It needs warmth, water, light.

The tiny root pushes down...

As the leaves grow, the roots deepen.
After a while, flower buds develop. 

...and soon the first leaves emerge.

      Let me help you grow it.


"Teja was able to hear my needs and my voice and to work with that.
Very professional and great at communicating. I sent the finished product to a publisher and was instantly accepted and the little book has now had rave reviews! I know this is in part due to the impeccable work Teja did to clean up my manuscript." 
—Dr. Saida Désilets, author of DESIRE

"Through a friendly process, Teja steered me through developmental
edits, enhancing my book’s narrative, character development, and
language. Her reading of the text was thoughtful and thorough. Her copyedits were scrupulous, her communication articulate and always encouraging."David Greene, author of the Unmentionables historical fiction series

"Teja has sharpened my writing and improved the end product immeasurably. I trust no one more to root out the errors and keep me focused on the plot."  —Christopher Church, author of the Mason
Braithwaite paranormal mystery series

“Teja is a rock star copy editor who can also pull back and examine the writing at a higher level.” —Tammy Lynne Stoner, author of SUGAR LAND

Equally skilled
at all three
levels of editing

(feed 2+ birds with one seed)

20+ years of experience, including in-house publishing

Creative and collaborative; passionate fiction writer and reader

Enjoy building working relationships over multiple projects, to help
you become a
better writer

From roses to redwoods,
Teja can help you grow
all your projects.

Softening the rough edges—smoothing out sentences, removing redundancies—ensures the product is as impressive as
it can be. Careful pruning promotes healthy growth
and flowering.


When the plant is full-grown, we make sure it's 
growing correctly, pulling any weeds—
correcting spelling, grammar, and punctuation.


is when we make sure the structure of your story is strong and 
stable, so it can grow hardy and healthy.  Any major issues are identified and addressed.


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