elements. We will work collaboratively to bring your novel to life. A comprehensive multi-page summary will be provided with suggestions and potential fixes.

COPY EDITING

For manuscripts that need revisions on only the smaller elements since the major story elements are fully intact. A one-page summary will be provided with comments and suggestions, but the bulk of editing will be in the manuscripts.

PROOFREADING

For manuscripts that are ready to publish but need a final read through to make sure there are no mechanical errors in the writing. This service is for seasoned authors or part of a bundled service provided by me.

BOOK ANALYSIS

For authors who want an ananlysis pre-editing for development of noveldit me. It's easy.

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