Yesterday was Day 1 of WorldCon, and I’ve been roaming around as my writer friends’ freelance editor buddy. The day was fairly uneventful, but there were two major highlights for me: chatting with Moshe Feder from Tor and hearing from Jacob Weisman of Tachyon Publications. Some of what we talked about is particularly relevant to […]
Kristy G. Stewart graduated from Brigham Young University with a BA in English and a minor in editing; she went on to receive her MA in English from BYU while emphasizing folklore and media studies. Even before going to college she was passionate about editing and enjoyed helping writers achieve their goals. She has worked on staff at several journals and magazines that cover everything from science fiction and fantasy to multidisciplinary research—she’s held developmental editor, managing editor, and senior editor positions. She has also taught an introduction to print publishing course at BYU. She enjoys learning new things from clients, hiking, swimming, and rugby. When not editing, she manages two small children, a flock of chickens, a garden full of weeds, and a rambunctious Canaan dog.
I’m a touch late in announcing this here, since WorldCon has already started and I’ve already handed out cards to direct folks to the site, but if I meet you at WorldCon and I give you my card, I’ll give you a 10% discount off the final invoice for the first project you bring to […]
This year the folks at World Fantasy awarded Peter S. Beagle a Lifetime Achievement Award, and I can hardly applaud their choice enough. Beagle’s The Last Unicorn is one of the only books I can consistently say is in my all-time top five favorite books (my opinions toward other books fluctuate so often that […]
“Thank you very much. This [manuscript evaluation] is exactly what I need. You’ll likely hear from me again when it’s time for me to rework my query letter. Your help is invaluable. […] My novel has improved by leaps and bounds thanks to you.”
“Kristy is a joy and a pleasure to work with. She works quickly and efficiently with steep deadlines, and has an eye for detail that has helped me tremendously. She’s very dedicated to her work and treated my manuscript professionally, offering great critique and overall edits. I highly recommend her.”