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1026 Alexandria Way

Bel Air, Maryland 21014

laurel.r.abell@gmail.com

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ABOUT

ME

Passionate About Inspiring Others

One way I enjoy encouraging other writers is by offering professional editing services. If you have a picture book, chapter book, or middle grade novel that you want other eyes on, I'd be happy to be those eyes.

Basic editing services include a thorough, close reading of a manuscript with notes made in margins. More extensive services include line edits, character and plot arc notes, and a detailed letter indicating what works and what needs adjustment.

Qualifications
Opportunities
  • I teach English as an adjunct Professor at Stevenson University.

  • I have a Master of Fine Arts (MFA) in Writing from Vermont College of Fine Arts.

  • I graduated summa cum laude from Towson University with a degree in English/writing.

  • Middle grade novel:

    • Basic line edits: $300-$500, depending on length​

    • In-depth analysis w/letter: $1,000

  • Picture Book Manuscript Editing:

    • Basic line edits: $150​

    • In depth analysis w/letter: $500