Anne Chenille

Anne Chenille - Editor

Charlottesville, VA, United States

Your expertise and knowledge are already in place. I'll edit your manuscript and polish your message. You'll be good to go!

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Overview

You already know your subject matter inside out. I help you polish your sentences, paragraphs, and chapters so they tell the world exactly what you want to say, in your voice, with your point of view. My message to you is simple: You bring the expertise and desire. I'll edit your words to make your nonfiction book or memoir shine.
Languages
English (US)
Non-Fiction
Business & Management
Career Guides
Cooking & Food Wine & Spirits
Education & Reference
Health & wellbeing
Music
New Age
Writing & Publishing

Work experience

Founder

Self-employed
June, 2012 – Present (about 8 years)

I believe everyone has a compelling story to tell. My overriding mission is to make your nonfiction book or memoir the best it can be — in your genuine voice, telling your story, to your audience. Together, we get your book edited so you feel proud of your published work. You'll know your book represents you authentically. It shows the world what you do, what you believe in, and how your work can change lives.
I love to edit nonfiction books, articles, and presentations. When we work together, I provide you with detailed line edits and developmental edits including emailed author queries on specific points in the manuscript. We'll edit your book to make it your best, so you'll be excited and happy to introduce it to your audience.
Clients say:
I have to thank Anne for her dedication to editing and taking me to task to fill in the gaps so that uninitiated readers can keep up. — Zack Bonnie
Anne is a fast, skilled editor with a brilliant grasp of all things publishing and will help you in ways you didn’t know you needed. I can’t recommend her enough! Heartfelt thanks to a terrific editor and planner! — Bobbie Jo Lieberman
You provide Quality Assurance for my content….I would have never caught these errors or style nuances. Thank you, Anne. — CV
I absolutely love what you have done, and can’t believe how beautifully you have made it all come together. There is no way on earth I could have done this myself. — Christine Ballard
She will extend to your work all the respect, and professional, straight ahead, no-nonsense advice that it deserves. Anne will get you where you need to go, and she does it with the utmost of care, concern, and a supportive smile. — Frances F.

Portfolio (10 selected works)

Dead, Insane, or in Jail: A CEDU Memoir

Zack Bonnie

Zack Bonnie was fourteen when his parents sent him to a "Troubled Teen" facility. The author takes readers there, in a thrilling psychological read. Sequestered where bizarre cult-like techniques become the norm, see for yourself exactly what the controversy is about. Should we mold a child's behavior using the tools of brainwashing? With coarse, brutal dialog and authentic source materials, t... read more

Zack Bonnie was fourteen when his parents sent him to a "Troubled Teen" facility. The author takes readers there, in a thrilling psychological read. Sequestered where bizarre cult-like techniques become the norm, see for yourself exactly what the controversy is about. Should we mold a child's behavior using the tools of brainwashing? With coarse, brutal dialog and authentic source materials, t... read more

The Parent's Survival Guide to Daycare Infections

Leigh B. Grossman

Is my child too sick to go to daycare today? When can my child go back to daycare? What should I look for when I am considering a daycare center for my new baby?Every parent of a child in daycare asks these questions. Dr. Leigh Grossman's new book, THE PARENT'S SURVIVAL GUIDE TO DAYCARE INFECTIONS, presents the facts about different germs and provides guidance on what to do when your child has... read more

Is my child too sick to go to daycare today? When can my child go back to daycare? What should I look for when I am considering a daycare center for my new baby?Every parent of a child in daycare asks these questions. Dr. Leigh Grossman's new book, THE PARENT'S SURVIVAL GUIDE TO DAYCARE INFECTIONS, presents the facts about different germs and provides guidance on what to do when your child has... read more

Lift: The Nature and Craft of Expert Coaching

Bruce R. Dorey

Bruce R. Dorey is an expert coach and author of LIFT: The Nature and Craft of Expert Coaching. In his work, Bruce takes a fresh look at how to prepare the next generation of businesspeople. Integrating current scientific research on human behavior, Bruce applies a traditional craftsman model to promote institutional knowledge transfer within large organizations. In a large organization? Watchi... read more

Bruce R. Dorey is an expert coach and author of LIFT: The Nature and Craft of Expert Coaching. In his work, Bruce takes a fresh look at how to prepare the next generation of businesspeople. Integrating current scientific research on human behavior, Bruce applies a traditional craftsman model to promote institutional knowledge transfer within large organizations. In a large organization? Watchi... read more

Dead, Insane, or in Jail: Overwritten (Book 2)

Zack Bonnie

As OVERWRITTEN begins, the bounty hunter and an armed sheriff escort Zack back to Rocky Mountain Academy, six weeks after his escape. This time, Zack changes his tactics and stops overtly opposing the authoritarian program. Some kids crumble under the pressure. Others become “look-goods” who’ll do anything for approval. And young Zack may be kidding himself that he can remain immune to the coe... read more

