M. Christine Benner Dixon

Writer, Editor, Consultant

To get the right word in the right place is a rare achievement. 
–Mark Twain

Whether writing my own work or editing someone else's, I have no higher goal than this: the right word in the right place. If it's good enough for Mark Twain, it's good enough for me. My writing ranges from speculative fiction to craft essays to lyric poetry. To read some of my work, pop over to my publications.

If you're here because you need some writing support, check out my editing, coaching, and writing services below.

Professional Services
Coming Soon: Millions of Suns

Forthcoming from the University of Michigan Press, Millions of Suns is a collection of craft-of-writing essays with touches of humor, memoir, and lyric beauty. The book includes 50+ writing prompts for writers and artists of all kinds.

Co-authored with Sharon Fagan McDermott




I'm ready to help you with your project, whatever that may be—revising a paper for publication, crafting social media posts, getting started on your memoir, or prepping for your big speech. Contact me for a quote.



I take both a scholarly and an artistic approach to my work, offering expertise in the mechanics and theory of writing as well as a creative, innovative approach to communication. I am based in Pittsburgh, PA, but I can work with you wherever you are.

Click here for more information about my background and skills. Click here to see a list of my publications.

Member of the Authors Guild and  National Association of Independent Writers and Editors (NAIWE)

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If you’re looking for assistance communicating your message, look no further. Christine Benner Dixon is a true talent and a pleasure to work with. She’s smart, clear-headed, and really knows her stuff. She’s certainly the best writing coach I’ve had. 

-Andy Norman, Author and Philosophical Counselor, andynorman.org

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"What can I say? I am honestly ecstatic about the work you’ve done here.  It’s just so good.  You’ve made this piece work in a way that I couldn’t have envisioned, and I like every move you’re suggesting.  Thank you. "

-Elizabeth Muther, Ph.D.

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