Benign Editor offers editorial services under the skilled eye of Kilian Metcalf, Editorial Director and founder.

Kilian’s expertise comes from a comprehensive understanding of many facets of publishing.

Editing: Extensive work editing, copy editing and proofreading copy, headlines and captions for printers, writers, and publishers. Copy editing and proofreading manuscripts for publication. Copy editing for direct mail advertising agencies, local yellow page directories, published and pre-published authors.

Writing:   Author of two pre-published novels. Advertising copy for customers of direct mail advertising agency. Interviewing and writing articles for classical guitar newsletter. Copywriting flyers and brochures for non-profit organizations.

Design:  Designing and laying out copy and art work for direct mail advertising agency, local yellow page directories and jobbing printer. Designing newsletters, brochures and flyers for non-profit organizations. Experienced with computerized typesetter and desktop publishing.

Media Skills:   Fluent on Macintosh and IBM compatible computers. Experienced computer typesetting for advertising agency.  Competent in accessing online services for research.

Clients:  Judith Lewis Printers, Moonlight Graphics, Texas Tech University Press, On Target Direct Mail Advertising, Associated Publishers, Do Life Right Publishing.

Membership:  Editorial Freelancers Association, American Copy Editors Society, Romance Writers of America, Tucson Sisters in Crime.

Education: B.S. in nursing, The University of Phoenix, 2001, Certificate in editing, University of California Berkeley Extension, 2012.