Christina DeDora

Editor | Author


Editing & Critiquing

Christina is available to offer developmental editing to your short story, novel, manuscript excerpt, or your entire novel. Please reach out to her via the email provided below to discuss your project and see if she'd be a good fit. She specializes in fiction, fantasy, light science fiction, and YA/Adult. She will offer feedback and constructive critiques on plot structure, pacing, writing craft, character arcs, logistics, some light grammar/line editing, and can answer any other questions you may have:

First Chapter or Excerpt (up to 5,000 words) - up to $30

Short Story (5,001 to 9,999 words) - up to $75

Novella (10,000 to 40,000 words) - up to $250

Full Length Novel (40,000 to 75,000 words) - up to $500

Please contact Christina via the email below for any questions, including current turn time. There may be additional fees for rush requests.


The Steel of Cameron Fletcher

WINNER of Writer-Writer's

2018 International Fantasy Short Story Competition, Phoenix Rising


A shape-shifter with PTSD battles her past.

Read it here.


In a world where people can control light, water, or neither, Princess Ara of the light bearing country discovers she can control both. As the news spreads, light-devouring monsters target Ara and threaten her city for a taste of her power.

YA Fantasy Novel - 71,000 words

currently seeking representation


Christina DeDora is a graduate of Stony Brook University, where she received her degree in English with a minor in Writing. She also received her graduate certificate in Children's Literature from Stony Brook Southampton. She lives and works in Long Island, New York and loves things that involve sitting, especially reading, writing, and playing piano.

Christina won first prize in Writer-Writer's 2018 International Fantasy Short Story Competition, Phoenix Rising, under the pseudonym Kristin Clarke, with her short story entitled, "The Steel of Cameron Fletcher." She is currently querying her first novel, a YA Fantasy entitled ONYX & OPAL.