SLWG Members 
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Freelance Member Services

St. Louis Writers Guild has many members who provide services and they are listed below. 
Everyone listed is a member of SLWG though they are not vetted or employed by the organization. 
SLWG does not negotiate between parties, please contact the member directly using the contact information provided. Please consult the author's websites for a full list of lectures and workshops. 

Freelance Service Providers 
Editors - Formatters - Designers 

Suzann Ledbetter Ellingsworth 
Writing and editing, aka wrediting, are my passions. Preview how and why teamwork will enhance your novel and your future projects at 

Andrew Doty - Editwright

Through Editwright, Andrew Doty provides copyediting, proofreading, manuscript evaluations, developmental editing, publishing consulting, and publication management. In addition to owning and operating Editwright, Andrew Doty is the Editorial Director of the St. Louis Publishers Association and the Editor-in-Chief of punctum books, as well as a member of the Editorial Freelancers Association. Visit Editwright at, or email Andrew directly at 

Ryan P. Freeman

Author Services

Manuscripts Helped | Publishing Consultation | Authors Marketed

Jeffrey Penn May 

Jeff May (Jeffrey Penn May) Guides aspiring to experienced authors from first draft to publication. Proficient at formatting paperbacks and e-books. Experienced speaker and teacher available for workshops and presentations. Contact 314-496-2204 or

Mary Menke
Editor and owner of
Meghan Pinson

Meghan Pinson provides expert editing, engaging critique, and fearless consulting to authors of novels and nonfiction manuscripts. She launched My Two Cents Editing in 2009 as a full-time freelance copyeditor and has steadily evolved to help her clients move from first draft to faithful readerships. Request a free consultation now.

Catherine Rankovic 
Chief editor at, is a deeply experienced editor of novels, nonfiction, and poetry, and offers manuscript feedback, editing and other author support services. Twelve years' worth of excellent references. Phone 314-306-3314, or email

St. Louis Writers Guild - creating a community of writers!

Freelance Illustrators & Cover Designers

Jennifer Stolzer - Illustrator
          Illustrations, Cover Design, and more 

Brad R. Cook
          Broadsword Books Writer Services
          Book Covers, Print Layout, and Formatting

Authors & Lecturers
Brad R. Cook 
Author, Blogger, Lecturer 
The Iron Chronicles (Y/A Steampunk)
The Writers Lens, Write Pack Radio -

Sheree K Nielsen
Author and Photographer
Folly Beach Dances 
Every Picture Tells a Story - Here
Peter Green 
Author and Architect 
Crimes of Design (mystery), 
Dad's War with the US Marines (memoir) -