The author of six books for writers, Elizabeth's last book, Manuscript Makeover: Revision Techniques No Fiction Writer Can Afford to Ignore, was featured in "The Writer" magazine as one of the "8 Great Writing Books of 2008," and described as "perhaps the most comprehensive book on revising fiction."
Elizabeth Lyon is an independent book editor, instructor, conference speaker, and author. She began her full-time career in 1988, teaching dozens of community ed writing and publishing classes and workshops in Eugene, Oregon. She led three critique groups of writers on a weekly basis in her home for 13 years. She consults with writers, and edits their whole or partial books, queries, synopses, and proposals. Elizabeth has participated in the publishing success of dozens of nonfiction books, novels, 'indies' (self-published books), and contest winners.
She lives in Springfield, Oregon. She volunteers as a Neighborhood Watch Coordinator and is contemplating a cozy mystery series. When not writing e-booklets on writing, she is concentrating on finishing a memoir. For details about editing services, client successes, and to sign-up for announcements of future writing booklets, contact: www.elizabethlyon.com