Tiffany Vakilian
Speak Fire Publishing

With her Master’s in Transformative Language Arts, Tiffany Vakilian’s strength is comprehensive editing, and authors benefit from her publishing industry experience. Tiffany’s favorite genres to edit are poetry, science fiction, fantasy, and Christian (fiction and nonfiction).

Tiffany’s strength is in comprehensive editing for optimal story flow. You’ll benefit from her years of publishing industry freelancing and her ear for dialogue. She will ask the right questions to help you trim and hone each chapter, lesson, or plot point, ensuring readers get your best work. Optimizing the use of visual space is an important part of editing, and for that reason, Tiffany brings mindfulness to print or digital copy. Formatting visual space is also an important part of editing, and Tiffany brings her gifts for interior formatting to your manuscript, offering her talents in post-production and packaging. It is an important part of the reader experience, and she will bring polish to your copy, whether print or digital.

Tiffany loves to launch stories that might be stuck at the manuscript stage, which is why she created the Manuscript to Market Process. There, Tiffany helps clients create polished proofs that are ready for the world.

Editing Services
Copyediting, Developmental editing, Line editing, Substantive
Writing Services
Books, Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry
Other Services
Author coaching, Content review, Design, Manuscript critique, Publishing
Fiction Genres
Fantasy, Poetry, Science fiction
Nonfiction Genres
Autobiography and memoir, Biography, Creative nonfiction, Self-help
Age Levels
Young adult, Adult
Style Manuals
Associated Press Stylebook (AP), Chicago Manual of Style (CMOS), Microsoft Writing Style Guide, Modern Language Association (MLA)
Adobe Acrobat Pro, Adobe Acrobat Reader, Adobe InDesign, Google Docs, Google Sheets, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word, PerfectIt
Other Memberships
ACES: The Society for Editing, Editorial Freelancers Association, Independent Book Publishers Association