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: City of Cayn (Cayn Trilogy Book 2) by C Jason McDonald, Alan Isom, Stormy McDonald

Let’s welcome my friend Jason McDonald back to West of Mars! If you recall, in September, the first book in this fun trilogy came out, and now Jason’s back to tell us about the second. I totally agreed with his pick for the first book, so let’s see what he’s got for the second, shall we? Jason, what song makes you think of your book? I was so looking forward to this question with this next book. There’s a scene in my head where Jasper, my rotund mage, walks down… Read More »

#SaysTheEditor It’s December First!

If you’re a writer, today, the first of December, means one of a few things: 1. Nothing special 2. Something special that has nothing to do with writing 3. A return to social media of a lot of writers you… Read More »

Says the Editor: Authenticity

You guys know I love Rock Fiction. But lately… I have found myself disillusioned. Disgusted. Annoyed. Frustrated. Because the authors aren’t bothering to do their research. There’s a HUGE difference between a band manager and a tour manager. Massive headlining… Read More »

Featured New Book Spotlight

Let’s welcome my friend Jason McDonald back to West of Mars! If you recall, in September, the first book in this fun trilogy came out, and now Jason’s back to tell us about the second. I totally agreed with his pick for the first book, so let’s see what he’s got for the second, shall we? Jason, what song makes you think of your book? I was so looking forward to this question with this next book. There’s a scene in my head where Jasper, my rotund mage, walks down… Read More »

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