Nonfiction Editing

for creative nonfiction writers

You’re the expert in your field, and now it’s time to write it up. I’m glad to help, whether it’s coaching a book into being, developing your text into its best form, or simply line and copy edits of a text you already have. Tell the world what you passionately want it to know.

Email me for a free consultation.

“Thank you, thank you, thank you for your excellent editing and astute suggestions. You are a genius. I have rethought and rewritten and revamped.”
Luan Marks
nonfiction writer, book in progress

“Mary’s encouragement and recommendations made my first attempt at writing a nonfiction book possible. Her editing helped immensely with structuring chapters and the book in general. Really couldn’t have done it without her.”
Wanda Swenson
The How of “Ow”: A Whole Body Approach To Pains, Strains, and Aging Well (forthcoming 2019)

“Mary’s skills have enabled me to enter the world of being an author. Her comfortable, nonabrasive style makes working with her a pleasure.”
Bruce Willey, fiction and non-fiction writer
Shadows of a Hidden Faith (in progress)

“Mary DeDanan knows the craft of writing and she is professional. My book is cleaner and finer after Mary’s copy editing.”
Therese Ayla Kravetz
Why Zarmina Sings: 18 Steps to Live and Learn beyond Anxiety