develop ⋆ edit ⋆ polish

develop ⋆ edit ⋆ polish

Welcome

I'm Posy Roberts, an author and editor who specializes in editing queer romance. Poke around a bit and check out my portfolio to see books I've worked on. Contact me if you have any questions.

Services

I offer several levels of editing to meet your needs. Genre fiction is my cup of tea, especially romance. I specialize in queer romance and am passionate about doing everything I can to help get...
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Availability

Prospective clients, contact me before booking so we can get to know each other and ensure we are a good match for your project. Current clients, I’m using a new booking system so you can...
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Intake

After you’ve booked your editing slot, make sure to fill out my intake form. This helps ensure we’re on the same page before editing begins.
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Resources

Changing Word’s Normal Template

Simplify your writing life by changing Word's Normal Template to your preferences. No more reformatting before sending manuscripts to editors or submitting to publishers. Every new document, every time.
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Dialogue—Interrupted

Let's talk dialogue and the em dash. Action interrupting dialogue, dialogue with concurrent action, narrative interruptions got you down? The em dash has you covered. In this post, I attempt to explain the logic behind all this.
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Spotting Text Messages

Make finding text messages for final book formatting a breeze by using a different font for them. Here's how...
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Before You Hit Send

Run a final spelling and grammar check. Make sure your character names are spelled correctly. Cut junk words. Here are 43 to delete. Cut adverbs. Cut even...
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Testimonials

I have worked with boho edits on a number of books and I cannot say enough good things about their work. The developmental editing side has saved my bacon once or twice and helped my book to the next level of success. The copy editing is precise and detailed. I have books set in Australia and New Zealand and boho are wonderful for dealing with the language and colloquial variations that entails. I cannot recommend boho highly enough. You are in safe hands.

Jay Hogan

I’ve used Boho Edits for my editing services since 2015, and I highly recommend Posy. Not only is her work thorough and all-inclusive, but she’s always on time, communicates openly about her scheduling, and her comments and suggestions are well-researched and encouraging. Posy works with the author to make a manuscript the best it can be, and I’m proud to have her name in my books.

N.R. Walker

Professional, courteous, and thorough, Boho Edits is a pleasure to work with. I know my story is in safe hands.

Jay Northcote