Two Birds Editing
Every book starts with a seed.
Whether rose or redwood,
I can help
at all three
levels of editing
(feed 2+ birds with one seed)
27 years of experience,
15 in-house publishing
Creative and collaborative; passionate fiction writer and reader
Enjoy growing together over
helping you become
a better writer
We ensure that your
story has a strong root system, so it can grow hardy and healthy.
Issues of story, character, tension,
and pacing are addressed.
Softening rough edges—smoothing out sentences, removing redundancy—maximizes impact and vitality. Thoughtful pruning promotes
Now it's time to pull the weeds: correcting spelling, grammar, and punctuation. Seeds
left behind germinate new growth.
"Teja has sharpened and improved my writing immeasurably. I trust no one more to root out the errors and keep me focused on the plot."
—Christopher Church, author of Mason Braithwaite paranormal series
“As a novice in need of both developmental and line editing, I was thrilled to find Teja. She is a skilled professional with wisdom and insight. Her immediate enthusiasm in my project uplifted me. Teja is patient and gentle, and she presents corrections and suggestions with warm encouragement and support. She's an amazing editor and a lovely person. I look forward to working with her on future projects!“
—Beverly Holliday, author of Messages from Sam
"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 Unmentionables historical fiction 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
"Teja was able to hear my needs and my voice. Very professional and great at communicating. The finished product was instantly accepted by a publisher and the little book has had rave reviews! I know this is in part due to the impeccable work Teja did."
—Dr. Saida Désilets, author of Desire