In my long writing journey, finding Dustin and The Author’s Hand made my work grow at an extraordinary speed and depth. I have learned so much from him on plot, character development, as well as seeing new possibilities with my writing. He has been instrumental in world-building so that the series now has a richness that I never would have created without his help.

He is very honest, which is what I needed from an editor. He tells me what’s great and what to ditch, and he’s almost always right. My highest recommendation.
— PJ GILBERS, AUTHOR

Dustin is to the editing world what Jordan was to basketball. If I could have a line of literary shoes designed for him, I would - and they would enable him to walk on water and change water to whiskey.

The Author’s Hand read my manuscript and had it edited in 24 hours, then helped me get it up on Amazon within a fortnight. Watching Dustin work within the world or words and publishing was like watching Moses part the seas just to deliver a book to the other side - on a Monday. He’s smart, honest, efficient and dedicated. I have found the Gandalf the Grey of editing and it is The Author’s Hand.
— AUGUST ESQUIRE - AUTHOR

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I cannot overstate the help that The Author’s Hand was in bringing my story from a jumbled mass of words to the crisp, fast-paced Action-Fantasy that it has become. This was my first time publishing in fiction, so having an experienced mentor was invaluable. The Author’s Hand was there with me every step of the way, from developmental editing to marketing.

The responsiveness and quality of interactions was unparalleled. Each time I sent a new set of chapters, an email would magically appear (faster than should have been humanly possible) filled with constructive feedback and supportive encouragement. Open and honest feedback from experienced mentors like this is what makes us better writers. I would recommend The Author’s Hand to anyone.
— PETER REDMOND, AUTHOR

I always wanted to write a novel. I even had the infamous ‘shitty first draft’ on my laptop. But it wasn’t good enough and I didn’t know how to improve it.

Enter Dustin and The Author’s Hand’s Mentorship program, which supported me throughout my journey from outlining to editing. With Dustin’s expert help and guidance, I was able to write, edit and self-publish my debut novel in two months! I couldn’t be happier and would recommend The Author’s Hand to any budding author out there. I learned so much and am eternally grateful.
— JOBIE BALDWIN, AUTHOR

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It can be a really difficult thing as a writer to ask for help with your work. So, thankfully, when I finally did reach out for help, I turned to the right people.

Working with the team at The Author’s Hand was a positive and highly productive experience for me, and I would recommend their services to anyone seeking assistance with their written work at any stage of development.

What I gained from them was not only direct and timely feedback, but also a sense of sincere support and investment in MY writing, and in my success. This feeling of being genuinely respected by their talented team was an invaluable part of the experience and helped me build my confidence in my own talent and skill as a writer.
— KJELTI A., JOURNALIST, TEACHER & CONTENT DEVELOPER