Passionate and dedicated developmental editor and copyeditor specializing in memoir and general nonfiction
- Co-editing books such as SITTING PRETTY by Rebekah Taussig, WEIRD BUT NORMAL by Mia Mercado, RIGGED JUSTICE by John Vandemoer, NOTES FROM A TRAP FEMINIST by Sesali Bowen, GRIEVING BRAIN by Mary Frances O’Connor, SINGLE ON PURPOSE by John Kim, and many more exciting projects
- Writing and editing book flap descriptions, author bios, and online content
- Reading and assessing book proposals
- Strategizing with marketing and publicity departments to build a competitive book release campaign
- Collaborating with authors and guiding them through the publishing process
- Creating contracts for new projects
- Serve as Dr. Lodhia's right-hand woman, meeting every week to organize her research needs and develop a plan of action
- Provide support through every step of the research process
- Collect the most pertinent and cutting-edge research materials for her use in conferences and lectures, which focus on transnational feminist advocacy and gender justice
- Take notes in department meetings
- Help students get better grades in their classes by showing them how to better analyze, organize, and finalize their written work
- Listen to writer's needs to best help them develop solutions for overcoming their writing obstacles
- Create a safe space for students to share their ideas
- Received 20+ positive student reviews in one month period, saying I am "helpful," "supportive" and "offer really great insights"
- Manage and develop content for SCU HUB Facebook page
- Coordinate writing-focused events for SCU community
De Pree, Christopher G, Scoles, Sarah
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Editor, writer, and writing coach with 30 years experience in nonfiction and fiction, such as science, healthcare, history, memoirs, novels
Lockport, IL, USA
Experienced editor for history, art, and natural history nonfiction. I have a PhD in archaeology and work as a Commissioning Editor.