As OVERWRITTEN begins, the bounty hunter and an armed sheriff escort Zack back to Rocky Mountain Academy, six weeks after his escape. This time, Zack changes his tactics and stops overtly opposing the authoritarian program. Some kids crumble under the pressure. Others become “look-goods” who’ll do anything for approval. And young Zack may be kidding himself that he can remain immune to the coe... read more

Records to the Rescue!: An Organizer For Your Essential Information

Christine Ballard

Records to the Rescue! is a workbook that will help you document everything you need to remember and your loved ones need to know. • Be better in control • Create a customized guide to your life • Note where important documents are kept • Allow someone to assist you when necessary • Be prepared for anything your future may hold

Records to the Rescue! is a workbook that will help you document everything you need to remember and your loved ones need to know. • Be better in control • Create a customized guide to your life • Note where important documents are kept • Allow someone to assist you when necessary • Be prepared for anything your future may hold

Sassy Salad Secrets: Supercharge your diet and recapture your health by unlocking the power of living foods

Bobbie Jo Lieberman, Kenny Weber

Now available—the long-awaited soft-cover print edition of Sassy Salad Secrets. This easy-to-navigate, lavishly illustrated book has 152 four-color pages and lots of new recipes. "In this book is a simple solution that can profoundly shift the way you eat—and live. Try these salads, and you'll be on your way to living a longer, healthier and happier life," says Stephen Sinatra, MD, in the Pref... read more

Now available—the long-awaited soft-cover print edition of Sassy Salad Secrets. This easy-to-navigate, lavishly illustrated book has 152 four-color pages and lots of new recipes. "In this book is a simple solution that can profoundly shift the way you eat—and live. Try these salads, and you'll be on your way to living a longer, healthier and happier life," says Stephen Sinatra, MD, in the Pref... read more

The Art of the Q: Build Your Business with Questions

Charlie Van Hecke

The Art of the Q • Build Your Business with Questions by Charlie Van Hecke Charlie Van Hecke’s new book, The Art of the Q, makes the case that we are all in sales! From beginning to end, The Art of the Q provides real-life examples and case studies. Charlie Van Hecke persuasively shows the reader how to make specific changes that lead to success, through relationships built on trust. This fast... read more

The Art of the Q • Build Your Business with Questions by Charlie Van Hecke Charlie Van Hecke’s new book, The Art of the Q, makes the case that we are all in sales! From beginning to end, The Art of the Q provides real-life examples and case studies. Charlie Van Hecke persuasively shows the reader how to make specific changes that lead to success, through relationships built on trust. This fast... read more

Here I Am: Learning Along The Way

Terry Samala de Guzman

An accomplished executive and life coach, Terry Samala de Guzman shares her story and reveals her hard-won life tenets: insights that have carried her through immigrating to the US, challenging work and leadership roles, motherhood, health crises, and a commuting marriage to build a fulfilling, enjoyable and sustainable lifestyle filled with purpose, adventure and love. In these stories you'll... read more

An accomplished executive and life coach, Terry Samala de Guzman shares her story and reveals her hard-won life tenets: insights that have carried her through immigrating to the US, challenging work and leadership roles, motherhood, health crises, and a commuting marriage to build a fulfilling, enjoyable and sustainable lifestyle filled with purpose, adventure and love. In these stories you'll... read more

Making Art with Butterflies: a Jeanne S Coloring Book (Volume 1)

Jeanne Schlesinger

This coloring book is a little different from what you normally see. These 88 images began their life as butterfly photographs, full of color and depth and detail. The author, a professional photographer, helped them evolve from photographs to drawings, so they have shadows, highlights, and many of the subtleties from their original photograph, now in varying shades of grey. What this means fo... read more

This coloring book is a little different from what you normally see. These 88 images began their life as butterfly photographs, full of color and depth and detail. The author, a professional photographer, helped them evolve from photographs to drawings, so they have shadows, highlights, and many of the subtleties from their original photograph, now in varying shades of grey. What this means fo... read more

Making It Up As You Go - Selected Essays - Writing about Music, Improvisation, and Teaching

Isabel McNeill Carley

Sensitively adapting Orff and Keetman's principles to North America's rich and varied traditions, Carley integrated passion and intellect. At last, here are her collected essays ranging over a lifetime…and ready for new generations to discover the music within. Making It Up As You Go includes 21 essays, nine of them published here for the first time. Three sections - Origins, Practicum and Exh... read more

Sensitively adapting Orff and Keetman's principles to North America's rich and varied traditions, Carley integrated passion and intellect. At last, here are her collected essays ranging over a lifetime…and ready for new generations to discover the music within. Making It Up As You Go includes 21 essays, nine of them published here for the first time. Three sections - Origins, Practicum and Exh... read more

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