Words Matter was founded by author Eric Sheridan Wyatt to help aspiring and established writers with their creative writing endeavors. Whether you have a creative writing project in mind or a complete manuscript, we can help. We offer various creative

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Book Development, Critique, and Editing

If you are looking for concrete, constructive feedback on your writing our editing services can act as a “fresh pair of eyes” to look at our work. We have deconstructed hundreds of creative writing texts.  Whether you need a manuscript

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Guided Self Publishing

If you decide that self-publishing is right for you, you will have to decide between print-on-demand, self-publishing, ebook, and vanity publishing. Not an easy feat. Further things to consider when self-publishing: editing the text, selecting a cover, typesetting the words, printing,

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In addition to teaching creative writing principles through various classes, lectures, and retreats, I also work one-on-one with a variety of writers and other creatives. Individual Writing Instruction: Learning Tailored to Your Creative Needs Working one-on-one is a preferred choice

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Insightful Encouragement

I was lost in my words until Eric helped me focus on what was worth keeping. His honest and insightful encouragement is invaluable.

Linda Gibson Ress Author of Crying Days

Easy on the Ego

Eric is able to communicate clearly and effectively what works and what doesn't. He does it in an encouraging way that is easy for a writer with a delicate ego to receive.

Anna James award-winning fiction writer

Your Truest Voice

Eric provides a clear summary of the book and a deep exploration of how the story succeeds. His suggestions help you find your truest voice.

Catherine Campbell fiction writer