Writer * Editor * Copy Rescuer

Services

Terrific Writing

So you want concise, engaging, and on-time copy? My clients will tell you I’m an excellent writer, great to work with, creative, collaborative, and deadline-driven…everything you’re looking for in a writer.

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Slightly Obsessive Editing

Skillful editing — structural analysis, theme development, narrative flow — makes the difference between ho-hum copy and compelling reading. Copy editing cleans up all the little mistakes that interfere with readability. I can work with you on both levels, depending on your needs.

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Content Consultation

Be clear! Before the first sentence of the first draft takes shape, you and your writer must know what message you want to deliver and what audience you’re trying to reach. Don’t know? I can help you clarify your message and target your audience.

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Testimonials
  • “As editor of Portland State Magazine, I want to tell compelling stories with a purpose, and Meg DesCamp is a writer who does that. She gathers and weaves interesting and thoughtful tales that gets to the magazine’s ultimate purpose: making people proud to be PSU alumni. Her articles ‘Here in America’ and ‘Is Portland really Portlandia?’ were readers’ favorites—hands down.”

    – Kathryn Kirkland, Editor, PSU Magazine

  • “Working with Meg is a pleasure. She’s smart, she responds immediately to any questions or concerns, and her writing style is fabulous. In addition, she can turn the most garbled writing into clear, error-free, grammatically correct text. Meg is the choir’s go-to writer and editor and I recommend her highly.”

    – Ruth Finn, Managing Director, Pacific Youth Choir

  • “Meg performed a complete, cover-to-cover editing of my book ‘In Search of Fatherhood: Daughters Praising, Speaking Up, Talking Back.’ I have hired her for marketing writing and editing as well. She has a keen eye for detail and superb ear for narrative tone and manner. She is diligent, smart, and fast.”

    – Kevin Renner, President, BrandNew