Lynnette Labelle is a freelance editor with over sixteen years of experience. She’s the owner of Labelle’s Writing on the Wall, an editing and coaching service for writers.
Lynnette’s clients range from new writers to New York Times and USA Today best-selling authors like Roni Loren, Rebecca Hamilton, and Cristin Harber. Lynnette works with indie authors and writers seeking traditional publishing.
Lynnette specializes in developmental and line editing for romance (romantic suspense, paranormal romance, romantic thriller, contemporary romance, and romantic comedy), contemporary, mystery, crime fiction, psychological thriller, suspense, horror, paranormal/supernatural, fantasy, urban fantasy, dystopian, women’s fiction, NA, YA, and SOME science fiction (no aliens or futuristic stories). She also helps writers create hooky query letters and strong synopses, and she teaches several writing classes.
Lynnette has a bachelor of education degree from the University of Manitoba, where she specialized in English and French. She excelled in Advanced Creative Writing in university and studied writing for children and teens through the Institute of Children’s Literature. She’s a member of the Editorial Freelancers Association, Romance Writers of America, and Savvy Authors. She’s been a Pitch Wars mentor since 2015.
Lynnette is a 2017 Golden Heart ® Finalist. She won 2nd place in the 2016 Daphne du Maurier Award for Excellence in Mystery/Suspense contest and was a finalist in 2015. She won 1st place in the romantic suspense category of the 2014 Winter Rose Contest offered through the Yellow Rose RWA chapter and 1st place in the 2015 Denver Molly contest.