I worked for Southeast Missouri State University Press, a small press located in Cape Girardeau, for 9 years where I helped with the editing, indexing, and page designs of many books, chapbooks, catalogs, etc. I have been freelancing for the past 2 years, where I have helped local businesses, community organizations, and individuals successfully complete their projects.
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Editing, indexing, and designing are my true passions, and, whatever your project may be, I'm here to help you present a professional-looking product.
Editing services: including heavy editing, copyediting, and proofreading. I have edited over 20 full-length books (literary fiction, general fiction, history, biography, cookbook, religion, poetry, literary criticism, sports), over 20 issues of literary magazines, several chapbooks and catalogs, and business newsletters.
Indexing services: I have indexed 7 books, including history, biography, sports, literary criticism, cookbook.
Page layout and design: I have designed the page layouts of more than 16 books and more than 10 chapbooks.
Other projects: I also have experience repairing and enhancing photographs and images to be included in books. I have designed marketing materials such as bookmarks, postcards, flyers, news releases, ads, etc.
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Southeast Missouri State University Press
Assistant Editor/Project Manager
2004 - 2009
I worked full-time for the press during this time, but prior to this, I worked for the press part-time since 2002.