Editorial Services

I’m a bilingual writer and editor with over two decades of experience.


You have a unique story. I can help you write it in an engaging way. I ghostwrite memoirs, narrative non-fiction books, articles, and blog posts.

Book Coach

From your book’s outline to the finished manuscript, I offer you weekly support and feedback to get you writing consistently and well.

Developmental Editor

Get detailed comments to improve your finished manuscript: clarify your themes, review the structure, develop your characters, and burnish your style.


“Isidra got my voice throughout and wrote my story in a masterful way. I found great pleasure in working with Isidra during sessions that focused on getting to my most intimate memories. She knows how to ask, how to inspire trust, and how to tell an engaging story.”

— Celia Tejada

Isidra had the patience and dedication to listen to my story and the creativity and skills to help me bring it to paper for my son. She has become a true friend and the person that knows me best in the world, and for that, I’m honored.”

— Marc Stoll

“Isidra Mencos escuchó mi historia con atención, la entendió, y me ayudó a escribirla, empujándome a ir hondo para extraer su sentido. Escribir con ella fue una experiencia maravillosa, porque además de ser una gran profesional, es una gran persona.”

— Carmen Cambil Maleno

“Isidra is the consummate professional. I am grateful for her expertise and direction during the editing of the Spanish version of my book. As an author, I couldn’t have worked with a more efficient and thorough editor. I highly recommend her work!”

— Mari Bellas

“It was a real pleasure to work with Isidra. Since our first introduction, Isidra has been nothing but friendly, professional, and courteous. She provided great insight about my story, told me where I needed transitions, and story adjustments. I look forward to working with her again soon and would recommend her to anyone looking for an editor.”

— Mari Rodriguez

“Isidra Mencos delivers the highest quality of work on time. Her collaboration and creation of content for MITS has been unparalleled. It’s very easy to work with her as she quickly understands what you need. Her writing is succinct, engaging, and delightful. Her knowledge of SEO principles and strong research skills makes her an asset to our company.”

— David McCoy-Galicia, Founder and President.

“You’re a pro. These articles look fantastic. They are truly relatable. Your article suggestions and your output are great! Keep them coming!”

— Erin Merani, Editor.

“I am beyond grateful to you for the expertise, skills, professionalism, and energy that you brought to the branded content work. On top of the excellent work you did, you gave me peace of mind as I went out on maternity leave – a huge gift! 🙂 Thank you, thank you, a million times thank you.”

— Jenny DesJarlais, Managing Editor.

“Isidra is terrific at doctoring content that hasn’t shaped up correctly. She’s thoughtful, creative,  energetic, and delivers the best.”

— Bruce Raskin, Former Executive Editor of Time Inc.


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