Deborah Brodie: Freelance Editor, Book Doctor, Writing Coach & Teacher of Creative Writing

It is with great sadness that we report that Deborah Brodie passed away on June 27th, 2012. Publisher's Weekly has posted an obituary, here.


Nathan Englander, author of international literary bestsellers:

Deborah Brodie is a gifted editor with a golden ear. She can see a story’s true potential and — walking you through draft after draft — she’ll guide you to that mark. She’s a treasure.

Jane Yolen, award-winning author of 300 books for children, teens, and adults:

Anyone really interested in publishing the very best book they can write could hardly do better than with Deborah’s editorial advice.” 

Tracey Adams and Josh Adams, international literary agents:

Our clients value Deborah’s vast publishing knowledge, in-depth editing, and nurturing presence.

Patricia Reilly Giff, author of two Newbery-Honor winners:

Deborah Brodie is a wonderful editor, warm and responsive to the writer.