Editing Services for Authors of Fiction

Welcome to West of Mars, LLC, an author services company.

What the heck does that mean? Well, it means we aim to provide the sort of support and services today’s authors need. From editing to brainstorming to helping format your book and choose a cover, we are here to be your one-stop support system.

Are you ready to produce the best book possible?

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Editing

Let Susan (and, when necessary, her crew of carefully selected subcontractors) help you produce the best book possible. From deep content editing to a light proofread, West of Mars will take care of you.

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Susan's Writing

Although primarily an editor these days, Susan still puts her BA and MFA in Creative Writing to its original purpose. Come explore her fictional worlds and words.

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Author Promotions

Promote your book at West of Mars, with two fun features designed to be quick and easy. First-come, first served, so get yours in today!

 

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Latest on the Blog

Featured New Book Spotlight: Love Me, Kiss Me, Kill Me by Lyndi Alexander

Let’s welcome Lyndi Alexander to West of Mars! Lyndi and I have known each other for years now and I think she’s pretty darn cool. I bet you will, too — and that you’re going to love her song! Her book is called Love Me, Kiss Me, Kill Me, and it’s been around awhile. We’re good with that because it’s new to me! It’s got to be new to some of you guys, too. So what’s the song that makes you think of your book, Lyndi? Anything from Phantom of… Read More »

Call for Submissions: Women on Writing

I’m totally going to have to have a graphic made for these calls for submissions. Wouldn’t you agree? Anyway, this is the cover for an anthology that I submitted to — and made the cut. Seems fitting to include it… Read More »

#SaysTheEditor My Typos are Better Than Your Typos

It’s finally happened. And so, it’s time to change the mindset of many many authors, readers, and publishing professionals. For years and years — and remember, I put the first Demo Tapes anthology for sale in 2008, and this attitude… Read More »

Featured New Book: Wild World by Peter S Rush

Let’s welcome debut novelist Peter S Rush to West of Mars! Peter’s a cool dude I’ve had the pleasure of getting to know, and this book is timely, timely, timely even though it’s set way back in history, maybe almost before my time. Peter, what song makes you think of your book? Wild World by Cat Stevens. The book is set in the early 70’s and the music is integral to the era. Not only does it fit the book title, but this song is PERFECT for this book. Sit… Read More »

Featured New Book Spotlight

Let’s welcome Lyndi Alexander to West of Mars! Lyndi and I have known each other for years now and I think she’s pretty darn cool. I bet you will, too — and that you’re going to love her song! Her book is called Love Me, Kiss Me, Kill Me, and it’s been around awhile. We’re good with that because it’s new to me! It’s got to be new to some of you guys, too. So what’s the song that makes you think of your book, Lyndi? Anything from Phantom of… Read More »

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