Writing, editing and proofreading

It's a question of...


The difference

between the right word and the almost

right word is the

difference between

lightning and the

lightning bug.


~ Mark Twain

What can Touchstone do for you?


  • Hone your individual writing style.

  • Edit for dramatic effect, clarity, and consistency.

  • Proofread for grammar, spelling, and punctuation.

  • Assess characters, their motivations, and their actions.

  • Analyze plot organization, flow, and progression.

  • Refine descriptive word choice.

  • Sharpen and focus action.

Polish provides luster, adds richness, and enhances beauty. It works on fingernails, shoes, furniture, your car. And on your words.


Touchstone can polish your writing, whether a novel, a YA or kids book, a memoir, or a sci-fi adventure/fantasy. An outside perspective allows unbiased assessment of word choice, style, tone, characters, plot development, and action, freeing you to focus on your ideas and follow your inspiration.

Give your writing the finishing touch, that shine that comes from a professional's hand. Because when the question is quality, the answer is Touchstone.