Editing & Writing Services in Old Town Monterey
Old Town Editing is located on the Central Coast of California in Monterey’s historic district. Check out our services here.
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As a freelance editor and copyeditor, I found this essay to be a breath of fresh air. So much of what editors, copyeditors, and proofreaders do is taken for granted. I’m not referring to a lack of “recognition”; I often receive notes of appreciation from writers. I’m thinking more about the role of the editor…
“As publisher of three books for which she provided editing services, I highly recommend Jean Vengua. She thoughtfully clarified Beatriz Tabios’ prose to create the memoir, DAWAC and Other Memoir-Narratives. As editor (with Mark Young), she crafted two poetry anthologies of hay(na)ku poetry into intelligent, interesting collections. The books were elevated by Jean’s contributions, and I was pleased to publish them through Meritage Press (San Francisco & Saint Helena).” —Eileen R. Tabios, award-winning author, poet, critic, and publisher.