Zoe Quinton

 MY Services

I help writers tell and sell their stories

services & Pricing


Have a story idea? I can help you get that story out of your head and onto the page. Includes:

  • Regular progress check-ins by phone, email, and/or Zoom
  • Feedback on what you’ve already written
  • Guidance on where to go next
  • Recommended resources to hone your craft
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Have a story written? Let’s work together to make that story shine. Includes:

  • Two complete reads of your manuscript
  • An editorial letter with commentary on plot, character development, style, and voice
  • Suggestions on how to improve the above
  • One hour phone or email consult to discuss feedback
starting at


for manuscripts 90K
words and under


Have a manuscript completed? I can help you navigate the world of publishing. Includes, but is not limited to:

  • Detailed consultation regarding your publishing goals
  • Assistance with your query letter and synopsis (fiction) or book proposal (non-fiction)
  • Assistance compiling a list of potential agents to query
  • Follow-up consultations as needed
Billed Hourly


Testimonials & Featured Clients

"I just wanted to thank you for giving me feedback on the first fifty pages of my work...Your input made my editor and I realize there was too much backstory up front, especially in Chapter One. We are now working on revising the story. Chapter One has now gone from seven pages to one and a half. I didn’t think it was possible, but it works! After this pass, I’m sure I will have something I will be proud to show agents."

Barb Cottrell, author

“Zoe is the book whisperer. She has a wealth of knowledge about the publishing industry and knows what agents and publishers want. I highly recommend Zoe for any writing projects.”

– Ursula Ringham, Book Author

"Zoe is an extremely smart and talented publishing professional. She worked with me on the book launch for one of my novels. She has the intelligence and creativity and calm to help you tame the creative and publication beast. You are in good hands."

– Douglas Abrams, Author and Agent

"Zoe Quinton is a gifted editor with a true eye for the craft. Her thoughtful, insightful edits on my manuscript allowed me to take the story to the next level. Because of our partnership I was able to sign with one of my top choices in literary agents—I cannot recommend her services highly enough.”

– Erica Ruth Neubauer

"Authors don’t want just to be read—we want to deliver books with impact, which read impeccably well. To that end, anything that would get in the way of our message and meaning should get pruned with exceptional care and expertise. To be a great editor, one must first be an astute reader, which is why when you trust Zoe with your manuscript or outline, rest assured you'll remove that which might get in your way, or find suitable replacements. In this regard, you'll have done one right thing to help you reach your goal of not only being read but genuinely being well-received.”

– NYT-bestselling author