"Nancy's insight into character, plot and structure were extremely helpful. Her over-all analysis of my manuscript and detailed explanation helped me address areas that strengthened my novel. Due to the current state of the publishing industry, it's more important than ever to have a manuscript that will require little or no editing when it reaches an agent and eventually a publisher. I found Nancy Wick to be an experienced professional and I would recommend her without hesitation."
Author, Miss Madeira
"I started self-publishing books three years ago ... without a professional editor. One time I actually misspelled self-publishing (you can't get any more cliche than that!). I finally realized I needed an editor when a reviewer on Amazon mentioned the typos. I was so glad to find Nancy! Now I send her all my projects for review. It's helped my own confidence in my writing and I know that all my work looks professional."
Author, Saints Go Dying and Marinara Murders
"Sometimes as a writer you just need help. That was me, sitting on a darn good manuscript which I knew needed to be better in order to sell. Nancy Wick of Enlightened Edits listened carefully to what I had to say, to my own assessment. Nancy then read my work and promptly responded with an eleven page letter detailing what she saw as the novel's strengths and weaknesses. Nancy pinpointed characters whose development was not fully realized, and she identified plot weaknesses I had missed. Her comments dealt with small detail issues such as continuity glitches as well as the larger conceptual concerns.
"I needed someone to take a fresh look at the manuscript, and an honest voice to comment on it. Nancy Wick provided me with both those things and much more. I felt completely supported through the process. Nancy provided me with a great helping service, and I recommend her to you."
Author, What I Know Now and Raindog
"Nancy is a creative, detail-oriented writer/editor who strengthens the ideas and words of the client without losing the integrity of the original work.”
"Nancy edited my manuscript on Compassionate Listening. She was very professional, insightful and helpful in ironing out some of my inconsistencies and in suggesting simple, but meaningful revisions. I found her to be respectful of my work, as well as clear about how to improve upon it."
Author, Compassionate Listening: A Guide to Practice
"Nancy Wick has been instrumental in bringing The Memoirs of John F Kennedy: A Novel through its final stage of editing before publication. It is humbling, but so necessary, to have a professional look over a manuscript, finding all the errors before it is released into the public forum. Nancy's discerning eye for proper grammar, sentence structure and story development was invaluable in polishing the final product."
Author, The Memoirs of John F Kennedy: A Novel
"I was very impressed with Nancy Wick of EnLightened Edits. Her superb editing skills on a short story helped me to see the piece as I never had before. She suggested options of ways to shorten or expand the story while providing detailed examples. Nancy's insights and thorough editing were terrific and I will definitely use EnLightened Edits again."