I am in the process of writing a book and have had the good fortune of engaging the services of Herta Feely - author, essayist, and editor. Within a two-month period Herta pored over the 75 thousand words that I sent her and provided a lessor in writing that hitherto I haven't encountered in formal education, from Catholic grammar school or doctoral studies in NYU. Never shying away from criticism or praise, Herta provided a nuanced study of my work. As a result, a much greater degree of clarity has replaced confusion and I am completing my work with new enthusiasm.
- Jim Gilbert PhD
Herta Feely and Chrysalis Editorial have been absolutely dedicated and professional in helping me improve my manuscript. Their instincts and hard work have proved invaluable as I move forward in bringing my next novel to the marketplace.
– Tom Coffey (author of Blood Alley, Miami Twilight, The Serpent Club, and Bright Morning Star (April 2015, Oak Tree Press)).
Herta knows the business. She’s a highly skilled writer and editor. she helped me find my “voice” and honed my work until it was accepted for publication!
- Tobias Lanz (non-fiction, The Life and Fate of the Indian Tiger, ABC-CLIO)
Herta Feely is a pleasure to work with. She helped me compose a query letter that caught the eye of two New York City editors, both of whom asked to see my manuscript. She has a firm but gentle hand, and better yet, she has compassion for writer anxiety and can adjust her tone accordingly. I am extremely grateful to Herta. She has an astute eye for both macro and micro-editing, and I have been very pleased with the suggestions she has given me. I can’t imagine getting as far as I have without her help. Thank you Herta! I’m sure I’ll be back for more help soon enough.
– Diana Friedman (novel, All That You Can Leave Behind)