Ann Aubrey Hanson

Ann Aubrey Hanson - Editor

Santa Barbara, CA, USA

I edit fiction, nonfiction, academic, and memoir manuscripts. With 30 years of experience, you can trust that you are in good hands.

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Overview

I am a freelance editor with three decades of experience.
Languages
English (CAN)
English (UK)
English (US)
Fiction
Adventure
Crime & Mystery
Historical Fiction
Literature
Science Fiction
Thriller
Non-Fiction
Biographies & Memoirs
History

Certifications

  • MFA, Creative Writing
  • MA, English Literature
  • BA, English Literature
  • Director of Religious Education

Work experience

Freelance Book Editor

Self-employed
September, 2008 – Present (over 10 years)

I offer editing services for fiction, nonfiction, academic, and memoir manuscripts.

Newspaper Editor

The Southern Cross
September, 1998 – September, 2008 (about 10 years)

Started as reporter, ended as editor of the Catholic newspaper of San Diego. Ten years of writing and editing experience.

Portfolio (5 selected works)

Lessons Learned: How family and farm life in the 1940s provided a guide to success.

Len Kube

I am the youngest of a family of ten and during the 1940s I had the privilege of being raised on a 120-acre dairy farm a few miles outside of Warrens, a small town in central Wisconsin. Over a period of ten years, I had the good fortune of experiencing significant family, farm, community, and personal growth and change—and this is what I have captured in this book.Examples of these experiences... read more

I am the youngest of a family of ten and during the 1940s I had the privilege of being raised on a 120-acre dairy farm a few miles outside of Warrens, a small town in central Wisconsin. Over a period of ten years, I had the good fortune of experiencing significant family, farm, community, and personal growth and change—and this is what I have captured in this book.Examples of these experiences... read more

Elder Care: Precious Presence

Dr. Alex Kodiath

Ninety percent of the population faces long-term care for their life or the life of a loved one. In Elder Care: Precious Presence, author Dr. Alex Kodiath presents personal, true stories of life in long-term care and reflects on the lessons that can be drawn from these stories. With almost twenty-five years of experience in social work in the medical field, Kodiath gives guidance on the spirit... read more

Ninety percent of the population faces long-term care for their life or the life of a loved one. In Elder Care: Precious Presence, author Dr. Alex Kodiath presents personal, true stories of life in long-term care and reflects on the lessons that can be drawn from these stories. With almost twenty-five years of experience in social work in the medical field, Kodiath gives guidance on the spirit... read more

A Cold July In Cuba: Recollections Of My Father, The Revolutionary

Ray F. Ledon M.D.

You Can't Run From Your Past, And You Can't Hide From It.Author Ray F. Ledon, M.D. didn’t ask to have a seat at the heart of the Cuban revolution―that seat just happened to be at his kitchen table. Ramon Calixto Fernandez-Ledon, Dr. Ledon’s father, a renowned anesthesiologist famous for having created Havana’s first department of anesthesia at the University of Havana at a time when anesthesia... read more

You Can't Run From Your Past, And You Can't Hide From It.Author Ray F. Ledon, M.D. didn’t ask to have a seat at the heart of the Cuban revolution―that seat just happened to be at his kitchen table. Ramon Calixto Fernandez-Ledon, Dr. Ledon’s father, a renowned anesthesiologist famous for having created Havana’s first department of anesthesia at the University of Havana at a time when anesthesia... read more

Precious Legacy

Maria M. Csanadi

With their 2-year-old son and 3-month-old daughter in their arms, and with little more than the clothes on their backs, Mária and Oswald Csanádi set out from Budapest on Nov. 19, 1956, on what would be the most important journey of their lives ... Precious Legacy is the true story of one family's escape from Hungary during the terrible aftermath of the failed 1956 uprising against the Russian ... read more

With their 2-year-old son and 3-month-old daughter in their arms, and with little more than the clothes on their backs, Mária and Oswald Csanádi set out from Budapest on Nov. 19, 1956, on what would be the most important journey of their lives ... Precious Legacy is the true story of one family's escape from Hungary during the terrible aftermath of the failed 1956 uprising against the Russian ... read more

Under a Triumphant Sky: A Bike Across America Story

Steve Garufi

Under a Triumphant Sky is more than a bicycle narrative. It is a human story about facing your fears and overcoming adversity - all for the pursuit of a lifelong dream. Steve Garufi pedaled solo across America for forty-five days from Del Mar, California to Jekyll Island, Georgia. A thief stole his bike in Phoenix. A mechanical failure in the desert led to an angry meltdown. There were chasing... read more

Under a Triumphant Sky is more than a bicycle narrative. It is a human story about facing your fears and overcoming adversity - all for the pursuit of a lifelong dream. Steve Garufi pedaled solo across America for forty-five days from Del Mar, California to Jekyll Island, Georgia. A thief stole his bike in Phoenix. A mechanical failure in the desert led to an angry meltdown. There were chasing... read more

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