Lara Zielinsky DBA LZ Edits

Meet your editor

Lara Zielinsky has been a journalist, technical writer, educator, fiction author, and fiction editor for more than 30 years. Over the last 20 years, her focus shifted exclusively to fiction. She has four novels traditionally published, and she has been editing other authors since 2006.

Affiliations: ACES, the society for editing; LGBTQ+ Editors; Romance Writers of America; Rainbow Romance Writers; Golden Crown Literary Society; and Bi+ Writers Association.

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The DBA “LZ Edits” was formed in 2022 as requests for Lara’s services went from part-time to full-time. Beginning with only copyediting, she has expanded into providing all types of editing. She also provides interactive/educational services related to book development: evaluation, consulting, and book coaching. A description of services and rates can be found here.

Self-Editing Guide

A workbook for the DIY fiction author

Published: 2022.

formats: ebook, print


Saturdays, 1 pm EST

Location: Zoom
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Services and Rates

Explanations of each service and rate, answers to FAQ, and forms for requesting a quote

Writing about writing

Blog and newsletter archive with advice on writing and editing.