Crystal Watanabe

artful editor


Crystal Watanabe is a professional line editor and works from her home in Honolulu, Hawaii. A science fiction and fantasy fan from her elementary school days, she considers helping authors refine their manuscripts a dream career. Thus far Crystal has worked on over 120 novels and 190 shorts. She is a former hardcore gamer, a mom to three, and would probably have lived in District 11 of Panem (if Panem were real).


  • line editing


science fiction, fantasy, short stories, anthologies, horror, mystery/suspense, thriller, military, wuxia, gaming lit, young adult, middle grade

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