Excellent from start to finish. Rebecca didn’t simply edit my manuscript, but remained a valuable participant when the time came to implement the changes noted. Always on hand. 100% would recommend.
Rebecca is a wonderful editor and has been instrumental in my writing process as a novice novelist. She guided me sensitively and incrementally to better understand my characters and situations, as well as helping me to develop a more engaging writing style. I’ve benefitted greatly from her suggestions and insights, and her feedback was always encouraging, even when pointing out flaws in my story. I really felt in safe hands, and that gave me the confidence to push myself and my manuscript much further than I would otherwise have done. I cannot recommend Rebecca highly enough!
Helen Ernst, mystery/suspense author
Rebecca did an amazing edit on my first novel. She offered insightful, detailed and valuable feedback that took my story to the next level. The edit helped me develop my characters, plot, and structure. Rebecca opened my eyes to issues I did not pick up on myself. Her knowledge and expertise in crime, suspense, mystery, and thriller helped pinpoint what was missing and what the manuscript needed to fit my genre specifically. I highly recommend Rebecca and I’m excited to use her service in the future.
Psychological thriller author
Rebecca Millar Editorial was incredibly helpful in developing my latest novel, pointing out gaping holes in my plot logic which would have never occurred to me. More importantly, she made me a better writer, gently improving my style with her edits. I would have no hesitation in recommending Rebecca – she’s fab.
Tim Adler, psychological thriller author of OVER MY DEAD BODY
Rebecca was recommended to me by a fellow author, and I haven’t been disappointed. Her edits are detailed and insightful and have made my books so much better than they were originally. Rebecca is conscientious, and all deadlines are met. Rebecca is always there to discuss and brainstorm any issues which come up and her communication skills are excellent. I would wholeheartedly recommend her.
Sally Rigby, author of the Cavendish and Walker, and PI Sebastian Clifford series
Rebecca did an amazing job with my first novel and helped it sound and feel so much better. She provides good suggestions that add more depth to a scene through a few words or a sentence that I hadn’t even considered. Hoping to work with her again on the rest of the books in my series.
Jeff Smith, crime fiction author
As a professional writer in Hollywood with thirty years of major motion pictures and network television series under my belt, I have worked with countless creative editors of my work of every level of experience and capability. Rebecca ranks in the top 1% of all of them.
Rebecca takes an immediate personal attachment to the project while zeroing in on the author’s vision. While it is clear from every edit and note that she wants what YOU want for your work, Rebecca is bold in pointing out where your work strays from your overall intentions.
Her grasp on style and practices, structure and punctuation are excellent. Her knowledge of what publishers expect and the desires of the public are pitch perfect.
Rebecca is extraordinarily meticulous and thorough. This begins on page one and continues to the final period. Her stamina never flags and her dedication to her work and making your project the best it can be is a joy to experience.
Rebecca is friendly, communicative, and utterly dependable. Her fees are reasonable, the equal of her work, and are worth every penny spent.
I am looking forward to working with Rebecca again. Once you’ve found Ms. Millar you will never need or want another editor.
Michael Frost Beckner – espionage thriller author and screenwriter of ‘Spy Game’, starring Brad Pitt and Robert Redford
Rebecca’s work on my novel was fantastic. She challenged me to push and improve my book’s narrative and characters, as well as my writing in general. She is encouraging and supportive, and her notes and ideas were insightful, clear and well-judged. I can’t recommend her highly enough and hope to work with her in the future.
Simon McCleave, bestselling crime author of DI Ruth Hunter series
I worked with Rebecca on the novel Angel Maker, and was drawn to her due to her experience with the genre, as well as her immediate enthusiasm for the project! It’s always great to work with someone that you feel, as a writer, is passionate about both their work, and the book they’re working on. With Rebecca, things felt easy…
Morgan Greene, crime fiction author
The editorial service provided by Rebecca was exceptional. I knew my manuscript needed some work but was struggling to take my writing to the next level. Rebecca’s insights were absolutely spot on and have pushed my story and craft on by several levels. I can’t recommend her highly enough.
A J Wills, psychological thriller author
Rebecca is a brilliant editor – smart and intuitive with excellent attention to detail. She is reliable, a good communicator and a pleasure to collaborate with. I highly recommend working with her.
Emily Griffin, Publishing Director, Century and Arrow Publishing
I cannot leave high enough praise for Rebecca. I began working with her in November 2020 for a developmental report and edit. When I received the finished product, I was shocked at the amount of work she had done. Her insights into my manuscript were in-depth and invaluable. She is a true professional who delivers a thorough, quality product in a timely manner. My work is so much better for her input. Initially, I was concerned that our small differences in culture (I am in the U.S., she is in the U.K.), might prove to be a challenge when editing my work. She assured me that she had edited manuscripts from authors all over the world. My concerns were really no concern at all. She was right, and in fact, her viewpoints provided clarity into issues of culture that I had not realized I was being insensitive. Rebecca is a gem.
Kelli Rueth, thriller author.
I brought Rebecca in for a developmental and copy/line edit when I’d hit a wall and just couldn’t get that extra “zing” I was looking for. With her sharp eye and expertise, she was part book coach, part weaver of magic. Forcing me to always go deeper, she made my story so much more nuanced and intriguing. I can’t recommend her highly enough.
Karen Dodd, mystery/suspense author
It was wonderful working with Rebecca. I highly recommend her services. I used her for a developmental and copy edit. She helped me figure out the right services based on my needs as a new author. I’m extremely pleased with her communication and her professionalism. She is excellent at what she does. She saw things I didn’t see and pushed me to work my manuscript harder. I learned a lot from Rebecca and would use her again with my next novel.
Jamie L Fry, psychological thriller author
I’ve never written a novel before … so all I can say is Rebecca is absolutely fantastic. How she grasps and remembers details in your story to ensure consistency is execptional. But that’s not the impressive part. It’s the way she gets you to push your writing style, that every action has a cause and effect, making sure a thread of a theme flows through your story and her input to a plot – I would not hesitate in recommending her. She is worth every penny. I’m only suprised she has not written a book herself!