"I've worked with people who were professional and with people who were personable, but Ally is blessed with being both...and that's a rare combination!"
-John M. Samson
editor/author of The Simon & Schuster Crossword Puzzle Series
Put Your Best Word Forward
We believe that clear, effective communication is all-important—it's the difference between having ideas and sharing them with others. The right combination and presentation of words can help you connect with people instead of just being heard. Got a great story to tell? Maybe, but no one
"In every instance, Ally has understood exactly what the project needed and delivered just the right level of guidance to the authors and to us. But her ability to tailor her editorial and writing skills to a wide variety of books is just one facet of her professionalism. Ally has also never missed a deadline, deals calmly and effectively with challenging projects, and is the perfect collaborator. Ally is an absolute find!"
Editorial Director, Hatherleigh Press
Whether you're in business or are an author-to-be, your written materials represent you in your chosen marketplace. We can help you ensure those materials are working hard for you. With over a decade of experience, including acquiring and editing books for Simon & Schuster, Ally Machate is pleased to offer a wide range of services through a growing team of editorial professionals to meet all your content-related needs.
Ambitious Enterprises can help you put your best word forward by writing or editing to your specifications and shaping top quality projects, from websites and brochures to book proposals and manuscripts. We can also guide you through the submission or self-publication process, assisting you to build an appropriate author platform, find an agent, and promote your book.
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