develop ⋆ edit ⋆ polish

develop ⋆ edit ⋆ polish

Welcome

I'm Posy Roberts, and author and editor who specializes in editing queer romance, as you'll see in my Portfolio. Poke around a bit and then click Contact Me if you have any questions.

Services

I offer several levels of editing and combinations to meet your needs, from developmental work and copyediting to proofreading. I specialize in queer romance and LGBTQ+ genre fiction. I will help you: Maintain your unique...
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Availability

Prospective new clients, contact me before booking your reservation so we can ensure we are a good match. My editing services have recently been updated to include line editing. Before submitting your manuscript for editing,...
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Portfolio

I’ve worked with several authors over the years on various levels of edits. If you read MM romance, you’re bound to find a book I’ve edited in your library. Click on the author name below...
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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