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Cup and Quill offers editing services for experienced and novice writers from all walks of life. We welcome fiction and non-fiction manuscripts. Our one-on-one coaching packages help writers navigate the writing process from beginning to end.

Schedule a free consultation to learn more about how people who love stories can help you tell yours.



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Need a little help getting your story out? We can do that!


We can take your manuscript from finished to polished.


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editorial services for every writer

Trust your writing to Cup and Quill and get a professor’s touch. Dr. Linda Tucker, the founder of Cup and Quill, has over two decades of experience as a writer and professor. She and her team of highly credentialed editors can help you achieve your goals as a writer and bring your projects to life. We offer a full range of coaching, editing, and proofreading services for writers of all levels. We invite you to schedule a free consultation with Dr. Tucker to learn more.

Bring your vision to life

we can make it happen

Cup and Quill editors understand that writing a book is a bucket list item for many people. As a Cup and Quill client, you will never feel as though you’re just a word count. We take your dreams and goals seriously and are honored to be fellow travelers on your writing journey.  

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from the blog

Shimmer and Dance

One of my earliest memories occurred when I was about two years old.    My family lived near the town of Port Elgin, a small tourist destination on the shore of Lake Huron, in a two-story apartment. The apartment comprised the front half of an old farmhouse, typical of those one finds throughout southern Ontario, Canada.  The farmhouse apartment had a stairway from the kitchen to the second floor. There were two steps to a small landing and about eight more steps leading to three small bedrooms and a bathroom on the second floor. A window at the top of the

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Divine Intervention: The Story of SAU’s Stolen Horses and a Hero

https://horseauthority.co/remembering-credit-card   When five of Southern Arkansas University’s rodeo team horses were stolen on November 2, 2011, Coach Rusty Hayes demonstrated that he is not one to stand back and let someone else figure out how to fix a problem. Instead, after the terrible discovery of the thefts that morning, Rusty immediately went into action. Over the next month, he repeatedly went to the mat for his rodeo team and the stolen horses. By now, most people know the story and have probably heard some of the gruesome details surrounding Credit Card’s death. The entire SAU family is devastated by

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Rebecca’s Story: How I Became an Editor

Born to Be an English Major  When I decided to go to college as a forty-something, there was no question in my mind that I would be an English major. I was born to be an English major. Still, I had no idea that the journey I was embarking on would change me forever. I anticipated a degree that would broaden my job opportunities. I did not expect that every belief I’d ever held would be challenged, or that I’d be forced to ponder the merits of my beliefs.  An Empty Nester After a series of unfortunate events and a

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