Staff Editors

Heather OsborneHeather Osborne,


Heather Osborne was born and raised in California. She has a Bachelor of Science in Criminology and Victimology, as well as coursework in Early Childhood Education. In 2009, she met her husband and moved to Scotland, very much a dream of hers since she was a small child. Heather has been writing short stories for as long as she can remember. She also has written and directed several plays. In her spare time, Heather enjoys reading, writing (of course!), theatre, as well as caring for her young son.

She writes mainly romance, with various subgenres thrown in. She also does freelance editing/proofreading, and reviews books for Readers' Favorite.

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Rogena MJonesRogena Mitchell-Jones,


Rogena Mitchell-Jones lives in the South Jersey (United States) with her wife, Karen, and her extremely pampered pets. If she isn’t at home editing or reading, you might find her at the beach – book in hand. Her background consists of over 25 years in journalism before starting her own business in 2013 editing full-time for independent authors internationally.

Rogena Mitchell-Jones Manuscript Service offers concise literary editing, including technical, substantive, and mechanical editing. Rogena offers expertise line-by-line manuscript analysis while focusing on both Rules-Based Editing and Analysis-Based Editing. Issues corrected include spelling, punctuation, and grammar errors, inconsistencies within the story, awkwardness, logic flaws, and sentences that may be confusing to the reader. While working with independent authors internationally, Rogena offers editing in UK, AU, British, and US English.

She prides herself by saying, “I am an editor, not an author. I am a reader, not a writer. I am a Copy Editor. I want to live within your story while polishing your manuscript for publication.”

For more information on Rogena, please feel free to visit her website and her Facebook page.