Editing, Writing, & Coaching Services in Old Town Monterey
Old Town Editing is located on the Central Coast of California in Monterey’s historic district. Check out our services here.
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“In some ways, genre is a marketing tool.” —Mark Z. Danielewski I think Mark was understating the case. The book industry uses genre in much the same way that your local record store—remember those?—used signs to tell you that over here was “pop” and over there was “heavy metal.” It was how you found the…
“Jean is a delight to work with. She communicates well, delivers in a timely fashion, and contributes thoughtful criticism.” – Bonnie Willdorf, co-author with Barry S. Willdorf, Dancing with Cancer: Maladies and Miracles in Stem Transplantland.
“As publisher of three books for which she provided editing services, I highly recommend Jean Vengua. She thoughtfully clarified Beatriz Tabios’ prose to create the memoir DAWAC and Other Memoir-Narratives. As editor (with Mark Young), she crafted two poetry anthologies of hay(na)ku poetry into intelligent, interesting collections. The books were elevated by Jean’s contributions, and I was pleased to publish them through Meritage Press (San Francisco & Saint Helena).” —Eileen R. Tabios, award-winning author, poet, critic, and publisher.