About Me

Jane Fleming Fransson is a freelance editor and writer with over 20 years of experience working on narrative non-fiction and fiction. Services include:

  • Proposal Writing and Editing
  • Ghostwriting
  • Developmental and Line Editing
  • Book Doctoring
  • Writing Coaching
  • Critical Reading
  • Project Management
  • Publishing Consulting

The books I’ve edited over the course of my career have included several New York Times and national bestsellers, and been named to numerous Best Books of the Year lists, including those of the New York Times Book ReviewNew York TimesSan Francisco Chronicle, Christian Science Monitor, Washington Post, NPR, Publisher’s Weekly, and Amazon, as well as been shortlisted for and/or won prestigious awards, including the National Book Awards, the Pulitzer Prize, the James Beard awards, the Caroline Bancroft History Prize, the Christopher Award, and the Edgar Awards.

Authors I’ve worked with over the years include (in alphabetical order): Ian Baker, Sara Benincasa, Will Bardenwerper, Frank Bruni, Novella Carpenter, Heather Chaplin, Soraya Chemaly, Jill Davis, John Donvan, Pamela Druckerman, Deanna Fei, Camilla Gibb, James Gordon, Paul Greenberg, MJ Hegar, Lian Hearn, Georgia Hunter, Emma Larkin, Simon LeVay, Marina Lewycka, Elisa Ludwig, Christine Montross, Craig Mullaney, Ann Napolitano, Priya Parker, Georgia Pelligrini, Shawna Yang Ryan, Jim Sheeler, Sadia Shepard, Jane S. Smith, Dana Thomas, Lindy Tsang, Jason Zinoman, and Caren Zucker.