Writing Services

Do you need a professional editor for your manuscript?
Would you like to work one-on-one with a writing mentor?

This directory of writing services is maintained by Lake Superior Writers as a resources for our members and visitors to our website who are seeking a writing mentor, editing or proofreading services, or other writing services. You are invited to contact the individuals listed here to learn more about their rates and how they work with clients.

A listing in this directory is free. If you would like to be listed, please contact writers@lakesuperiorwriters.org. Please include a professional bio, a description of your services, how you wish to be contacted, and your website address. Please keep your listing to 100 words.

Disclaimer: The individuals and services listed here have not been endorsed by Lake Superior Writers.


Judy has extensive experience as a writer and writing teacher. Her work appears on public radio, in regional and national media, and in literary journals. Recipient of a 2016 ARAC grant, and a 2017 Minnesota State Arts Board grant for the completion of her first novel, her short story, “Superior Mordant” is in Going Coastal, the Lake Superior Writers anthology. Judy would love to help Northland writers with editing, mentoring, grant applications and other services. She’s happy to talk with you about your project in a brief phone conversation, free of charge. You can email her at judybudreau@gmail.com.


Nancy edits commercial, creative, technical and scholarly writing. Her several years of experience include: College of St. Catherine Alum magazine, Argosy PhD/EdD dissertations, clothing catalog, radio advertisements, political campaign materials, and educational literature textbooks and online versions.


Jeannie is a former editor for an online flash fiction publication. Her short stories have been published in various online and print publications. Jeannie has taught classes at writers’ workshops and conferences, most recently at the University of Wisconsin/Superior, focusing on the craft of writing and the submission process. Jeannie offers her mentor and editing services to fiction writers. The Facebook page for her Editing/Mentoring business is Summit Editing Service.


Justin Powers is completing a degree in writing at UMD while working as a writer/editor/art director. He is about to finish his first book. As a journalist, Justin has written for magazines and newspapers.


Amber Laura has a Bachelor of Arts Degree in English Language and Literature, with a double minor in Creative Writing and Professional Writing. An accomplished author, blogger, vlogger, and publisher, she also offers professional fiction editing through her small business, LitLiber—with a focus on developmental and line editing services. For more information (including package details and pricing), visit her website at: http://litliber.com/editing-services.