Ginny Rogers

Ginny Rogers

Manuscript Critiques, Publication Analysis, Writing, Editing, Proofreading
Nonfiction, academic, business, and technical editing

Polish provides luster, adds richness, and enhances beauty. It works on fingernails, shoes, furniture, even your car. Ginny Rogers specializes in polishing your writing, whether a book manuscript, a dissertation, or a business manual.

Snow Men, by Andrew Ceroni
First-place winner of the 2015 CIPA EVVY Award for Best Fiction - Action/Adventure genre
Winner of Outskirts Press Best Book of 2015 award
Honorable mention, Writer’s Digest 2015 book awards


Ginny targets word choice, style, tone, organization, flow, and development in addition to essential grammar, spelling, and punctuation. For fiction, she also addresses character motivation and growth, plot development, action, and consistency. One award-winning client noted:

If what I need is a skilled pen able to sharpen plot development while polishing the edges; to cause prose to leap off the page, gripping a reader with anticipation; and to excite imagination with blazing imagery, then I turn to Ginny Rogers. A highly talented editor and writer gifted with uncanny insight, Ginny Rogers is at the pinnacle of her craft.

Ginny’s outside perspective frees you to focus on your ideas and follow your inspiration while she takes care of the details.

Targeted assistance includes:

  • Honing your individual writing style.
  • Examining organization, flow, and progression.
  • Editing for clarity and consistency.
  • Proofreading for grammar, spelling, punctuation, and style.
  • With fiction, assessing characters, their motivations, and their actions.
  • Refining descriptive word choices.
  • Clarifying publication goals.
  • Analyzing how well the document meets those goals.
  • Designing documents appropriate to both content and purpose.
  • Maintaining style standards across documents.
  • Adept at grasping critical emotions and motivations as well as grammatical and technical issues, Ginny will skillfully integrate individual elements in your writing with the text’s overall flow and larger context.

Titles (sample)

FICTION

Snow Men, by Andrew Ceroni
First-place winner of the 2015 CIPA EVVY Award for Best Fiction – Action/Adventure genre
Winner of Outskirts Press Best Book of 2015 award
Honorable mention, Writer’s Digest 2015 book awards

Meridian, by Andrew Ceroni
The American Terrorist, Book 1: Vengeance Rising, by R. Carl Irwin
The American Terrorist, Book 2: Freedom’s Twilight, by R. Carl Irwin
The Santa Cruz Mountain Boys: The Bookmark, by Gary Hardy

NONFICTION

My Teen Angel: A Mother’s Grief about Heartache, Healing, Hope, by Sally Silagy
Into the Heart of Truth: The Spirit of Relational Yoga, by John McAfee
The Fabric of Self: Meditations on Vanity and Love, by John McAfee
Beyond the Siddhis: Supernatural Powers and the Sutras of Patanjali, by John McAfee
The Secret of the Yamas: A Spiritual Guide to Yoga, by John McAfee

DISSERTATIONS

The Relationship of Positive Identity Assets and School Engagement to the Academic Achievement of High School Students in the Ninth-Grade Transition Year, by Marie E. Haney, University of the Rockies, 2010

The Independent Influence of Anxiety on Insomnia and Sleepiness in Older Adults, by Elizabeth M. Botts,
University of the Rockies, 2009

Reform and Reorganization of a Small Urban High School, by Allie F. Reed-Williams, The Fielding Graduate University, 2006

Surfing the CreativeTM: The Process and Potential of a Body-Centered Rites of Passage Program Serving Youth Development, by Melissa Michaels, The Fielding Graduate University, 2006

The Mexican American Leader’s Voice: Reclaiming a Cultural Consciousness, by Fae Garcia Bush, The Fielding Graduate Institute, 2004

Perception of Violence and Moral Disengagement of Adolescent, by Miguelina J. Vargas, Walden University, May 2000