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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Let’s welcome Bree M Lewandowski to West of Mars! Her newest book is called Chevalier, and isn’t that cover intriguing? I really dig it. Let’s get right to it: What song makes you think of your book, Bree? How will Fate dictate this adventure between lovers? Nightcore’s version of Legendary Lovers. Hmm. That doesn’t tell us a lot about the book, does it? Are you intrigued? I am. I’d like to know more. So here we are: Linah Morane, a well-known woman of Meridionalis has been scorned and taunted her… Read More »

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