Adria Carey

Adria Carey - Editor

Orlando, FL, USA

Professor of writing and editor with 15 years' experience acquiring, developing, and editing science, education, nature, and travel titles.

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Overview

My signature is great writing, whether I’ve written it, edited it, curated it, designed what it looks like on a screen or page, or taught someone how to create it. Drawing on my background as a professor, an expat, an advisor, and a full-time and freelance writer and editor, I specialize in crafting fluid prose from a storytelling perspective to draw readers in and deliver the message for projects that are as diverse as educational products, travel articles, business proposals, marketing newsletters, company websites, and my own digital creation, Odyssa Magazine.
Languages
English (US)
Non-Fiction
Biographies & Memoirs
Career Guides
Children's - Non-fiction
Earth & Space & Environmental Sciences
Education & Reference
Nature
Parenting & Families
Travel

Certifications

  • National Association of Science Writers

Work experience

Professor

Florida Institute of Technology
May, 2011 – Present (over 8 years)

I teach undergraduate students in writing courses, from developmental writers learning to suss out the English language to graduating seniors developing books and thesis ideas in disciplines as diverse as ocean engineering, psychology, and aviation.

Freelancer

Self-employed
January, 2009 – Present (almost 11 years)

My signature is great writing, whether I’ve written it, edited it, curated it, designed what it looks like on a screen or page, or taught someone how to create it.

Drawing on my background as a professor, an expat, an advisor, and a full-time and freelance writer and editor, I specialize in crafting fluid prose from a storytelling perspective to draw readers in and deliver the message for projects that are as diverse as educational products, travel articles, business proposals, marketing newsletters, company websites, and my own digital creation, Odyssa Magazine.

Portfolio (12 selected works)

General Aviation Marketing and Management: Operating, Marketing, and Managing an FBO

C. Daniel Prather

The third edition of General Aviation Marketing and Management, although true to its original purpose, has been updated and expanded to include more guidance on the subject of FBO Management. Specifically, the line service functions of an FBO are thoroughly explored, allowing the student to understand the FBO from the ground up, and thus become a more effective FBO manager. The text also retai... read more

The third edition of General Aviation Marketing and Management, although true to its original purpose, has been updated and expanded to include more guidance on the subject of FBO Management. Specifically, the line service functions of an FBO are thoroughly explored, allowing the student to understand the FBO from the ground up, and thus become a more effective FBO manager. The text also retai... read more

The Economics of Production

Bruce R. Beattie, C. Robert Taylor, Myles J. Watts

The Economics of Production is intended to serve as a textbook for courses in production economics theory - aimed at first-year graduate students and advanced undergraduates in economics, agricultural economics, and management. Technical aspects of production and input-side issues are given equal attention with the common notions of production costs, product supply, and other output-side issue... read more

The Economics of Production is intended to serve as a textbook for courses in production economics theory - aimed at first-year graduate students and advanced undergraduates in economics, agricultural economics, and management. Technical aspects of production and input-side issues are given equal attention with the common notions of production costs, product supply, and other output-side issue... read more

Waterfowl Ecology and Management

Eric G. Bolen Guy A. Baldassarre

This new book represents a major revision of the first edition and addresses all aspects of waterfowl ecology and management under one cover. The second edition is expanded to 2,800 references arrayed across 11 chapters such as classification, courtship behavior and pair-bond formation, reproduction, feeding ecology, breeding and winter periods, mortality and harvest management, wetlands and w... read more

This new book represents a major revision of the first edition and addresses all aspects of waterfowl ecology and management under one cover. The second edition is expanded to 2,800 references arrayed across 11 chapters such as classification, courtship behavior and pair-bond formation, reproduction, feeding ecology, breeding and winter periods, mortality and harvest management, wetlands and w... read more

Workplace Learning: Principles and Practice (The Professional Practices in Adult Education And Lifelong Learning Series)

Robert W. Rowden

This book intends to expand the perception of learning in the workplace and refocus the efforts of HRD practitioners and adult educators to cover all types of learning--beyond formal training to include informal and incidental learning. While integrating theory and practice about the process of how adults acquire the knowledge and skills that help them perform their jobs better, the book also ... read more

This book intends to expand the perception of learning in the workplace and refocus the efforts of HRD practitioners and adult educators to cover all types of learning--beyond formal training to include informal and incidental learning. While integrating theory and practice about the process of how adults acquire the knowledge and skills that help them perform their jobs better, the book also ... read more

Creative Expression in Transformative Learning: Tools and Techniques for Educators of Adults

Chad Hoggan (Ed.), Soni Simpson (Ed.), Heather Stuckey (Ed.)

Transformative learning is a theory of adult education that focuses on the profound changes-or transformations-that can occur in the lives of adults. It is not as concerned with incremental advances in learners' knowledge as it is with their mental frameworks for making meaning from life experiences. This book explores the role of creative expression in this transformational process. It provid... read more

Transformative learning is a theory of adult education that focuses on the profound changes-or transformations-that can occur in the lives of adults. It is not as concerned with incremental advances in learners' knowledge as it is with their mental frameworks for making meaning from life experiences. This book explores the role of creative expression in this transformational process. It provid... read more

Introduction to Space: The Science of Spaceflight (Orbit A Foundation Series)

Thomas D. Damon

NASA is again reorganizing its resources to accomplish its fluctuating missions. The fourth edition of Introduction to Space: The Science of Spaceflight has received a major overhaul to bring to you a readable understanding of how these goals may be achieved. It has been updated with the latest information on the science and technology involved to explain why astronauts are weightless, what sa... read more

NASA is again reorganizing its resources to accomplish its fluctuating missions. The fourth edition of Introduction to Space: The Science of Spaceflight has received a major overhaul to bring to you a readable understanding of how these goals may be achieved. It has been updated with the latest information on the science and technology involved to explain why astronauts are weightless, what sa... read more

Power of the Dark Side: Creating Great Villains, Dangerous Situations, & Dramatic Conflict: Creating Great Villains and Dangerous Situations

Pamela Jaye Smith

Conflict is the very heart and soul of drama, and Smith's latest work explores character conflict and the various ways to portray it both in scripts and on the stage.

Conflict is the very heart and soul of drama, and Smith's latest work explores character conflict and the various ways to portray it both in scripts and on the stage.

Glencoe Biology:

Glencoe/McG

Glencoe Biology 2012

Glencoe Biology 2012

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