Coaching & Manuscript Services

"Lenore is a frequent reader and editorial consultant for my work. The essential component of an editorial relationship is that the reader/editor help the writer find the energy in the work that will help move it forward. That is Lenore's particular expertise. When a story is floundering in space, I rely on Lenore to help me find the ground for the work. She is encouraging, rigorous, and insightful. Any writer--regardless of experience-- would benefit from working with Lenore." ~ Lynette D'Amico, author Road Trip (Twelve Winters Press)

"For nearly a decade, I have relied on Lenore's editorial expertise as I develop and revise my fiction. Her keen eye sees past my missteps to identify a particular story's heart, and her intelligent advice has helped my projects reach their potential. Lenore is a gifted teacher, editor, and writer with a warm heart. Plainly put, I never would have completed my story collection without her." ~ Jennifer Wisner Kelly, author Stone Skimmers

"Lenore is a master with language and story and it shows in her editing. She was able to see exactly what my manuscript needed - from the slightest change in wording to the sweeping arc of the novel. I felt that she treated my manuscript with the same care she gives to her own writing. My manuscript is all the better for it." ~    Lisa Van Orman Hadley, author Lost Things

"Lenore solved and saved a story for me. Her close reading, attention to detail, and deep understanding of characterization helped me (finally!) see clearly what that story needed. I will never forget the moment of realization and resonance at her seemingly simple suggestions."    ~ Hadley Moore, graduate Warren Wilson College’s MFA Program for Writers

"Lenore taught a course in creative writing I took at the Ringling College of Art and Design in spring 2016. I liked her pragmatic and honest approach towards the process of writing. She gave numerous very effective tips on how to stay focused, how to keep the reader engaged in making scenes, and how to create an interesting yet real main character who was able to lead through the story. After the course I asked her if she could help me with my third book (I have published two other books in Germany), and she said yes. Since then we work together - to my absolute satisfaction!" ~ Kat Schuetz, author Child of Light: A Novel

"Lenore deeply understands the emotional and psychological needs of a story, as well as those of its technical structure; a writer looking for help with either should look no further than her. You'll also benefit hugely from her unique combination of wisdom, professionalism, and kindness." ~ Mary Medlin, graduate Warren Wilson College's MFA Program for Writers & Pushcart Prize nominee.

Editing & Proofreading Services

"Lenore is a pleasure to work with! She provided valuable input in the writing and editing process. Her working style is efficient, communicative, and flexible. She also took the time to ask questions so that she could better meet our needs. I would recommend her services for a variety of writing projects. " ~ Caitlin Sulley, director, Sexual Assault Research Portfolio at Institute on Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault

"Lenore is an exceptional editor. I have worked with her for a number of years on a variety of projects and she has offered the ideal approach for each one. She is precise and knowledgeable. My writings emerge more lucid and more powerful under her pen. She has been able to meet short (and sometimes unexpected) deadlines. She takes time to consider the purpose and context of each project. I won't finalize an important piece of work unless Lenore has reviewed it as editor." ~ Shannon O’Connell, master trainer, facilitator, and program development consultant

"Lenore has done proofing work for me at ArtsEmerson for two years now, and her work has always been excellent, timely, and accurate. She is a pleasure to work with and I have the utmost confidence that our programs will be free from errors as long as Lenore is our proofer. Highly recommended! " ~ Ryan Walsh, marketing and communications manager, ArtsEmerson