A full-scope edit for less than others charge for proofreading alone, from Stephen King's first editor and editor of over 2,000 book-length manuscripts with a 99.5% client satisfaction rate!
Who I Am & Why You Should Choose Me
Hello, I'm Michael Garrett, an internationally respected editor and author. I'll give you some background information so you can get to know me, but if you'd like to learn more just check out my about page.
As An Editor
I served as Stephen King's first editor and as an Editorial Associate of the Writer's Digest School, and was fortunate enough to edit the works of such greats as Joyce Carol Oates, Harlan Ellison, Lawrence Block, and many others. I also served as co-editor of the internationally award-winning thirteen volume Hot Blood anthology series
As An Author
I've been widely published since 1979, in periodicals ranging from Twilight Zone magazine to my novel, Keeper. I've been published in England, Germany, Japan, Italy, the Netherlands, France, Poland, Czechoslovakia, Spain, Finland, and Russia, as well as in audio and eBook formats. My works have been optioned for film and television.
I'm one of few editors recommended by the highly reputable Preditors & Editors website. I have verifiable commercial editing experience with Pocket Books and Kensington Publishing and am listed in The Literary Marketplace, the publishing industry's official directory of proven commercial professionals.
My qualifications are among the best you'll find:
- My rates are among the lowest offered by A-list editors with comparable experience.
- I offer a thorough proofreading and line edit for what comparable editors charge for proofreading alone.
- I provide honest, reliable feedback, explaining complicated issues that eliminates the need for research.
- I'm also a published author, with works available in international editions, audio, and eBook formats.
Selecting the right book editor can be difficult and confusing. My FAQ page offers honest, reliable advice on finding the right editor, whether you eventually choose me or not. Carefully read the information provided and you'll be far better equipped to make an intelligent decision when you select an editor.