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Anita Lock

Anita Lock - Editor

Oberlin, OH, United States

I have one goal as a proofreader/editor: that I provide tools to help others succeed in life.

Overview

I have a Masters of Library Science with an emphasis on children’s and YA literature. A freelancer in book reviewing and proofreading/editing on and off for over ten years, I contribute to several book reviewing services and have experience working directly with independent authors and small publishing companies. While my forte is in children’s and YA literature, I also have experience in various genres of adult fiction literature.

Services
Languages
English (US)
Fiction
Adventure Children's - Middle Grade Children's Picture Books Crime & Mystery Dystopian Historical Fiction Horror Humor & Comedy Mashups Paranormal Romance

Work experience

Freelance Proofreader and Editor

Self-employed
April, 2017 – Present (8 months)

I have experience working closely with independent (Indie) authors. I also do freelance work for small publishing companies.

Freelance Bookreviewer

Self-employed
April, 2013 – Present (over 4 years)

I have worked and continue to work with several book reviewing services.

Portfolio (5 selected works)

Ariel's Journey (The Ice Horse Adventures, Book 1)

Doug Kane, Christy Wood

Five very different young women sent to the woods to learn about Icelandic horses, beautiful, fluffy, stocky horses with an uncanny ability to survive harsh climates and dangerous terrain. But this summer camping trip reveals their true power the horses and their young riders must travel centuries into the past to save the village of their ancestors. Uncovering amazing abilities, girls and hor... read more

Five very different young women sent to the woods to learn about Icelandic horses, beautiful, fluffy, stocky horses with an uncanny ability to survive harsh climates and dangerous terrain. But this summer camping trip reveals their true power the horses and their young riders must travel centuries into the past to save the village of their ancestors. Uncovering amazing abilities, girls and hor... read more

Abraham, Moses and Elohim

Kerry L. Barger

This book attempts to answer the question: "Does God exist?" And if so, "Who or what is He?" Pick almost any random handful of people and pose this question for debate. In all likelihood, there will be those who choose to debate that He does and others who will insist He does not. Such debates have been going on probably as long as mankind has existed. The essence of any debate on this matter ... read more

This book attempts to answer the question: "Does God exist?" And if so, "Who or what is He?" Pick almost any random handful of people and pose this question for debate. In all likelihood, there will be those who choose to debate that He does and others who will insist He does not. Such debates have been going on probably as long as mankind has existed. The essence of any debate on this matter ... read more

Skyscraper of a Man: A Novel

Michael Bowe

Skyscraper of a Man is a truly American story. Rooted in the homogenous suburbs of the 1970s, the novel explores the American propensity to pursue great ambitions, regardless of upbringing, that can result in lives that are larger than life. The four main characters live such lives, achieving great success in their chosen pursuits while dealing with the personal challenges and choices that com... read more

Skyscraper of a Man is a truly American story. Rooted in the homogenous suburbs of the 1970s, the novel explores the American propensity to pursue great ambitions, regardless of upbringing, that can result in lives that are larger than life. The four main characters live such lives, achieving great success in their chosen pursuits while dealing with the personal challenges and choices that com... read more

Red Stick Two

Kenneth Kirkeby

In Red Stick One master tracker, Virgil Cleary, went outside the law to bring his mentor's killer to justice. Red Stick Two is set 12 years later. Virgil and Michelle are now married and living on their Wyoming ranch with their two children. Life has been happy for the Clearys but the ranching business difficult. When Virgil's former intelligence chief offers a lucrative mission Virgil accepts... read more

In Red Stick One master tracker, Virgil Cleary, went outside the law to bring his mentor's killer to justice. Red Stick Two is set 12 years later. Virgil and Michelle are now married and living on their Wyoming ranch with their two children. Life has been happy for the Clearys but the ranching business difficult. When Virgil's former intelligence chief offers a lucrative mission Virgil accepts... read more

Aunt Sookie & Me: the sordid tale of a scandalous southern belle

Michael Scott Garvin

Young Poppy Wainwright feels much like a deck of cards, shuffled around from a boozing mother to a beloved grandmother. Finally bussed to Savannah, Georgia, to live with her grandmother’s cantankerous sister, Sookie. Through the enlightened eyes of a thirteen-year-old girl, the hilarity and insanity ensues. From the best-selling author of A Faithful Son, this rollicking romp of a ride does not... read more

Young Poppy Wainwright feels much like a deck of cards, shuffled around from a boozing mother to a beloved grandmother. Finally bussed to Savannah, Georgia, to live with her grandmother’s cantankerous sister, Sookie. Through the enlightened eyes of a thirteen-year-old girl, the hilarity and insanity ensues. From the best-selling author of A Faithful Son, this rollicking romp of a ride does not... read more

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