What Recent Clients Say

Jill’s professional skills as a copyeditor are excellent. I am approaching the publication of my latest murder mystery novel with renewed confidence that the edited manuscript is as good as it can be. Clear communications. Prompt turnaround service. Great value. J Terry, Sudden Death at Bogey Bay (2023)

I was impressed with Jill’s professionalism and communication. She completed the copyedit early and the work was perfect. Jill gave me options for changes. I would hire Jill for my next project and give her a 5 star reference. DJ Cashbar, Back Focus (Forthcoming 2023)

Jill produced the agreed result on time and on budget. She went beyond the strict limits of the brief to make some suggestions that would improve the layout of the text and made no secret of the fact that she had enjoyed reading the book. What more could I possibly ask of a proofreader? I have every expectation that I shall be working with Jill again. Michael Forester, Forest Pathways (2023)

Jill did a great job on our book. Besides numerous errors that we overlooked (despite three separate reviews of our own), she offered several good suggestions for improving our manuscript. She also provided explanations of her recommended changes.

Jill was prompt in her communications, and completed her work right on time. We would certainly recommend Jill as an editor, and we plan to use her on our next book. Herb and LindaSue Hemenway, The Stonehenge Murders (2023)

I had a fantastic experience hiring Jill to copyedit my novelette. She used the suggested CIEP rates, so I knew I wasn’t being overcharged, and her edits were spot on. In addition, Jill provided a style sheet as well as two versions of my manuscript one with all tracking and comments, and one with all tracking accepted that still had comments. And best of all, Jill came in a week ahead of schedule, which made a huge difference in getting the novelette into the anthology it was intended for. I won’t hesitate to use Jill in the future, and I wholeheartedly recommend her. Stuart Wakefield, Out in the Cold, (2023)

Jill did an excellent job. Not only did she do the requested proofreading, but​ she also gave me some helpful copyediting tips and checked and smoothed out the local language in places. And all that within two weeks. I’m very satisfied and happy with the result. My book has already been published. Stephanie Ahlen, Windward Side (2022)

I’ve published before, but this is my first time using a copyeditor. I’m hooked! My manuscript is a thousand times better thanks to Jill. I appreciate her help and patience with a newbie. I would love to work with her again. Beth Savoie, Death Illuminated, (2022)

I am completely delighted with Jill’s work; she was communicative, responsive, and her talent was much appreciated. I am very happy with her clear, concise, and annotated edits, which complimented the work of the individual authors for a clean, polished, professional book. Ashley Santana ed., Published: A Craft Guide, [Kelp Books] (2022)

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I can’t stop singing Jill’s praises. Working with her is such a pleasure. She is amazing! Besides being the ultimate professional where it comes to quality and thoroughness, her genuine interest and valuable input make me believe I can write more and better stories. Leonora Ross, The Suncatcher, (2022)

So lucky to have such an excellent copy-editor @jf_editorial for Radical Woman – professional, punctilious and speedy! Maggie Humm, Radical Woman Gwen John & Rodin, [Edward Everett Root] (2023)

Very positive working with Jill. She quickly responded to all questions and did an excellent job. Steven Schatz, Seashell Virgin: Nacho Mama’s Patio Cafe Novels, Book 3 (2021)

Jill is punctual and polite. Her copyedit helped transform my novel into a better version of itself. She answers messages quickly and her feedback is truly helpful. C.L. Holzapfel, Place of Fright: A Race to the Maya Underworld (2022)

Jill has been an absolute pleasure to work with. She was highly professional, made great suggestions, was very respectful and never made me feel as if I didn’t know what I was doing. I value her input tremendously. She is a wonderful editor. Thank you so much, Jill. You are a star! Leonora Ross, Tess Has a Broken Heart, and Other Comedies Full of Errors (2021)

Jill was very good to work with. Everything was on time and she communicated well. Gina Cheyne, The Mystery of the Lost Husbands (SeeMS Detective Agency) (2021)

Jill is a phenomenal editor, very thorough, precise and thoughtful in her approach. She genuinely cared about my story and how best to tell it in a way that’s most easily digestible and engaging for the reader. Jill also responded quickly to every inquiry and cared about doing the best job possible. I highly recommend her, she went above and beyond my expectations! Aiden Yang, The Spineless Porcupine: Why Our Differences Are Superpowers (2020)

Thank you so much for the great job you have done it! It is fantastic – meticulous, thorough and comprehensive. I am very grateful. Joy Damousi, The Humanitarians: Child War Refugees and Australian Humanitarianism in a Transnational World, 1919–1975 (Studies in the Social and Cultural History of Modern Warfare), [Cambridge University Press] (2022)

It always amazes me how many things can be changed from the way I talk, but although simple changes they do make all the difference, thank you. Veronica Ewen, Daisy (2018)

I appreciated your responsiveness and the quick feedback you provided.  I thought your work was very professional and thorough and that gave me a lot of confidence. I would be very happy to work with you again on another project. It was a real pleasure to work with you. Many thanks for doing such a thorough job. Peter Howard, The Miraculous Music of Clara Martinelli (2020)

Jill was great. She did an excellent editing job and was very supportive throughout. Don Siegel, Gaspar’s Guitar, (2020)

I was really pleased to come across Jill French … thank goodness and she was brilliant, fantastic. Jumped on the project immediately, was very swift in her communication, set out my timelines, made sure I knew exactly what I could expect from her. No task was too small; no task was too big. We managed to hit the deadlines. And yeah, I have nothing but positive things to say. Wouldn’t hesitate to recommend her. Fiona Green, Winning with Data in the Business of Sports: CRM and Analytics 2nd Edition, [Routledge] (2021)

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