Anna Reisz

Anna Reisz - Editor

Indianapolis, IN, USA

Editor with education and library background | Collaborative approach | Specializes in middle grade, YA, fantasy, historical, cozy mysteries

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Build a collaborative relationship with an editor who is eager to work with you to help your vision and voice shine through in your writing!

My name is Anna Reisz, and I am a freelance editor offering copy and line editing, developmental editing, manuscript evaluation, proofreading, and writing services.

I am a passionate reader, writer, educator, and learner. I have years of experience in the fields of education, libraries, writing, and editing. My approach combines attention to detail, a love of the written word, an analytical understanding of both fiction and nonfiction, and a desire to work collaboratively to bring out the best in your writing. Let me be your secret writing weapon!

I edit and collaborate on everything from nonfiction journal publications, blogs, and web copy to children’s, young adult, and adult fiction.
English (US)
Contemporary Fiction
Cozy Mysteries
Epic Fantasy
Historical Fiction
Magical Realism
Middle Grade
Middle Grade Fantasy
Young Adult


  • Editorial Freelancers Association (EFA) member since January 1, 2020
  • The Keys to Effective Editing course, instructed by Jacquelyn Landis, 2020
  • Advanced Fiction Writing course, instructed by Steve Alcorn, 2020
  • Bachelor of Arts in Education, Franklin College, 2007

Work experience

Contracted Editor

The Antelope journal publication
August, 2020 – Present (over 1 year)

I am The Antelope’s contracted editor; I edit various articles, stories, essays, and interview pieces for publication. More information on the publication can be found at Antelope Magazine dot com.

Freelance Editor

January, 2020 – Present (almost 2 years)

Reference Librarian and Programming Assistant

Johnson County Public Library
November, 2009 – December, 2016 (about 7 years)

Elementary Teacher

Clark Pleasant Community School Corporation
August, 2007 – November, 2009 (over 2 years)

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