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

Author Promo Opp with Louise Wise

A fun graphic to start us off! Because let’s face it: there’s nothing fun about trying to promote your book. With my upcoming anthology release (more on that later), I’m in the same boat: you’ve got to reach people, tell… Read More »

Featured New Book: Blood Bond by Susan Leigh Noble

Let’s welcome back Susan Leigh Noble to West of Mars! If you’re paying attention around here, you’ll notice that Susan also features authors on her blog, so it’s nice to be able to pay the kindness back. Or forward. Or whatever. The end result is that she’s here today to tell us about her new book, Blood Bond. Ready? Susan, what song makes you think of your book? I would like to thank Susan for allowing me to spotlight my new release Blood Bond. I found picking a song that… Read More »

Call for Submissions: Delmarva Review

The Lucky Charms anthology was filled by a call for submissions from the members of the Pittsburgh Chapter of Sisters in Crime. Honestly, I don’t go looking for places that are seeking submissions. They are easy enough to find via… Read More »

Says the Editor: Tom Swiftly

I love that you guys are reading my posts and interacting with me and with them. This one, about dialogue tags, in particular has raised a number of questions and responses. We’ve already talked about asks versus said. But, another… Read More »

Featured New Book Spotlight

Let’s welcome back Susan Leigh Noble to West of Mars! If you’re paying attention around here, you’ll notice that Susan also features authors on her blog, so it’s nice to be able to pay the kindness back. Or forward. Or whatever. The end result is that she’s here today to tell us about her new book, Blood Bond. Ready? Susan, what song makes you think of your book? I would like to thank Susan for allowing me to spotlight my new release Blood Bond. I found picking a song that… Read More »

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