Editing Services for Self-Publishing Fiction Writers


    Developmental Editing




    You Ready
    To Make Your Novel The Best That it Can Be?

    How do you know if you are ready to hire an editor or literary consultant?

    • Your manuscript is finished – or close to it
    • This is not your first draft.
    • You want constructive feedback on your story and characters
    • You have had friends or beta readers read your manuscript and they think it has potential
    • You have self-edited your work
    • You have formatted your manuscript to fit your editor’s guidelines
    • You are comfortable using Track Changes in Word
    • You have an understanding of what an editor can and cannot do for you



    Ready to Get to Work?

    For more information or a customised project quote, please fill out the form below or email me at kelly@kristensenediting.com

    My Name is
    Kelly Kristensen

    Why should you work with me?

    • I love books: this year I’m on target to read 90+ novels and short stories.
    • I am trained to know what makes a story enjoyable and marketable
    • In 2018 I will complete my BA in English, and I have focused my studies on literary theory and creative writing.
    • I am currently taking courses towards the SFU Editing Certificate and will start Ryerson’s Publishing Certificate next year
    • I belong to the Editors’ Association of Canada, the EFA, and The Writer’s Guild of Alberta
    • I have decades of experience writing fiction
    • I dedicate myself to my craft by taking courses, webinars and workshops in writing, editing, and publishing.