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Taylor Morris | Elance
 
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Taylor Morris

Children's books editor, author, proofreader
   United States
  |   Virginia Beach, VA
  |  7:05 am Local Time

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Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $30

I am a tween author of a dozen middle-grade novels and represented by Steven Chudney of the Chudney Agency. I am published by both Penguin (Grosset & Dunlap) and Simon & Schuster (Aladdin/Mix) and wrote for celebrity chef and Food Network star Giada De Laurentiis on the first four books in her fiction series for young readers, "Recipe for Adventure."

Author and editor of novels for tweens, young readers and young adults; writer-for-hire work, member of Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators.

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Feb 18, 2016|Children's Writing|Private|Completed
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Dec 19, 2015|Children's Writing|Private|Completed
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Dec 8, 2015|Children's Writing|Private|Completed
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Portfolio

Author of novel for tweens published by Simon & Schuster M!X
Author of tween novel published by Simon & Schuster M!X
Author of tween novel published by Simon & Schuster M!X
Author of the 5-book tween series, HELLO, GORGEOUS! published by Penguin's Grosset...
Author of the 5-book tween series, HELLO, GORGEOUS! published by Penguin's Grosset...
Author of the 5-book tween series, HELLO, GORGEOUS! published by Penguin's Grosset...
Author of the 5-book tween series, HELLO, GORGEOUS! published by Penguin's Grosset...
Author of the 5-book tween series, HELLO, GORGEOUS! published by Penguin's Grosset...
Writer for hire on celebrity chef and Food Network star Giada De Laurentiis' four-book...
Writer for hire on celebrity chef and Food Network star Giada De Laurentiis' four-book...
Writer for hire on celebrity chef and Food Network star Giada De Laurentiis' four-book...
Writer for hire on celebrity chef and Food Network star Giada De Laurentiis' four-book...
Writer for hire on celebrity chef and Food Network star Giada De Laurentiis' four-book...

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Children's Writing
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Service Description

I am an accomplished author and editor of tween and young reader novels with experience with writer for hire projects.

I am a thorough editor--both general and copy editing--with an eye toward manuscript details and overall cohesiveness. This includes character and plot development, dialogue, plot pacing and raising the quality of your writing. I won't let you get away with one lazy sentence or description.

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Employment

Penguin Publishing
Author
2011 - Present
Author of tween series, HELLO, GORGEOUS! (five books). Writer with Giada De Laurentiis of young reader series, RECIPE FOR ADVENTURE (four books). Author of stand-alone tween novels BFF BREAKUP,...

Education

Emerson College
Writing, Literature & Publishing
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middle grade fiction
tween
children's author
author
editor
tween author
young adult author
picture book
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