Developmental Editing Portfolio

Developmental Editing Portfolio

  • Just Robbed a Bank by TIM SCOTT (2020–2021) [Memoir]
  • Untitled Sci-Fi Novel by NATHAN HOFFMAN (2021) [Sci-Fi]

Professional Development

It’s important that you know your developmental editor knows what they’re talking about.

I am a committed study of professional development books dedicated to the craft of writing and narrative. Below, I list the books I’ve read toward this aim.

  • Build Better Characters: The Psychology of Backstory by Eileen Cook
  • Craft in the Real World: Rethinking Fiction Writing and Workshopping by Matthew Salesses
  • Creating Character Arcs: The Masterful Author’s Guide to Uniting Story Structure, Plot, and Character Development by K.M. Weiland
  • Damn Fine Story: Mastering the Tools of a Powerful Narrative by Chuck Wendig
  • How to Write Dazzling Dialogue by James Scott Bell
  • Mastering Plot Twists: How to Use Suspense, Targeted Storytelling Strategies, and Structure to Captivate Your Readers by Jane K. Cleland
  • On Writing and Worldbuilding, Volume I by Timothy Hickson
  • On Writing and Worldbuilding, Volume II by Timothy Hickson
  • On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft by Stephen King
  • Revising Your Novel: From Draft to Finished Draft by Janice Hardy
  • Save the Cat! Writes a Novel by Jessica Brody
  • Self-Editing for Fiction Writers by Renni Brown
  • Steering the Craft by Ursula K. Le Guin
  • Understanding Show, Don’t Tell by Janice Hardy
  • Wired for Story: The Writer’s Guide to Using Brain Science to Hook Readers by Lisa Cron
  • Wonderbook: The Illustrated Guide to Creating Imaginative Fiction by Jeff VanderMeer