PS:
do not let the "kids" part of Leslea's web address throw you -- she is most
famous for her children's books, but is equally accomplished with writing
for an adult audience as well!
- Kimberley Shaw

On Wed, Jul 19, 2017 at 8:16 AM, Kimberley A Shaw <ks...@wellesley.edu>
wrote:

> Leslea Newman is a professional editor who loves to support new writers --
> and really understands how to transmit a "different" point of view to a
> mainstream audience. She was of enormous help in making my Deaf-themed
> first novel presentable enough to become published; she makes you work
> hard, but is worth every dollar I paid for her services Here's her link:
> http://www.lesleakids.com/mentoring.html
> I would love to read this fellow's work, when ready -- and so would my
> Aspie spouse!
> Best of luck to this new writer,
> Kimberley Shaw,
> Boston MA
>
>
> On Tue, Jul 18, 2017 at 2:30 PM, Lisa Silverman <lisa.silver...@aju.edu>
> wrote:
>
>> Hello safranim,
>>
>>
>>
>> I am wondering if anyone on this list knows a professional  editor that
>> may be willing to work on an unusual project.  I know a young man here in
>> LA (about 30 years old) who has written an autobiography of his life as
>> someone who is living with Asperger’s.  He told me he is looking for an
>> editor before he self-publishes. I saw a few chapters of his work and it is
>> quite interesting and well-written. He discusses his fears and his
>> upbringing (parents Israeli---Jewish school and expectations) quite
>> clearly, although it is obvious in sentence structure that he thinks quite
>> concretely. He does have a job and is willing to pay for an editor to look
>> at his book. I told him that I do think his book will be of interest to
>> those who want to learn more about the thought processes of a person with
>> Asperger’s Syndrome, but I don’t know free-lance or other editors.  If
>> anyone has any ideas, please pass them along!
>>
>>
>>
>> Lisa
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
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>>
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>>
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