A college professor for over 20 years with a PhD in English from the University of Michigan and extensive editing experience with a national publisher, I am fully committed to your project until the work is completed to your satisfaction. When we work together, I will be in close contact with you at all times to ensure your input as the project progresses. Your satisfaction is my primary goal.
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In addition to my expertise in editing, writing, and language study, I specialize in children's and young adult literature and am an expert at...
Jun 30, 2015|Academic Writing|Private|Completed
Jun 28, 2015|Editing & Proofreading|Private|Completed
Jun 10, 2015|Children's Writing|Private|Working
May 23, 2015|Editing & Proofreading|Private|Working
For over 10 years I was a series editor for Heinemann/Greenwood Publishers, where I acquired and issued contracts to authors and did content editing on the Young Adult Novels in the Classroom Series.
In addition, I served for 5 years as editor of the national academic publication, English Journal, where I selected and edited all articles and columns, managed an office, and oversaw two editorial assistants.
I am a developmental and content editor, as well as a general proofreader and editor for grammar, spelling, syntax, punctuation, cohesion, and clarity in your documents. You need an editor/proofreader you can rely on, and my work ethic and extensive experience editing an academic journal and book series will serve you well. Give me a reasonable deadline, and you can be sure I will adhere to it, with attention to quality and accuracy in your work as my first concern. My editing experience qualifies me to review, proofread, and edit book manuscripts, dissertations, masters theses, CV's, proposals, letters, and reports, as well as articles intended for publication in magazines and journals. My teaching and writing experience provides professional expertise in the literary elements of voice, tone, structure, characterization, and plot development in works of both fiction and nonfiction.
* Are you an aspiring writer who needs help with voice, focus, ideas, and direction in your work? As a writing instructor and developmental editor, I can help you with all of those...
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Youngstown State University, Ohio
Professor of English
1986 - 2005
Taught freshman writing, writing for teachers, children's and young adult literature, and teacher education courses. Worked with students individually to develop their writing skills. Helped...
McDonald High School, Ohio
1977 - 1982
Taught grammar, writing, literature, and journalism. Served as advisor to school newspaper and yearbook. Supervised layout and copywriting.