Testimonials and Book List
What happy people are saying about Jessica Vineyard and Red Letter Editing, LLC:
I am so grateful for the invaluable help Jessica provided in editing my book. From the beginning, I felt safe in Jessica’s hands because of her knowledge and the respect she afforded me. Her incredible style of communication was marked with candor, and even when she had to repeat a suggestion, I never felt deflated. She lovingly provided the support I needed and allowed my voice to be heard throughout the manuscript. Because of her integrity, guidance, and editing skills, I have a book I am proud of. I could not have completed it without her.
~Joan Jefferson Freeman, author, Facing the Cut: An Inside Perspective on Plastic and Cosmetic Surgery, 2018
Darryl Edwards’s book Paleo from A to Z was nominated for Paleo Magazine’s Best of 2015 award for best book (General Health/Wellness) category. Congratulations, Darryl!
Jessica was not only a great help but an investment! She quickly allayed any concerns I had up front and provided guidance even when I didn’t know I needed it. Her analytical and thorough approach was just what was needed, and I will not hesitate to contact her in future for upcoming projects. She was a pleasure to work with!
~ Darryl Edwards, author, Paleo from A to Z, Explorer Publishing, 2015
Jessica spent countless hours polishing up my first manuscript and offered suggestions and comments. My readers all had the same comment: “It read so smoothly, I could not put the book down.” Jessica, you are amazing. Thank you so much for your inspiration, patience, and guidance. Moreover, because of our teamwork, my publishing organization has honored me with the title “Author of the Year” for 2014–15. I could not have accomplished this honor without you.
~ N.J. McDaniel, romance novelist, The Promise; The Mission
I cannot find the words to express how grateful I am to have met and worked with Jessica. The magic that she performed in putting my book together and pulling things out of me that I did not think of made this project complete. I look forward to working with her on future books.
~ Brenda Tucker-Jeffries, author, Mother of the Bride
Jessica has been a huge help not only in improving the quality of my manuscript but was also very timely, helping me attain my publishing goal. Moving through a document and seeing it improve before my eyes as I incorporated her suggestions was exciting and gratifying. Jessica is a great editor.
~ Don Fitch, Well-Being Skills
Author, Fitness Tech: Get Fit and Healthy with Cutting-Edge Wearable Technology
Jessica went way beyond the call of duty, and I was impressed with her attention to detail. As an experienced and published author, I thought I had a near-perfect manuscript, but I was trying to save time and money by doing quickie edits myself. It was well worth the money and time spent to for her to make the additional edits she found. I have learned my lesson: hire Jessica before the design process, not wait until the end.
~Shelley Lotz, author, Green Spas and Salons: How to Make Your Business Truly Sustainable
As a first-time author, I wasn’t sure what to expect from an editor and was in a bit of fear that my voice and message would be lost in the corrections. Not only did Jessica swiftly rid my manuscript of grammatical inaccuracies and make sure the style was consistent throughout, but she kindly and patiently showed me where extra text was blocking the very thing I wanted to express. I soon became an active participant in saying more with less, helping my message to shine.
~ Suzanne McQueen, author, 4 Seasons in 4 Weeks: Awakening the Power, Wisdom, and Beauty in Every Woman’s Nature
Jessica’s background knowledge of astronomy provided me with a huge measure of trust in her ability to edit a fairly complex subject. Her obsessive nature caught every typo, every misplaced comma, and a couple of factual errors that I was blind to. Her quick turn-around time, total accuracy, and thorough communication with me made having my book copy edited and proofed a completely painless, in fact enjoyable, process.
~ Erik Anderson, author, Vistas of Many Worlds: A Journey through Space and Time
This amazing woman does amazing work! Perfect to the letter and so very kind to work with. What a pleasure!
~ Kate Miller, author, Inspirational Parenting: Stories and Strategies for Parenting from the Heart
Jessica was the first-draft copy editor for my book, The HALO Method. Her editing highlighted the need to completely rearrange my content, rethink my approach, and clearly target my market. Her work is precise, accurate, and timely. She is easy to work with, very supportive, and I recommend her highly.
~ “Santa” Ed Taylor, author, The HALO Method
I highly recommend Jessica for editing and proofreading, as she did such a great job on my recent book, Confessions of a Closet Yogi. She is fast, accurate, and best of all has a wonderful attitude toward her work. She is a delight to work with.
~ Larry Wardwell, author, Confessions of a Closet Yogi
Jessica’s knowledge and talent added the touch my book was begging for. I am beyond pleased with her level of integrity around letting my voice be heard. I absolutely recommend her editing skills to shape your masterpiece.
~ Graell Corsini, author, Raising a Goddess Temple
I have copyedited dozens of other books. Among them are:
Facing the Cut: An Insider’s Perspective on Plastic and Cosmetic Surgery, Joan Jefferson-Freeman (2018, forthcoming)
Protecting Yourself at Work, Eric Sirotkin (2018, forthcoming)
The Old Women and the Conjurors: A Journey from Witch Scratching to The Conjurors, and The Southcottian Millenarean Movement of The Early 19th Century, Michael Slater, London: Troy Books (2018)
Simple Ways to Transform Your Life: Lessons Learned by a Late Bloomer, Barbara Plasker (2018)
Open Adoption: A Story in Three Voices, Alaina O’Connell, Alex Porter, and Sara O’Connell, Bloomington, IN (2017)
You Can Be Happy, Dani Silber (2017)
The Unshakable Woman Workbook, Debi Silber (2017)
The Success Solution, Loren Fogelman (2017)
Secrets of the Other Sex, Joyce Segers (2017, forthcoming)
Love Now, Jan Harrell and Alan Robins, Ashland, OR: White Cloud Press (2017)
TraveLynn Tales, Lynn Strough (forthcoming)
Seed Songs, Nancy Ashmead (forthcoming)
Mind Lies and the Truths That Will Set You Free, Daniel Rechnitzer, Australia: Discover Ui (2016)
Introduction to Disaster Management, Damon P. Coppola, Waltham, MA: Butterworth-Heinemann (2015)
The Process of Investigation: Concepts and Strategies for Investigators in the Private Sector, Charles Sennewald, Waltham, MA: Butterworth-Heinemann (2015)