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Sara Bowerman

Fiction and nonfiction editor
   United States
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Overview

I have been editing fiction and nonfiction for fifteen years. I can provide line editing, content editing, and proofreading services. I am a native English speaker and have been writing fiction and nonfiction for over twenty years.

Peers and colleagues have sought me out to edit their work because of my keen eye for detail and ability to provide insight into how they could improve their writing. In recent years, I have edited manuscripts prior to authors submitting them for publication. I have also completed several freelance assignments...

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Service Description

The majority of my editing experience has been through editing fiction for peers over the last nine years. My writing and editing skills have allowed me to make corrections to everything from grammar and spelling to flow and plot development. Since 2011, I have beta read and edited a number of novels, novellas, and short stories that were later published by Dreamspinner Press, Harmony Ink Press, or self-published.

I have completed freelance assignments for Wayward Ink Publishing starting in 2014, performing first edits of seven short stories for publication in anthologies.

Most of the stories I have edited are within the genres of romance, erotic romance, and erotica. I am comfortable working within all genres of fiction and nonfiction.

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Employment

Wayward Ink Publishing
Freelance Editor
2014 - Present
Completed structural edits of seven short stories for two publications, using Chicago Manual of Style and in-house standards. Will be offered additional editing projects as they are available.
Aerotek/AstraZeneca Operations Supply Biologics
Automation Validation Associate
2013 - 2014
Executed and assisted in the authoring of Installation Operation Qualifications for automation for a Rockwell based Process Control System.
Words & Numbers
Independent Contractor
2013 - 2013
Developed assessments for a unique AP Biology curriculum based on client specifications.
Harford County Public Schools
Science Teacher
2012 - 2013
Developed and implemented engaging lessons for Biology and Anatomy & Physiology students, differentiating instruction to meet individual students' needs.
Pacific Science Center
Assistant Teacher
2011 - 2011
Engaged elementary-school aged campers in activities exploring science behind green engineering, spying, and architecture; modified and implemented curriculum to meet individual campers' needs.
Baltimore City Public Schools
Teaching Intern
2009 - 2010
Developed and implemented engaging lessons for Biology and Anatomy & Physiology students, differentiating instruction to meet individual students' needs.
Academy of Natural Sciences
Intern (Exhibit Specialist)
2009 - 2009
Educated museum patrons of all ages about geckos, promoting inquiry through discussion and hands-on activities.
The Franklin Institute
Museum Programs Educator
2009 - 2009
Engaged patrons of all ages in inquiry-based activities to learn about the heart, brain, mind puzzles, papermaking, physics, and astronomy.
University of Maryland Baltimore County
Lab Assistant
2007 - 2008
Performed independent developmental biology research project in the Blumberg Lab, using the cellular slime mold Dictyostelium discoideum as a model organism to study tissue morphogenesis.
The Wistar Institute
Lab Assistant
2006 - 2006
Collaborated with graduate students in the Lieberman Lab on research projects by performing experiments and analyses related to biochemical pathways of latency in the Epstein-Barr virus.
The Wistar Institute
Lab Assistant
2004 - 2004
Collaborated with a postdoctoral fellow in the Marmorstein Lab on a structural biology research project by developing and modifying conditions for growing crystals of the regulatory protein...

Education

University of Washington
Master of Education (MEd)
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University of Maryland Baltimore County
Bachelor's degree
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erotica
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