Meet the Team

Heba Elsherief

Heba Elsherief

Heba Elsherief holds an MA in English Literature from and is a PhD researcher at the University of Toronto. A former Islamic high school English teacher, she now teaches college classes in children’s literature, gender studies, and historical thought.

Julia Allen

Julia Allen

Julia has nearly 20 years of editing experience, with strengths in character arcs and story structure. She’s also talented at

Carrie Jacks

Carrie Jacks

Carrie loves the entire process of publishing a novel—from developing that brand new, exciting idea to formatting the words to look perfect on the page.She is sometimes intimidated by editing her own words, but she loves to read other writers’ works in progress to help make them the best they can be.

Alisha Anderson

Alisha Anderson

Hello friend, my name is Alisha Anderson. I am an Editor, Sensitivity Reader, Mentor, and general enthusiast…

Lee Anne Cooksey

Lee Anne Cooksey

Lee Anne Cooksey has worked for a local government agency for 30 years. She currently supervises four (4) team members who are responsible for procuring

Erin Olds

Erin Olds

As a former English teacher and current writer of 15+ years, Erin can help you with anything from story structure to emotional payoffs.