Editing Services for Authors of Fiction

Welcome to West of Mars, LLC, providing editing services to authors of fiction.

From content edits to line edits to copy edits, to consulting with authors who are working on Rock Fiction (or rock star romances, as the current term is) and even to consulting with authors whose characters rely on their bows and arrows, Susan's here to help you make the best book possible.

Best of all, if you want, Susan will accompany you -- virtually; have no fear -- on your journey, helping you pick a book formatter and offering a variety of contacts to book cover designers. She'll be here to cheer your sales and be a sounding board when the marketing gets tough. It always gets tough.

Want to keep your distance? That's fine, too! This is your fiction, your career. I'm just here to help your words shine.

 

 

 

Are you ready to produce the best book possible?

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Editing

Let Susan 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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Let’s welcome Stevie Turner to West of Mars! I’ve known Stevie for a long time now, via Triberr, and so I’m very excited to finally host a spotlight for one of her books. This one is called Cruising Danger, and that title alone is awesome, is it not? And before you ask, this is an older title, but that’s fine! It’s new to me, so that’s what counts. Stevie Turner, what song makes you think of your book, Cruising Danger? Sailing, by Rod Stewart. My book is ‘Cruising Danger’, a… Read More »

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