Editorial Services

Meredy Amyx



Seasoned editor of a broad range of document types, from one page to thousands, from fiction to educational materials, from memoir to technical documentation.

Available to take on selected projects that will benefit from the skills I have to offer:
An understanding of the elements of plot, character, setting, theme, and style in fiction
An understanding of organization, structure, and delivery of information in a nonfiction document
Expert command of English grammar and mechanics
Knowledge of publishing conventions
Respect for the author's voice and style
Experience in working with authors of all kinds: prose artists, academicians, amateurs, memoirists, technical writers, ESL authors, curriculum developers, humble beginners, prickly experts, and fellow editors
Practiced ability to work to deadlines, prioritize changes, and cut corners when required
Love and enthusiasm for the work I do

Inquiries: editor (at) meredyamyx.com

Resume   General editorial resume (PDF)

Recommendations   Testimonials from clients and colleagues
Sample Edits   Technical edits done by hand and in Acrobat Pro using PDF markup
Grammar School   A column for the East Bay STC chapter newsletter

Top Ten Things You Don't Want Your Editor to Do to Your Manuscript


Everybody needs an editor.
Including the editor.

— M.A.