Endorsements

five-star editing | Kelsey Mitchener Editing

“I give Kelsey my highest recommendation.”
“I would STRONGLY recommend her.”
“Absolutely recommend!”
“I will definitely use her services again.”

Many clients choose to only hire an editor once in their lives—perhaps for a super-special piece of writing, like a grand dissertation or a memoir that’s been their life’s work. I’m honored to be trusted with each magnum opus, and I’m happy to give these clients a fabulous, once-in-a-lifetime experience. Well over half of my clients, though, are so pleased with our work together that they come back to me again and again for high-quality editing—and I love that, too.

Client return rate of over 60%
Client satisfaction rate of over 99%*

* You can’t please everyone, but by golly, I try.

I’ve been called a marvel, a legend, and an editing magician.

Mary PoppinsOne colleague said I was a Mary Poppins—practically perfect in every way (high praise indeed!). My clients say I’m indispensable and invaluable, which to me means I’m meeting my goal: to give my clients my very best so that their writing is their very best.

I love providing a level of editing that reduces my clients—generally articulate, eloquent folks—to all caps and extravagant punctuation: “THANK YOU!!!!” “You are AMAZING at details!” “IMPRESSED!!”

And when they go beyond those heartfelt exclamations, they’re very generous indeed, showering me with superlatives. *blushes*

Buzz about Kelsey

Here’s a bit more from my clients about my work:

Ben S

ALWAYS IMPROVES OUR WRITING
“Thank you, Kelsey. As always, very helpful. Our writing is always better because of your involvement. We’re so impressed and pleased with the excellent work.”
—Dr. Ben Sells, university president

Steven C

I TRUST HER
“Kelsey has the steel-trap mind of an editor and can sweat the details while keeping her eyes on the big picture in a work. I trust her with my work.”
—Steven Curtis, indie author

Gracia B

I FEEL ENCOURAGED, HEARD, AND VALUED
“Kelsey helped in making my points clear in the paper. I feel encouraged, heard, and valued. I am very thankful for the help that she provides.”
—Gracia Bulaya, undergraduate student

Scott G

SHE UNDERSTANDS ME
Kelsey is very professional, an expert in the field of writing and communication. I was greatly impressed with the level of feedback that she gave. She obviously understood my needs and was able to give very insightful and helpful advice. Her input greatly improved the overall quality of my work.”
—Dr. Scott Gaier, author and educator

Dara B

I GOT AN “A”
“Good news. I got an ‘A.’ Thanks for all the feedback. It was so great and super helpful, as I originally rushed through this paper. You helped guide me to go back and rethink some of it. My professor was amazed by the change in writing. By the end of the next two years you may actually help me be a decent writer. 🙂 Thanks a ton! You’re a lifesaver!!”
—Dara Berkhalter, doctoral candidate

Nancy H

MAKES US LOOK GOOD
“It is completely clear to me that you have a plethora of knowledge when it comes to layout and editing. Your insight, extra efforts, and incredible skill are very much appreciated. You have a wonderful ability to make us look good.”
—Nancy Halderman, project manager

Stephanie E

ADDED YEARS TO MY LIFE
“I just wanted to say a huge thank you once again for all your help editing my master’s. I passed cum laude. I know your hours of work polishing and organizing it really played into the favorable reception. I’m so, so grateful for the time you put in and all your feedback/corrections. WONDERFUL. You have added years to my life.”
—Stephanie Ebert, social activist

Jacob D

THE CLIENT WAS MUCH HAPPIER
“Well done. You make it look so easy. The revision was fantastic. I showed it to the client last week and she was much happier. Thanks for all your help!”
—Jacob Drake, small business owner

Aaron H

SENSITIVE AND CONSTRUCTIVE
“Kelsey is an insightful reader and a sensitive and constructive evaluator of others’ writing, offering considerate and thoughtful critiques. She added immeasurably to the value of the work done. I trust her instincts and have relied on her effort to get us through a project. She’s a marvel.”
—Dr. Aaron Housholder, writer and educator

Joyce L

WE CAN RELY ON HER
“We have been impressed with your competence, and we are confident that we can rely on you to produce quality work. Thank you for your professional work and your cheerful attitude.”
—Joyce Linder, project managerSave

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