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Editors and ghostwriting clients praise Helen Chang for her original stories, professional attitude and ability to meet deadlines.

Freelance writers also praise Chang for her sharp editing skills and encouraging suggestions.
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Editorial Expertise

“Helen Chang’s editorial expertise proved invaluable in creating a first class book. She ensured that there was congruence and that the ideas and information presented in the book were communicated clearly and effectively. Her mastery of the English language and her professional, yet personable demeanor made our interaction a truly symbiotic, successful experience, and a book I can be proud of.”

– Armando Lobato

Outstanding Service

“Ocean Cloud Media with editor Helen Chang and the entire team has been outstanding!!!  From explaining the process to a new author, to being prompt with deadlines as well as providing detailed guidance, their professionalism and commitment are sincere and prevalent throughout the entire process.

Ocean Cloud Media has taken me from talking about writing a book to actually having a book ready for the published market in under 4 months! Their support is amazing and if the author is willing to put in the time necessary it can and will be done with this team!
Thank you again Ocean Cloud Media! I now look forward to writing my next book and having your team as my editors!”

– Carmen Kosicek, RN, MSN,
Author, Nurses, Jobs and Money — A Guide to Advancing Your Nursing Career and Salary

Great Results, High Integrity

“To Helen Chang, for your editing brilliance and incredible cheerleading. Any person who has the privilege to work with you is very lucky.”

– Chad Mureta,
Author, App Empire: Make Money, Have a Life and Let Technology Work for You

Excellence and Diligence

“Helen Chang, wow, we did it! From book jail to book hell to book heaven, all in a few months. Thank you for all your hard work, countless hours, and all-nighters with this project. Your work ethic is unbelievable. You are a woman of excellence and diligence. This project would not exist without you. I enjoyed working with you, and I love your heart for people.”

– Dani Johnson,
Author, First Steps to Wealth

Noble Warrior

“To Helen Chang, noble warrior, editor, brave soul, and sojourner, who covers all the bases we would have missed had she not been there.”

– Michael Gerber,
The E-Myth Optometrist

Inspiring

“I was guided to Helen Chang to be my Ghostwriter. Upon reading Helen’s bio and website, I felt compelled to speak to her and to understand the process involved as a Ghostwriter.

Although I felt extremely uncomfortable as to the thought of writing an e-book, after speaking to Helen in my consultation, I became more encouraged. Helen had the intuition to ask the right questions and to really listen to my story. It was almost like she could read my thoughts that I was not able to express for myself.

Helen intuitively was able to provide an outline and guideline to put into action. I am grateful for the encouragement and inspiration that Helen provided me to step out of my comfort zone and as to the potential possibilities – thank you Helen!”

– Brenda Lainof, Holistic Counselor and Medical Intuitive
Whispering Energetic Healing

Attention to Detail and Patience

“When it comes to the success of this book, I must thank my writer, Helen Chang. Helen, you kept me on track and focused during the craziest times of my life. Your attention to detail and patience, while translating my voice onto the pages of this book, is nothing less than outstanding.”

– Armando Montelongo,
Flip and Grow Rich

Keen Insight

“Helen Chang is a terrific business writer. She understands business and entrepreneurship, like no other journalist I have met. Her stories show a keen insight into how business works, as well as the personalities and motivations of those who run them. She is curious, creative, generous and a joy to work with. I highly recommend her to anyone who wants a great story told. — Barbara Bry, associate publisher and executive editor, San Diego News Network, former editor Voice of San Diego and former LA Times business writer”

– Barbara Bry,
Associate Publisher, San Diego News Network
managed Helen at San Diego News Network, SDNN.com

Great ideas

“The world of freelance journalism needs more Helen Changs. She is an editor’s dream: great ideas, on-time delivery and stories that need minimal editing or reworking.”

– Anita Sharpe,
Founding Editor, Motto Magazine
and Pulitzer-Prize winning journalist, The Wall Street Journal

Engaging content

“Helen Chang… is very adept at writing on a variety of topics and incorporating business news with informative and interesting content. She’s able to meet the requirements of the assignment and works with us in a professional manner. I would recommend Helen to other publications.”

