Editor and project manager for books and academic materials for young children. Produced over 100 board and picture book titles for children ages 0-5, as well as a wide variety of print, digital, and online education assets.
Research, conceptualize, write, edit, and oversee art/design for book creation targeting ages 0-5 (100+ books to date). Writing, editing, and project management in support of research and product development of print and digital products for classroom and community markets. Develop and exercise familiarity with a variety of K-12 trade books, fiction and nonfiction, from diverse publishing houses. Produce specs, writing guidelines, and procedures for content development of teacher support materials. Supervise team of assistants and the work of consultants, freelancers, and developers. Review and edit manuscripts to ensure quality and adherence to objectives. Prepare and review editorial assets for use in software components. Test software assets in application. Produce product-related videos. Manage and facilitate website production.
Work with clients to develop concepts and implement strategy to bring projects to digital/traditional print. Projects include Parent & Child magazine’s “100 Greatest Books for Kids” feature and interactive website ( and 25 Coolest Schools feature and site (
Edit and proofread manuscripts for stylistic content, cohesion, and errors. Work directly with private authors and graduate students. Current projects include 90,000-word fiction novel.
Produce original content for K-12, including (but not limited to): early-level F/NF infant and children's books, book and/or instructional model-based lesson plans, activity pages, and worksheets.
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I have copyedited and proofread more than five hundred books, adult and children's, nonfiction and fiction, in all genres.
10+ years experience editing children's books in all genres with a keen eye, a knack for story telling, and a love of adventure.