“I have gone through all of your copyedits and rewrites you’ve made to my company’s business documents and was very pleased with the quality of the work you delivered. I want to thank for your time and effort. Especially want to thank you for guiding me through the process!”

 Owen Baker

 Owner and Founder

 Burg Communications



“Your work is excellent. You really cleaned up and polished my material. You made such huge improvements to my book! I’m so happy with what you have accomplished with my book. Working with you was a pleasure!”


Dr. Don Kerson

Psychiatrist and Author of Getting Unstuck: Unraveling the Knot of Depression, Attention, and Trauma


“Mick has ability to edit content that is not in his own area of expertise—such as child abuse—and make changes/give feedback as to what sounds best to write in the content. We greatly appreciate your work as our Developmental Editor for our book—your work was excellent and timely. We could tell you really involved and committed yourself to our book. Thank you again.”


Eileen R. Giardino, PhD, RN, ANP-BC, FNP-BC

Coauthor, A Practical Guide to the Evaluation of Child Physical Abuse and Neglect

Associate Professor of Nursing Co-Track Director, Family Nurse Practitioner Program

University of Texas Health Science Center-Houston


"You did a fantastic job! The press releases and Web content are excellent. I couldn’t ask for better pieces of writing!"


Alex Schellhas

Account Executive



“Mick really fixed up my memoir—excellent ghostwriting job. He helped my voice flow without rambling, which I tend to do a lot. Never changing my thoughts, he helped me tell my coming of life story and added the finishing touches.”


Lloyd Daley, Sr.

Author of Lemonade Life: A Survivors Story


“An astute analysis and critique of the material. Mick went beyond the basic copyediting required.”


 Alan Westcott

 Sr. Production Editor

 Delmar/Cengage Learning


“As our Sr. Production Editor for the behavioral science titles, Mick ensured complete quality of all our books.”


Sarah Chu


Brunner-Routledge and Psychology Press (Taylor and Francis Books, Inc.)


“Mick has written a lot of copy for me over the years, but when he wrote my ‘Artist Statement,’ his copy really moved me. I recommend him to everyone!”


Luke Dohner

Luke Dohner Designs


“Mick brought personalized communication to our editorial needs. His editing skills and turnaround time are the backbone of his business. His attention to detail was precise.”


Paula Allen

Nova Publishers


“I want to thank you for the skillful editing and punctual return of the manuscript for Small Gas Engine Repair (3rd ed). Your copyediting was thorough and exacting. Thank you!”


Jim Wallis

Production Editor                                                                



“Thank you so much for your help, Mick, with my Phd dissertation. You were very meticulous, especially with the citations/references and complete APA style. I feel secure that the terminology and formatting are now consistent and that the paper is more concise and easier to read. I appreciate all of your work on my dissertation.”


 Dr. Sherry Abdelhadi

 Reading Specialist and Educational Consultant


“Brilliant copyediting and proofreading on The Columbia Gazetteer of the World Online. We were very pleased with the detailed corrections.”


Ian McCormick

Columbia University Press


“Having been Mick’s mentor, I watched him blossom into a conscientious and skilled editor.”


Lothlórien Homet (formerly of) SIGS Books and Multimedia/Cambridge University Press


“Thank you for the work on the books of Signalman Publishing. You’ve done a great job, I appreciate your attentiveness and suggestions. I realized you caught many small mistakes. Working with your corrected copy made the publishing of our books much easier.”


John McClure


Signalman Publishing



“The Institute for Public Dialogue needed precise researching and writing with just the right political bent. Mick delivered accurate and excellent work. Mick was a pleasure to work with; he is conscientious with his attention to detail. Mick brings a rare combination of skills, flexibility, and professionalism.”


John Connolly

Institute for Public Dialogue


“Mick Spillane is a creative and dedicated writer and editor. While working with him on his book about business/marketing/money management with Atlantic Publishing Group, he never ceased to amaze. He took a difficult subject, researched it, and put it into words that the average person could understand. He is easy to work with and has an exceptional attitude. I would recommend his work and would be happy to work with him again on any project.”


 Carrie Speight,

 Former Editor/Project Manager of Atlantic Publishing Group


I'm always happy to receive a manuscript to index in which Mick was the editor. I know it is going to be a clean, error-free manuscript—he goes over it with a fine-tooth-comb! All of Mick's years of working in-house as an editor really show; he thoroughly understands any manuscript.


Jessica McCurdy Crooks


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