"Erica Russikoff has an eagle eye and a passion for the work she does. Never have I worked with someone so thorough and so genuinely supportive of the author's story. Despite her critical attention, she's very uplifting and generous with praise. I truly feel like she 'gets' me, understands what I'm trying to achieve, and makes every effort to help me reach that goal. She's the editor I've been searching my whole career for, and I consider myself lucky to get to work with her."
– Laurelin Paige, New York Times and USA Today Bestselling Author
"I had wanted Erica to proof Bad Mommy, but our schedules didn't work out. Fortunately, they aligned for Atheists Who Kneel and Pray. Erica was efficient, and her notes were helpful. Her attention to detail is amazing. Not only did she catch plot hiccups, but she also found grammatical and punctuation mistakes. I incorporated many of her changes and suggestions. She also returned the book to me before it was due, which I was happy about. I hope to work with her again in the future."
– Tarryn Fisher, New York Times and USA Today Bestselling Author (www.tarrynfisher.com)
"As an author, it can be hard to willingly hand over your manuscript to just anyone. I trust Erica completely, knowing she will handle my words with love and care...and with her amazingly sharp eye."
– Willow Aster, USA Today Bestselling Author
"I used Erica for the first time on my longest and most complex book to date, American King. Not only was it long and layered with multiple POVs, but it was the last book in a trilogy, making it extra tricky to jump into, but Erica made it look easy. She found things my editor and my first proofreader hadn't caught, she was exceptionally thorough, and she had a keen eye for character and plot details in addition to grammatical issues. She was also extremely easy and kind to communicate with, not to mention prompt! I would recommend her in a heartbeat to anyone who asked!"
– Sierra Simone, USA Today Bestselling Author
"I had the pleasure of being approached by Erica and enlisting her help on First Debt (Indebted #2). Not only was she lovely to deal with via email, her replies were prompt, her comments well thought out, and her editing eye extremely focused on detail. I feel much more confident in the quality of my work and won’t hesitate to recommend her and use her for my future titles. If you’re looking for a fantastic editor or proofreader, contact Erica for a quote."
– Pepper Winters, New York Times and USA Today Bestselling Author (www.pepperwinters.com)
"I am very picky when it comes to who I ask to edit my poetry. Finding someone who will polish my work beautifully while not altering my specific voice isn't easy. Erica's editing style fits perfectly with my writing. She cleaned my manuscript up and I never had to worry about fighting to make sure my style was not altered. She is prompt, professional, and very easy to work with. I look forward to coming to her again for future projects."
– J.R. Rogue, Bestselling Author
"I really enjoyed working with Erica. She was prompt and professional and I can't wait to work with her again."
– Sarina Bowen, USA Today Bestselling Author
"I was incredibly lucky to have the opportunity to work with Erica. Not only was she extremely prompt and polite in her communication, but she produced amazing results with a great eye for detail. I feel like she analyzed my writing style and delivered results tailored for me, specifically as a writer. Long story short, I didn't feel like I was getting a generic, robotic read-through but a genuine and complete editing experience. I would highly recommend her to anyone looking to add a professional polish to their work."
– Lana Sky, Bestselling Author
"I had the pleasure of working with Erica over the course of four novels. It was an experience that I fully intend on re-living. Not only did she help me pull my writing into sharper focus at the sentence level, but she also didn’t shy away from questioning the plot or my characters’ motivations. She absolutely made my work better. And as a bonus, her emails were always prompt and friendly. I can’t recommend Erica’s work enough."
– LL Meyer, Author of the Penny series (https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/16646833.L_L_Meyer)
"If you’re a writer, you know the most important part of the process, besides the actual writing of the story, is the editing—to which I have Erica to thank. I found out about Erica when one of my favorite authors recommended her. I was a little hesitant because it would be my debut book and I wasn’t certain what to expect, but I figured I’d give her a try since I’d read her work and was pleasantly surprised that I couldn’t remember spotting even one little thing that might have slipped through the cracks—she is human after all. Contacting Erica was one of the best decisions I’d made in the whole writing process. She was very easy to work with, she gave me tips on how to make the editing process go smoother, and she cut back on the turnaround time. She’s very responsive to email—always responding within 24 hours. I can’t say enough good things about Erica. I know the one thing that I won’t have to worry about is my work being judged for any editing errors."
– Cee Smith, Author of the Stolen series, the Just This Once series,
and Everett (www.facebook.com/Ceesmithauthor)
"I discovered Erica via a glowing blog post and reached out to her for full editing services. She was prompt, professional, and genuinely engaged in the process, which was huge for me (not to mention, spot on with all her edits, feedback, and insight). I told her this was my first work, and she shepherded me through the revision process with the utmost respect. Whether it's book 1 or 61, I know who my editor will be."
– T.K. Ella, Author of Streaming Hearts (to be released in 2018)
"The Fates looked favorably upon me in my quest to find just the right editor for my creative endeavor.
My journey took me to Cal Poly Pomona in search of someone who could edit and review my book. When I approached the Head of the English Department with my daunting task, she, without hesitation, jotted a name and telephone number on a piece of paper, and handed it to me.
That name was Erica, who became both my friend and mentor.
She embraced my project with boundless energy and enthusiasm, tackling those nagging grammatical mistakes and punctuation errors. She made sure that the novel's content was concise and easy to comprehend. Close attention was paid to character development, story structure, and the continuity of details. In short, this gal did it all.
On a rating scale of 5 yelps being best, I’d give her 5…yes, she’s just that good!"
– Kathy Olsen, Author of A Possum's Tale (to be released in 2018)