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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Susan Speaks: How About an Eye Update?

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Featured New Book: Her Real Man by Natalina Reis

There’s a Reis Run Road not too far from West of Mars. Think the person that road was named for is any relation to Natalina Reis? I know… who cares? But it’s fun to make those small connections, especially now that we’re welcoming Natalina to the West of Mars family. She’s got a new book out, called Her Real Man, Book 0 in the Rescue Me Collection. How can it be Book 0? Well, think of it as Ground Zero: where it all begins. The book is called Her Real… Read More »

Susan Sets up Shop in Littsburgh!

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Featured New Short Story: Life After Breath by Tori M Eldridge

Let’s welcome Tori M Eldridge to West of Mars! Tori isn’t just another contributor to the anthology that my short story, Undaunted, is in. Nope. She’s the lead named author, which means that she’s got some serious literary clout. Just that reason alone should be enough for you to pick up a copy of the anthology and start reading, but in case it’s not, let’s ask her what song makes her think of her story. “Hurt” by Christina Aguilera: The anguish conveyed through this evocative melody, poignant lyrics, and–of course–Ms…. Read More »

Featured New Book Spotlight

There’s a Reis Run Road not too far from West of Mars. Think the person that road was named for is any relation to Natalina Reis? I know… who cares? But it’s fun to make those small connections, especially now that we’re welcoming Natalina to the West of Mars family. She’s got a new book out, called Her Real Man, Book 0 in the Rescue Me Collection. How can it be Book 0? Well, think of it as Ground Zero: where it all begins. The book is called Her Real… Read More »

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