Kisa is an awesome editor, and I highly recommend her! We went through a few rounds of edits with my novel Patterns, first focusing on plot and structure, and then in-line edits. She helped me correctly place the genre of the book as YA, which was extremely important for its development.
Kisa thinks deeply about your book and provides expert advice and encouragement. I’m thrilled to say I found my literary agent while working with Kisa, and I owe her much gratitude for her edits, advice on publishing, and support through the querying process.
— Anthony Bonato
Author of the forthcoming YA novel, Patterns
Represented by Jordan Hamessley of New Leaf Literary
I will be honest – I went looking for an editor full of trepidation, having heard of the many horror stories of pages scrawled with red ink and writers’ tears. I tried out around five editors with a sample chapter edit, and Kisa absolutely stood out (in the best way).
Kisa is a thorough professional who is fantastic at her craft. On top of that, her vast experience has given her a careful business acumen in terms of genre, in particular YA and dystopia, which is invaluable when it comes to making small tweaks for the reader to bring a book up to the next level. And just when I thought it couldn’t get any better, I found Kisa absolutely lovely to work with.
Kisa is an editor in the best sense of the word – one who understands the heart of your story and helps you to make it shine. Thanks to working with her, I have definitely grown as a writer, and I look forward to working with her again.
— Lee S. Hawke
Author of Dissolution