– Julie Gallant,
Assistant Managing Editor , San Diego Business Journal

On-time delivery

“Helen Chang writes with passion, is detail oriented and delivers a polished article on time, every time. She’s wonderful to work with.”

– Jon Hindman,
Editor, bizSanDiego Magazine

Professional attitude

“Helen’s services were absolutely top-notch professional. We very much enjoyed that she kept us on a tight timeframe. We hit the deadlines that we had scheduled from the very beginning. We hit the budget and, in fact, came in just under budget from what we had planned. The end result was far beyond what we had expected. Her professionalism, her timeliness, and her skill came through in this project. We were very pleased and look forward to using her in the future.”

– Thomas Bissmeyer,
Principal, Price Morgan, LLC,
Real estate wealth expert, speaker and co-author of “Creating Wealth Through Pre-Construction Investing”

Within budget

“Would I recommend Helen Chang? If you want to delegate a project to somebody’s that’s going to get things done, if you want to find somebody that is going to interview folks, put into a form that will delight, intrigue and motivate people, incorporate it into a document or manuscript, absolutely.

“The typical objective questions are: When you hire someone, would you hire them again? Did they do it on time? Did they do it on budget? Did they do it at the quality you expected? The answer is yes to all that.”

– J.D. Kessler,
Director, Academy of Creative Real Estate,
Co-author with A.D. Kessler of “Zero to Millions: Change Your Life Through Creative Real Estate Investing”

Encouraging editor

“Helen is a great editor to work with: tough on copy, yet never short of praise for what works; always ready with useful suggestions, yet hands-off when it comes to creative process. In her professional relationships, Helen speaks plainly, deals fairly, and somehow maintains a no-nonsense style with a ready smile and plenty of encouragement.”

– Celene Adams,
Freelance Writer

Sharp editing skills

“Helen is the quintessential editor and journalist: she is thorough, direct, and balanced. A joy to work for and with, Helen commands a cutting journalist style that matches her superb editing expertise. ”

– Rebecca Bamberger,
Television Host and Freelance Writer

Calm mentality

“Helen is a talented writer with a bevy of contacts and an endless supply of story ideas. Her ability to peel back the layers of complicated business stories gives readers a glimpse into the inner workings of corporate America. Personally, Helen is a great influence on a newsroom, moving through chaotic situations with a thoughtful, calm mentality.”

– Chris Nixon
Senior Content Producer, San Diego News Network
Testimony written in LinkedIn

Social media connections

“Helen is a perceptive writer and editor well connected to what’s happening in business and social media. Her commitment to finding deeper truth and meaning shines through in her work, no matter the subject or assignment. I enjoyed having her positive energy in the newsroom and I’m sure she’d bring the same enthusiasm and professionalism she demonstrated at SDNN to all her projects.”

– William Yelles
Managing editor, San Diego News Network
Testimony written in LinkedIn

“Helen is a terrific writer and very creative. Her work has won awards from our annual Society of Professional Journalists San Diego Pro Chapter’s Excellence in Journalism Contest, as well as other local journalism awards. One of the judges commented about a winning business article: ‘What an innovative and clean approach to presenting a Who’s Who of innovators and pioneers at the forefront of clean energy. Very readable and chalk full of interesting tidbits. Very well done.’ And, Helen is an active and enthusiastic member of various San Diego journalism groups.”

– Jodi Cleesattle, Western Regional Director 2010; San Diego Chapter President 2009,
Society of Professional Journalists

Helpful Suggestions

“Helen Chang not only delivered my manuscript to me in record time, but she also gave me suggestions that were on spot and critical to the book.  In all of our interactions, she was patient and helpful.  She is a great editor, and I highly recommend her to new authors like myself as well as seasoned authors.  You won’t be disappointed.”

– Patricia Gibson
Author, The Red Skirt