Jim Thomsen has been a manuscript editor since 2010. He has provided developmental editing, line editing, copy editing and proofreading services to more than three hundred author clients since 2010. Before, he spent more than twenty years as a reporter and copy editor at newspapers all over the West Coast. He is based in his childhood hometown of Bainbridge Island, Washington, and can usually be found wielding his red pen in the island’s coffee shops, pubs and cafés. When not editing, Jim can be found writing and reading hardboiled crime fiction, and taking “Noir Where You Are” photographs for his Instagram page.