“When I received my edited manuscript from Courtney, I devoured her notes. Everything she said resonated deeply. Her suggestions were clear and thorough, and gave me the proper tools to navigate the revision process. My manuscript (a book-length memoir) now has better rhythm, pacing dialogue, and more depth of story and characters. I would recommend to anyone to reach out to Courtney for her editing skills. She is totally devoted, offering critiques and guidance while at the same time giving compliments. Courtney has the ability to make you strive for your best until you’re left with this wonderful belief in yourself. My writing has improved immeasurably since our work together.”
All Jane Comedy Festival (Travel Portland)
“For years, Portland comedian Stacey Hallal heard two common refrains in the industry: “All female comedians are the same” and “I can’t find female comedians.” So in 2012, she launched the All Jane Comedy Festival (formerly “All Jane No Dick”), a multi-day showcase of female comics.
“I started the festival to showcase how many different voices there are in comedy who are women, and to make them more visible,” says Hallal. “The best compliment I get is when people come out of a show and say, ‘Wow, they were all so amazing and all so different.’” Read full article on Travel Portland. h