Welcome!

Thanks for stopping by Rickrack Books! What do I mean by “Intentional Editing”? With intentional editing, I strive to give useful, encouraging feedback for you that also considers your readers, in hopes of a smooth reading experience for them while staying true to your voice. The basis of intentional editing is commitment to conscious and inclusive language and integrity, caring, and consideration for all.

I offer affordable professional copy editing and critiques for projects of any length (including blurbs, posts, and website copy).

Genres: romance, rom-com, cozy mystery, gentle fiction, young adult, middle grade, fantasy, and select nonfiction

For information on editing services, please see the “Services” page, and to find out about my qualifications, please go to the “About” page. If you want to learn more about types of editing, I recommend this post by editor Stacy Jerger.

I look forward to hearing from you!

Happy writing,

~Reina (she/her)

From authors I’ve worked with:

“Reina at Rickrack Books is a pro. She’s fast, accurate, and a pleasure to work with. I can’t recommend her more highly.” ~Rachael Herron, bestselling romance, thriller, and nonfiction author

“I appreciate the thoroughness and timeliness of the editing services provided. She is straightforward and easy to work with.” ~Em Brown, contemporary and historical romance author

“Reina is pleasant to work with. She is competent and goes about her work without a lot of managing. Every task she has done for me or our company has met and exceeded our expectations.” ~Jessica McBrayer, contemporary and paranormal romance author

“Reina is an author’s dream! Her incisive comments and attetion to detail have helped me tighten my plots, diversify my characters, and, most important, keep my emotional arcs focused and on track. In addition, I jump around in genres and she’s able to jump around with me! Whether it’s mystery, historical, contemporary romance, and even paranormal, she knows the conventions and tropes of each genre and ably helps me steer toward a brilliant, polished final. Highly recommended.” ~ Janet Raye Stevens, award-winning author of Cole for ChristmasA Moment After Dark, and the Beryl Blue, Time Cop time travel adventures

Contact Reina at rickrackbooks at yahoo dot com