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Harrietta Lee series
Amanda is the best editor I could have asked for. I contacted her because she seemed to have a good grasp of my genre, and she immediately proved that she understood my voice as well. She really takes the time to understand the book you’re trying to write–and isn’t that what every writer craves from an editor? She was also willing to work with me regarding payment schedules, something I really needed as a busy student. I have never regretted taking her advice, and I absolutely intend to work with her again on my next book.
Pillars of Creation series
After dealing with two different editors who didn’t hold up their end of the contract I had with them, I was at a loss and despairing over how I was going to get my book finished. Luckily I found Bear Essentials, and I can now finally finish my first novel with plans to have Amanda also help me finish my follow-up novel. Communication has been fast, thorough, and reliable. The price is perfect for someone like me who is disabled and on a limited income, and Amanda has a wonderful and in-depth understanding of my voice and my material. If you want your novel to be its best, I cannot recommend Amanda enough.
Amanda is an absolutely incredible editor! She really took the time to understand what my project needed, made all necessary edits, and added in some really awesome content that matched the voice of my book. She also provided notes in certain areas that I found to be really helpful. Not only was she able to meet the deadline, but she beat it and delivered early. Amanda went above and beyond to deliver edits that exceeded my expectations. I plan to work with her in the future for all of my editing needs. I'm beyond ecstatic about the final draft of my book and cannot wait to launch it. Thank you so much, Amanda! You're the best!
Fiction Line & Copyediting
Amanda was phenomenal with my project. It was a big project but she took her time and really brought it to light. She was amazingly flexible and adaptive with my timeline and she delivered excellent quality. It's hard to find editors like her. I look forward to working with her regarding all of my books. She has a keen eye for mistakes and delivers the outcome not only beautifully, but well. She exceeded all of my expectations. Thanks, Amanda!
Historical Fiction Line & Copyediting
Amanda did a fantastic job with this one! She was able to clean up the document and take it to what I originally planned before I got side-tracked and had to ask for help. She is very good with communication and deadlines. I will be hiring Amanda for her editorial/proofreading services for the other books in this series. Thanks for a great job, Amanda.