Janell Agyeman, former literary agent, editor with Doubleday and administrator of Howard Publishing Institute, helps writers get published. Services include query letter, proposal, and manuscript review; publishing guidance; and project management. She works with authors who are seeking agents to uncover what might be problematic in their works and how to improve their shots at representation.
Next Steps Literary LLC | Janell Agyeman | www.nextstepsliterary.com
Black-owned WordWiser Ink offers professional editorial excellence for your copyediting and proofreading needs. They edit and proofread fiction and nonfiction; websites, blogs, and other digital content; technical, training, business, and medical documents, knowledge base (online help systems, wikis, FAQs, directories), and more.
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