The Editors

Photo by M Negrijn

M Negrijn

M Negrijn (she/her) has been editing professionally since 2008 and has been a member of Editors Canada since 2021. With experience in a broad range of writing styles (creative fiction, academic, technical, non-fiction, memoir etc.), she is well suited to take on just about any project.

In 2021, she has so far completed a substantive edit on three books (Heart of Sophie’s War, I am From Planet Earth and The Red Rose Chronicles) as well as proofreading and copy editing five more (Anna’s Legacy, Prelude to Sophie’s War, Henry the VIII’s Motorcycle, Rogue’s Gallery and Sarah’s Choice). She has also released her fifth book, Julianne. She is currently accepting contracts for the remainder of 2021.

  • Technical Writer (Algonquin College, Ottawa, ON)        2017
  • Certified Heritage Interpreter (eMerit, Clarenville, NL) 2014                                               
  • Master of Arts (Memorial University, St. John’s, NL)     2011                                        
  • Bachelor of Arts (Hon) (Memorial University, St. John’s, NL)  2006

Editing (2016-present)                                                                                          

Novel In the Wake of Sophie’s War 2022 (substantive)

Novel In Alison’s Keeping 2022 (copy edit)

Novel Ruins in Silk 2022 (copy edit)

Novel Sarah’s Choice 2021 (copy edit)

Novel Anna’s Legacy 2021 (copy edit)

Novel Heart of Sophie’s War 2021 (substantive)

Non-Fiction Henry the VIII’s Motorcycle 2021 (Proofread)

Memoir I am From Planet Earth 2021 (co-authored/substantive edit)

Essays Rogue’s Gallery 2021 (Proofread)

Novel The Blue Pendant 2020 (copy edit)

Novel Believing Her Lies 2020 (substantive/copy edit)

Memoir Save Some for Me 2019 (copy-edit)

Short Stories in A Two-four of Tales 2019 (substantive)

Novel Prelude to Sophie’s War 2019/2021 (substantive/copy edit)

Novel Christmas at Lavender Cottage 2018 (substantive)

Short Stories in Twenty in Eighteen 2018 (substantive)

Novel When Love Ends, Romance Begins 2018 (substantive)

Essays Our World is Burning by Dr. Ian Prattis 2017 (substantive)

Short Stories in Ottawa One Five O 2017 (substantive)

Memoir The Spirit of Courage by Angela Ashawasegai 2018 (substantive)

Memoir The Three Revolutionaries by Frank Hegyi 2016 (substantive)

Photo by Warren Skomorowski

Rhea Skomorowski

Rhea Skomorowski (she/her) is the newest author working with A Good Idea Publications. Her speciality is in proof reading and her eagle eyes catch typos even in traditionally published works. She has been working exclusively with M Negrijn for five years but has recently decided to expand and joined the company. She’s looking forward to working with clients on a solo basis or in conjunction with M Negrijn.

Editing (2017-Present)

The Red Rose Chronicles 2021 (proofread)

Julianne 2021 (proofread)

Another Chance in London 2020 (proofread)

Pure Red Sand: A Family Affair 2019 (proofread)

Pure Red Sand: Uncomfortable Truths 2018 (proofread)

Pure Red Sand: An Expensive Retreat 2017 (proofread)