I love the art of storytelling.

I strongly believe that we are the tales we tell of ourselves,
our communities, and our world.

Making good stories is more than putting words together in interesting ways.
It’s about solid communication, being open-minded, and seeing ways to deepen an author’s creative vision, while also adding to their creative toolkit.

I am a Hugo Award-winning developmental fiction editor, freelance writer, public speaker, podcast producer, and all-around nerd, bringing over a decade of Big Five traditional publishing expertise to the table. I’m a former editor at the Tor Publishing Group (formerly known as Tom Doherty Associates) for the imprints Tor Books, Tor Teen, Starscape & Tor.com Publishing. Most recently, I was Lead Creative Executive for Co-Productions at the podcast studio Realm. I currently work as Executive Editor at Erewhon Books where I acquire game-changing, genre-bending speculative fiction novels.

I am available for publishing consulting services, speaking engagements, conference presentations / panels, and workshop teaching. With work experience in the areas of editorial, sales & marketing, and social media, I offer a unique view on publishing & entertainment and your book’s place in it!

I have expertise in science fiction & fantasy, horror, young adult, middle-grade stories, comics, and audio drama. My comfort zone in editing is broad: stories for the ear, the eye, or the stage; from literary to commercial, flash fiction to door-stoppers. Please note that I do not edit the following: non-fiction, poetry, screenplays, or picture books.

At the moment, I am not offering editorial services (editorial assessments, developmental editing, sensitivity reading, and query reviews.) I’m open, however, to discussing speaking engagements and workshops, or any other opportunities that may be the right fit. Please use the Contact page for all inquiries.

A selection of notable and award-winning fiction I’ve acquired and edited over the years.