Joni B. Cole, Creative Consultant
Joni has served as a consultant and professional editor for both seasoned authors and writers just starting to tap into their creative abilities. She is the author of two acclaimed books for writers: Good Naked:  Reflections on How to Write More, Write Better, and Be Happier; and Toxic Feedback: Helping Writers Survive and Thrive. Joni has taught creative writing through her own Writer’s Center in White River Junction, Vermont, and at graduate programs, workshops, and conferences around the country. She serves on the creative writing faculty of the New Hampshire Institute of Art, and teaches in the Master of Arts in Liberal Studies program at Dartmouth. She also leads expressive writing workshops at women’s shelters, the VA hospital, the restorative justice program, libraries, conferences, and a diversity of other nonprofit and educational organizations. For more information, see To reach her, email  

Deborah Heimann, Editor
Deb Heimann offers expert line editing, copy editing, and proofreading services. Deb has over twenty years of experience editing creative and professional online and print publications for a variety of authors, publishers, and organizations. For more information, see Contact Deb at

Nicola Smith, Editor 
Nicola Smith has had more than 20 years of editing, writing and reporting experience, and is available for developmental and line editing, and proof reading. The relationship between a writer and editor should be collaborative, supportive but also rigorous. A good editor can bring out the writer’s strengths and help clarify and refine a manuscript. Smith has written Harvest, a non-fiction book about a Vermont farm (The Lyons Press) and a play, Deployed, about the experiences of women veterans in the U.S. Military. She has also been a features and arts writer for the Valley News in Lebanon, N.H. She lives in Vermont. Her website is: She can be reached at