Hodgepodge Solutions 

Nonfiction book copy editor—taking books from bland to BEST SELLER!

“Audrey Hodge is my go-to person for my editing needs. I appreciate the care she takes to get to know me and what I like. She is very kind and courteous in her editing language, which is refreshing in the book writing industry.”

Are you wondering if you, as an author, need an editor? My question to you is, “Do you want an excellent book that will sell? Or are you just writing to write, and you don’t care if anyone buys it or what they think?”

If you want to make money from your book, get an editor. Editors improve your book. Period. Think about it. The first impression you make on people is with your writing. Making sure it is well-composed and grammatically correct instills a sense of authority, intelligence, and attention to detail that lays a foundation for trust. Let me be the second set of eyes on your writing to help you build that trust.

Why you need me

  • You want a best-selling book and know you need an editor’s help to make that happen.
  • You want your book to look like it was professionally published.
  • You don’t want a bad review because of bad grammar, spelling errors, or typos.

And don’t worry, I keep your “voice” intact. While following the guidelines on spelling, punctuation, and grammar are important, it is also important to take into account the author’s voice and preferences. You have the final say.

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Audrey

Audrey

Owner

Hi, my name is Audrey. I’m a copy editing expert who helps women entrepreneurs present a clear and consistent branding message, giving them more time, money, and confidence in their business, allowing them to clearly market to their target audience.

After working in a library for many years, I got my BA in Chemistry. I worked in research and development for many years. While doing that,  I was often asked to edit papers for my ESL colleagues. This introduced me to my love of editing. Since then, I’ve taken multiple proofreading and copyediting classes. I also continue to learn with each new client and project I work on.

 I want you to know that I’ve been there. I get it. I write something and think I found all the errors—I am an editor after all. But then someone points out some obvious error. And I think, “How did I miss that?!” But this is why everyone—even me—needs someone else to look over things. 

 When you are ready, I’m here to do that for you. This is what I help people do. I’m the last set of eyes before they hit publish. I’m super awesome at finding inconsistencies and typos in other people’s writing. (I’m also highly organized.)

I save my clients the frustration of feeling they missed an obvious error. I save them time. Instead of wasting time looking over their work, knowing they’ll miss things because they’ve looked it over too many times, I’ll be looking at it for the first time and be easily able to see things that they missed.  

Do you want to know my secrets? I’ll let you in on two of them: my style sheet and my copy of The Chicago Manual of Style. The first helps me keep track of the author’s preferences and the second answers questions I have about how to handle things. 

So, if you are interested in gaining more time to do what you love and more confidence that your branding message is speaking to your audience, I’d love to chat.

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