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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Featured New Book Spotlight: Bringer of Chaos: Forged in Fire by Kayelle Allen

Let’s welcome Kayelle Allen to West of Mars today! Kayelle’s new book, Bringer of Chaos: Forged in Fire (Marooned on a Barren World) is only available for pre-order right now (release date: December 29, which is a date near and dear to my heart), but what’s stopping you? Preorders are awesome because you can preorder and then when the book shows up on your Kindle, it’s like a belated Christmas present, right when the post-Christmas-present blues hit. How can you resist? Before you go order (and the link’s at the… Read More »

Says the Editor: Verb? Adjective?

Is it a verb? Is it an adjective? No! This is a picture! Seriously, though… I had an interesting experience I wanted to pass along, because it’s about worldview, and it’s about word choice, and it’s about how every person… Read More »

#SaystheEditor Don’t Pick Favorites

Favorites. We’ve all got ’em. And by and large, favorites are an okay thing to have — on a personal level. But on a professional level? Not so much, I’d say. At least, not that I’d admit to publicly. But… Read More »

#SaysTheEditor Worldview

Milo cat inspired today’s post about worldview, so here he is again. I have two cats: Milo and Lucy. They’re shelter cats, classic tabbies (as you can tell from the picture above) and… nothing really special. They do cat things:… Read More »

Featured New Book Spotlight

Let’s welcome Kayelle Allen to West of Mars today! Kayelle’s new book, Bringer of Chaos: Forged in Fire (Marooned on a Barren World) is only available for pre-order right now (release date: December 29, which is a date near and dear to my heart), but what’s stopping you? Preorders are awesome because you can preorder and then when the book shows up on your Kindle, it’s like a belated Christmas present, right when the post-Christmas-present blues hit. How can you resist? Before you go order (and the link’s at the… Read More »

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