Welcome to the new home of Nicole Roccas Editing!
When I started editing professionally several years ago, I made my storefront myname.com (nicoleroccas.com). I had no way of knowing at the time that I was soon to become not just an editor but an author (!) and would need a website with my name to showcase my books and other writing.
Lesson learned: when starting a business, don't just name it after yourself. You never know when and if you'll need your name for something else--like a book cover!
So for the last several months, I've been disentangling my editorial services from my authorial self. This new website and company--The Writer's Loom--is the product of those efforts.
I chose the name Writer's Loom because I have always related to editing and writing in the way that I relate to knitting and sewing. I love textile crafts--I love the loose ends and chaos of strands and the messiness of it all. I love the evolution of it all. And, most of all, I love how the chaos is not really chaos--there's always a rhyme and reason, and there is always room for order on the chaos. Part of what I
It's still a work in progress, but you'll find a growing number of resources and tools that are useful to writers. This blog, meanwhile, will be used exclusively for content that benefits the clients I work for. I'll write about how to write better and more efficiently, as well as other struggles like time and project management that are of perennial interest to writers and editors alike. Feel free to subscribe to my newsletter for updates and alerts to new content and free resources!
And, as always, if you are a writer who has gotten stuck somewhere in the labyrinth of a writing project, never hesitate to contact me for a free consultation!
Writer's Loom Blog
In praise of tight writing in a world of loose ends.