2nd Draft Manuscript Editors
Our 2nd Draft writing editors will give you expert advice on your manuscript. They will provide a writing critique and writing advice that will enable you to edit your writing and make your manuscript shine! If you want writing advice from published authors, an honest creative writing critique, and tips on revising your manuscript than the 2nd Draft service is for you! Many of our critique editors are also WDU online workshop instructors.
Jack Adler's published novels include Ditsy & Champion and Parthian Retreat, Seres Sanctuary, & Parthian Karma, a historical trilogy. Jack's nonfiction books include, Make Steady Money As A Travel Writer-Without Traveling, Consumer’s Guide to Travel, Exploring Historic California, Companion Guide to Southern India, and There’s a Bullet Hole in Your Window, a nonfiction collection of his own travel experiences.
John DeChancie is the author of two dozen books, both fiction and nonfiction. His novels in the science fiction and fantasy genres have been attracting a wide readership for more than fifteen years, and over a million copies of his books have seen print, many in foreign languages. His humorous fantasy series, beginning with Castle Perilous, became a best seller for Berkley/Ace. John’s novel Witchblade: Talons was republished by iBooks (Simon and Shuster), and the entire Castle Perilous series and the Starrigger trilogy were recently published in translation in Russia.
The writing career of romance novelist Terri Valentine is truly a Cinderella story. An avid reader all of her life, she began writing her first historical romance in the summer of 1985 on an old Smith-Corona manual typewriter. To date, she has ten romance novels and a Christmas short story in publication. Sweet Paradise was nominated for Best Romance Adventure by Romantic Times and Louisiana Caress received a coveted K.I.S.S (Knight in Shining Silver) Award from Romantic Times. At present she is under contract for two more historicals, and she is currently working on a high-concept romantic novel that her agent anxiously awaits. She has also written a screenplay that is in production rewrites.
Dr. Cherri Randall is the author of The Memory of Orchids (novel, 2011 Cyberwit) and was a finalist in Clapboard House’s Best of the House 2011 Short Story Contest and was a finalist for Skywater Publishing Sol’s Books short story collection in 2009. Her short stories have appeared in Blood Lotus, Lake Effect, Paradigm, The Fertile Source, Blue Earth Review, Permafrost Review, The Potomac Review, Colere, and Bewildering Stories. She was the recipient of the Baucum Fulkerson Fiction Award at the University of Arkansas where she completed an MFA in creative writing and a PhD in English Literature.
Jeff Yeager spent 24 years working as a CEO and senior executive with national nonprofit organizations in Washington, DC before launching his career as an author, freelance writer, media personality, and public speaker in 2004.
During his career in the nonprofit sector and as a freelance writer, media credits for Jeffrey Yeager include the following: New York Times, USA Today, AARP The Magazine, Washington Post, Wall Street Journal, Chicago Tribune, Boston Globe, Cleveland Plain Dealer, Miami Herald, Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Detroit News & Free Press, Houston Chronicle, Reader’s Digest, Budget Living, Quick & Simple, Writer’s Digest, Bottom Line Personal, NBC Today Show, CNN, FOX News, PBS, ABC Evening News, and FOX Business.