You Pour Your Heart Into Your Writing

It's Your Life's Work. It's What You've Always Wanted To Do. And You Want It To Be Your Best

Shouldn't You Entrust It To An Editor Who Knows How To Make It Work?

Novelist, journalist, and political/social columnist J. Douglas Allen-Taylor knows good writing, and he knows how to develop it. He's been producing his own good writing for years.

Winner, 2013 PEN Oakland Reginald Lockett Award For Lifetime Literary Excellence
Two-time winner, California Newspaper Publishers Association Better Newspapers Contest
Winner, 1997 Peninsula Press Club First Place For Specialty Story Award
Winner, 1999 Second Place Arts Criticism Award
California Teachers Association Certificate of Merit winner for weekly individual continuous coverage of education issues 2006 John Swett Awards For Media Excellence
Author of the acclaimed novel "Sugaree Rising"

Now he's offering his talents and expertise to help you put out your best work.

J. Douglas Allen-Taylor Editing Consultant Services provides:

*     Copy editing, fiction and non-fiction

*     Content editing, fiction and non-fiction

*     Novel evaluation to help put your unfinished novel on the right track

No hourly fees. Flat-rate plus per-word rates only. Since the needs of each writer and each manuscript vary, flat-rate fees are figured on a case-by-case basis.

Visit J. Douglas Allen-Taylor's Writing Pages samples of his writing

Contact us now at for more information or to get started on your path to better writing