A bit about me …

I am a writer and editor. I’ve published four books, have written several others, and have been the editor of many more. I am currently writing two new books, and in the past have also written many other pieces – articles, essays, reviews, and more – that have been published, both personal and professional.

I have 25 years experience carrying out editing as part of my professional work as an academic librarian (books for publishers, articles for peer-reviewed journals), as well as for individuals in my work as a freelance editor. I’ve served on the editorial boards for academic journals and have been the chief editor of two professional magazines.

My editing experience has been much beyond simply academic texts. I’ve also edited books for major commercial and educational publishers in Canada. And as a freelance editor, I’ve edited novels, stories, booklets, articles, and much much more, large and small.

If you are interested in checking out the details, please see my personal website.

what myclients say

Wayne was not only the consummate editing professional, he actually improved on the work done by other editing professionals before him. Even though the subject-matter was entirely unfamiliar to him, he took responsibility for acquainting himself with a wide range of information, developed a working strategy, and saw it through. The [project] is now deeply in debt to his skills and his dedication. I cannot recommend him highly enough. – Tim B.

I hired Wayne to do the editing for our professional association’s study guide. It was a massive undertaking and hiring him was the best decision I made. His attention to details, professionalism, and high level of editing work made our project a success. I would recommend his services with great enthusiasm! – François P.

Wayne did substantive editing and copyediting for a full length novel that I completed. Communication was great as were his rates. Some good editing work was done on the novel that was really needed and appreciated. – ADB

Working with Wayne was a great experience. He is an editor who will not sway from the writer’s intentions or creative point of view. Wayne was able to effectively communicate and present ideas about my writing without ever changing the original narrative. He is very proficient when it comes to the knowledge of different genres and this made it easy to get along with him. If you are looking for an editor, it is important to choose someone who can accommodate your style. I would highly recommend working with Wayne! – NC

more of what my clients say

His work was done even before the due date. Good knowledge on editing and very helpful after when some things were not clear to me and I had to ask him. Would recomend him to anybody. – BP

Wayne Jones Editing was incredibly helpful for a long form article I completed. The service was fast and accurate. Attention to detail is top notch. – Matt B.

I found it easy and rewarding to work with Wayne Jones. He paid attention to details, was able to suggest avenues for improvement (without dictating the end results), and explained some of the reasons for suggestions. His knowledge of French came in handy as he was able to pinpoint language interferences and determine what I had been trying to express. Beyond editing, I found this to be an opportunity for learning. – Lynn G.

Professional, detailed and punctual. – SB

Call or text me any time for a free consultation about your editing needs!

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