Kill your darlings, kill your darlings, even when it breaks your egocentric little scribbler’s heart, kill your darlings.
— Stephen King, On Writing

We can help you write and edit the book you've been dreaming of.

Do you have a story to tell, but don't know how to get started? Or a rough draft that's not working, and you don't know what it needs? Are typos in your indie published book yielding negative reviews?  

Let Leslie and her team of skilled editors whip your work in progress into shape and bring your book to fruition.

Before & After Editing specializes in non-fiction work, whether it's a business book to spread your ideas and boost your speaking business, a self-help guide, a memoir, or a family or corporate history. Get in contact with us today.


Are you looking for Leslie Watts Editor or Edit Your Darlings?

You're in the right place! In an exciting move, we're re-branding to Before & After Editing. Leslie is still offering all the same editing services, but this new brand will allow for new and expanded opportunities. Stay tuned for details!