In my early years at Good Housekeeping [magazine], Evelyn truly shaped me into an editor by being such an impeccable one herself, going through my early drafts line by line with me…patiently explaining what should be changed. [Eventually] I was able to hear Evelyn in my head as I wrote, advising me on the best introduction, sentences, or conclusions. I consistently used what I learned from her as I edited other writers: never rewriting but rather reworking, shaping and polishing what was already there."
It’s been my privilege to work with Evelyn Renold in two capacities. When I contributed
articles and essays to Good Housekeeping she was a dream editor -
Good editors are magic. For the last 20 years, I’ve come to rely on Evelyn Renold
for transforming my rough ideas and half-
Evelyn Renold provided expertise and feedback on the manuscript of my first novel.
As an aspiring author, I found her comments and input extremely valuable -
Executive Editor, People Magazine
Author of eight non-
MYRIAME JOSEPH, MD