Love Books?

Same here. But most of all, I love inspirational stories.

I edit and coach authors of inspirational nonfiction, memoirs, and fiction.

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My primary work is in structuring and guiding revisions. Since 2000, I’ve worked to help authors, agents, and editors develop their vision statements and present to publishers books that motivate change through the power of inspirational story.

If you’re looking for an editor or coach and wonder if I might be a useful dude, fill out the contact form and ask for my “reasonable rates” (the “unreasonable rates” are for suckers who don’t read instructions). Typical edits take about 4 weeks and start with an assessment and discussion of your first 30 pages.

Contact, 3, 2, 1! Let’s make contact! 

(Or think about it while you watch this entertaining clip from my childhood.)

“Mick’s editing is a gift.”

~ Ann Voskamp, author of NYT bestseller, The Broken Way

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SoozMeissner“Mick is a caring editor with the expertise, insights, and ingenuity a writer needs on her side.”  ~ Susan Meissner, author of ECPA Book of the Year, The Shape of Mercy and Secrets of a Charmed Life

 

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EmilyWierengaAtlasGirl“You don’t meet many people like Mick. His ear for poetry and his love of beauty will guarantee your story is polished and refined. I cannot recommend him highly enough.” ~ Emily T. Wierenga, author of Atlas Girl and Chasing Silhouettes

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“We put Mick to the ultimate test: corralling a husband and wife! He helped retain our individual styles while creating flow between them. Mick is the best!” 

~ Milan and Kay Yerkovich, authors of How We Love and How We Love Our Kids

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“Working with Mick was a true delight. His professional approach, insightful comments and suggestions made his expertise apparent from the first page. Mick made the entire process fun and enlightening. I highly recommend him.”

~ Catherine West, award-winning author of The Things We Knew and Yesterday’s Tomorrow

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PattonDodd“Mick has serious skills. Storytellers could not find a more dedicated, caring mentor.” 

~ Dr. Patton Dodd, editor at Patheos and author of My Faith So Far

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JohnBlase“Mick’s dedication to the craft is not a slight thing. A rare thing? Yes, but not a slight thing. I recommend him without reservation.” 

~John Blase, poet, editor and author of Touching Wonder and Know When to Hold ‘Em

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If you’re someone who likes to know the full story

click here to find out why I do what I do…

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