Services: Writing Groups & Freelance Editing

Writing Groups

Abby Wasserman teaches creative writing groups in Marin County, California. Her Thursday freewriting class is a supportive and stimulating environment.

The group meets every Thursday (with breaks for holidays) from September through May. Hours are 10 a.m. to noon at O'Hanlon Center for the Arts, 616 Throckmorton Ave., Mill Valley (415-388-4331). 

Abby also leads one- and two-day retreats each year. For details and to register, go to

"Thank you so much for your leadership, kind direction, and gentle prodding. We truly appreciate what you offer us: a path to our own voice." – Stephanie Krames

Editorial Services

As a freelance editor, Abby will consider editing projects of all kinds, including letters, short stories, feature articles, non-fiction books and novels.

For availability and rates, send a message:

Editing Credits


  • Brenda Foster, All Passengers
  • Betty Goerke, Adventures of Two Coast Miwok Children
  • Peller Marion, Shopping Lessons; Searching for the G-Spot
  • E.T. Marshall, A Mythology for the Third Millenium: Confessions of an Alien

Historical Fiction

  • Betty Goerke, Adventures of Two Coast Miwok Children

  • Esti Skloot, Uprooted, A Memoir of a Marriage
  • John Greven, Fragments of the Corps
  • Bryan Gould, Barefoot in Hell's Canyon
  • Patricia Friend, Pursuing Beauty: My Life with William Calfee
  • Laurie Oman, Walking Each Other Home Again


  • Betty Goerke, A Broken Propeller: Baz Bagby and America's First Transcontinental Air Race

  • Associate Editor, The Museum of California, 1986-1989
  • Editor, The Museum of California, 1990-2003
  • Developmental Editor, Boom: A Journal of California, 2011-2013
  • Editor, Mill Valley Historical Review, 2013-Present