Online Editing

Essays, Short Stories, Fiction, Memoir, and Nonfiction Books

I edit content and structure to:

  1.   to create a page turner

  2.   to keep the story moving forward

  3.   to help the author find a compelling story behind the story


Barbara Flores has taught creative writing for fifteen years including creative writing classes at U.C. Berkeley Extension and St Mary’s College in California. She is an award winning author and playwright with three nonfiction titles, two plays, and many published magazine features. She has an MFA in Writing and Literature from Bennington College. Presently she teaches at Palm Beach Atlantic University.

Editing fee: $40./hr. (approx.7-10 pages per hour. Editing is for content. Not a proof reading service.)

“I was so elated when the essay I wrote in Barbara’s class [and edited by her] was accepted by Good Housekeeping.”

– Anne Sigmon, Lafayette, CA


“After working with Barbara on my book, the first agent I contacted sent me a contract.”

–– Pat Arena, Boca Raton, FL


“Barbara has the uncanny ability to pinpoint the qualities in a book that make it succeed at the fundamental storytelling level.”

– Anonymous reviewer for Harper’s


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