Nearly 10 Years experience in:
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- Copy Writing
- Web, SEO, Blog Copy, & Press Releases
- Ebooks, Whitepapers, & How-tos
- Developmental Editing
- Copy Editing
- Ebook Publishing
- Print & Print-On-Demand Publishing
- CMS and Content Management
- Audio/Video Editing
Nov 27, 2012|Editing & Proofreading|Private|Completed
Feb 11, 2012|Editing & Proofreading|Private|Completed
Hi. I am Chas Hoppe. If you squeeze my first and last names together, it sounds like "Choppy." I am Choppy. I rock. And I rock for hire. I am a writer, editor, media specialist, and self-proclaimed "grammar Ghandi" (much preferred over the grammar Nazi).
My writing specialties include copy writing, ghost writing, and marketing copy. And as an editor, I've done just about all of it, having worked on a variety of books, ebooks, and other publications through quite literally every step of the process. From book proposals to book trailers and marketing copy, from content research to deep copy editing. Heck, I've even done a little bit of voiceover from time to time. I know words and how they work, and I know how to make words work for you.
Please visit my CV to see some examples of the many projects I have contributed to in fiction, nonfiction, poetry, music, and commercial copy. You can also visit my LinkedIn profile as well for a more complete picture of who I am and what I do. Just search "Chas Hoppe." There aren't too many guys with my name around.
I am well versed in all major style guides, including Chicago and AP—the two most common in publishing and web copy—as well as MLA and APA. I especially enjoy editing genre fiction and memoir, although I have extensive experience with academic-based texts such as dissertations and history books.
When I'm not making words for money, I'm making them for fun. My poems have been published or are forthcoming in journals such as...
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Blue Focus Marketing
2012 - Present
Assistance, research, editing, and production in a variety of copy focused on business marketing. Press releases, content calendar management, project management, voiceover, technical writing, etc.