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Services for writers

Looking for a freelance editor? Book cover designer? Writer's coach? You've come to the right place!

Members of NCW who provide services for writers. NCW provides this list as a resource for the writing community.

This is an open list. As an organization, we do not provide specific recommendations.

Nick Armstrong

Nick Armstrong of WTF Marketing specializes in creative marketing strategy. Whether you're trying to raise funds for your next great novel, grow a following and stay connected to your core fans, or looking for a creative way to break into a new audience, Nick can help you create and execute a plan to be profitable from the moment you publish.

Nick's team also helps to manage the creation and distribution of audiobooks and audio dramas (for fictional works) at an affordable price through his production company, Giant Gnome Productions.

Nick is also the organizer of Fort Collins Startup Week and Fort Collins Comic Con. Both feature live events and podcasts interviewing local entrepreneurs, authors, creators, etc. Please reach out to Nick to schedule an appearance, talk, or interview.


Kayla Hjelmstad

Kayla Hjelmstad is a freelance web designer and developer, and the founder of SheCode Designs. She works mainly with WordPress websites and provides website design, website development, website hosting, plugin creation, and website maintenance, as well as other services. Her web development services range from basic Wordpress set up to completely custom websites designed exactly how you want them to look. Kayla has a degree in Computer Science from the Colorado School of Mines and is hoping to help writers be seen on the internet through creating them stunning websites and improving their Search Engine Optimization (SEO) so that their website shows up on Google. She can be reached at or at  

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Molly McCowan

As an accomplished developmental editor, copyeditor, book coach, and public speaker, Molly McCowan has helped authors take their careers—and their writing skills—to the next level.

Sought out by The Great CoursesĀ® for their upcoming course on self-editing for writers, Molly has worked with renowned publishers like HarperCollins, Routledge, Oxford University Press, and Taylor & Francis, as well as independent authors, to take manuscripts from idea to published book.

Molly is a board member of the Editorial Freelancers Association and the founder of Shut Up & Write!™ Fort Collins and NoCo Professional Editors & Writers Roundtable.

You don’t have to navigate the complicated world of writing and publishing alone. Visit today to get the support and high-quality services you need to produce your very best work!


Bonnie McKnight

As an editor and writing coach, I provide a full range of editorial services, from writing coaching and content editing to proofreading. I specialize in genre fiction; children’s, middle grade, and young adult fiction; and historical fiction and non-fiction. Visit my website, Lady Knight Editing, or email me at for more information. Read my blog for writing tips, book analysis, and random history facts!


Erin Walton

I am professional writer and editor with an MFA in Creative Nonfiction, an MA in Psychology, and extensive experience writing and editing. As a professional editor, I provide the following services: copyediting/proofreading, content editing, developmental editing, and beta reading. I am passionate about all aspects of the creative process and apply best practices in polishing manuscripts/documents for publication or professional purposes. For more information, please see my website: Please email me if you interested in learning more about my editing services. My email address is as follows:


Shelley Widhalm

Shelley Widhalm is a freelance writer and editor and founder of Shell’s Ink Services, a writing and editing service based in Loveland, Colo. She provides editing, writing and ghostwriting services and can help perfect a project from a short story to a novel. Her editing services range from line level for grammar, mechanics and style to overall content for structure, approach and organization. She also offers consultations on writing and editing. She has more than 15 years of experience in communications and holds a master of arts degree in English from Colorado State University. She can be reached at or


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