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Jessica Alvarez | Elance
 
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Jessica Alvarez

Experienced Book Editor for Projects Big and Small
   United States
  |   Red Bank, NJ

Overview

With over seven years experience as a full-time editor, I bring a keen eye for detail, a knack for storytelling and a passion for the written word. While I specialize in fiction editing and book doctoring, I also provide non-fiction editing, high-level proofreading and copy writing.

I have acquired and edited New York Times bestsellers and award-winning titles. Regular clients include Harlequin/Silhouette Books, Steeple Hill Books, Thomas Nelson and Scholastic.

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Editing

Service Description

Jessica Alvarez is an experienced editor, specializing in book-length fiction.

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Employment

Harlequin Books
Assistant Editor
2005 - 2008
Managed and developed author base of 26 writers. Evaluated agented and unsolicited submissions, contracted and option materials. Recommended titles for acquisition and negotiated contracts....
Harlequin Books
Editorial Assistant
2001 - 2005
Developed and managed author base of five. Evaluated submissions. Contributed 2-3 monthly line edits, acquisition/acceptance reads, writing cover and marketing copy, proofreading and copy-editing....
Fairchild Publications
Intern, InStep and Footwear News magazines
2000 - 2000
Wrote company updates and articles on footwear industry. Assisted with photo shoots. Conducted research and fact-checking. Performed various administrative tasks.

Education

New York University
Bachelors of Arts in English Literature
1999 - 2001

Keywords

Editing
book editing
line editing
developmental editing
book doctor
copy writing
copy-editing.
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