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About Aaron

I offer professional editing services to writers of speculative fiction, non-fiction, and academic material. My writing background includes multiple short story publications and an alternate history novel of noir urban fantasy. I have also served in the US military, hold an MA in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages, and have  2+ years of teaching university level ESL writing and composition courses.

In October of 2011, my career in holding down office furniture came to an end with the sweep of a budgetary axe. Now I edit, write, and review fiction and non-fiction. I am much happier. The cats tolerate me being at home more often. I work with amazing, awe-inspiring, and creative people.

I'm a woodworker and toy builder in my spare time. I keep a blog called Dovetails, where I talk about woodworking and writing and sometimes show pictures of stuff I've made.

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Gods of Chicago, the noir urban fantasy that started things off

Quarter Finalist in the 2014

Amazon Breakthrough Novel Award Contest