Editing & Copyediting

Are you a visionary entrepreneur and writer? With over a decade of experience, my editing and copyediting services bring out well-honed articles and essays, polished ecourses, and six-figure book deals. Sound good? Let's talk.


As a writer engaged in conversations about literature and entrepreneurship, as well as my own purpose-driven work as a mental health advocate, I write online about sincere business, the writing life, and living well with schizoaffective disorder.

Light Gets In

Described as required reading for anyone “who knows that there is another way to live: with more compassion, empathy and understanding,” Light Gets In is an ebook about living well with mental illness. Download a free chapter here.

Media & Press

I write fiction and nonfiction for publication. After receiving my MFA in Fiction from the University of Michigan in 2010, I’ve since won an Elizabeth George Foundation grant, have been awarded various residencies, and am represented by McCormick & Williams.

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Why, neurologically, success doesn’t stick — and how to get it to.

credit: Armosa Studios So how, then, do we let our achievements become not mere facts to be rattled off or included … Read More

August is almost upon us. I spoke onstage at the World Domination Summit mid-July, which was unexpected till a month or so before it happened. And there are still seismic shifts going on behind the scenes at esmewang.com — we're over halfway through the year! — that have me leaning on some of the smartest folks I know.
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