Arielle Basich

Arielle Basich - Editor

Los Angeles, CA, USA

Hello! I have 5.5 years of experience in the industry, a passion for storytelling, sharp eyes for corrections, and a love of collaboration

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Overview

Hi there!
I'm a graphic novel and fiction editor with five and half years of experience. I started my career at Skybound Entertainment which was a great building block and company to learn the ropes at, but I'm excited for the opportunity to meet and work with new authors through freelancing.

While the bulk of my experience is with comic books and graphic novels, I have collaborated on long and short form fiction editing. I believe wholeheartedly in the power and importance of a good story, and I know there are many folks out there itching to share theirs. I see my role as helping you tell the best version of your story possible, whether that be through copy editing and proofreading, or a more in depth look at your narrative structure. I want us to work together to find the right way for this project to shine, so that you are proud of what you have accomplished, and your story can stand up to all the slings and arrows out there.

I love anything genre-focused, with a particular passion for fantasy and science fiction. I'm comfortable with books for all age ranges, and really want to help authors who feel they're underrepresented in the current market. If we're working together, I believe in you, and I believe that your story should be told.

Languages
English (US)
Fiction
Comics & Graphic Novels
Epic Fantasy
Middle Grade Fantasy
New Adult
Paranormal Romance
Science Fiction
Urban Fantasy
Young Adult Fantasy

Work experience

Associate Editor

Skybound Entertainment
August, 2015 – April, 2021 (over 5 years)

 Managed the monthly production of on average 6-8 comic book titles, from scripting to art to final printing
 Workshopped scripts with writers, giving creative notes and editorial feedback on both comic book scripts, manuscripts, and licensed video game scripts
 Collaborated on the creative development of over 20 new comic book series, all of which are either currently published or slated for publication in the near future
 Maintained production and delivery schedules for 15 comic book series at a time, including outline and script deadlines, notes deadlines, art deadlines, and printer deadline

Portfolio (5 selected works)

Outpost Zero Volume 2: Follow It Down

McKeever, Sean Kelley, Tengfenki, Alexandre, Beaulieu, Jean-Francois

Outpost Zero Volume 3

McKeever, Sean, Tengfenki, Alexandre, Beaulieu, Jean-Francois

Gasolina Volume 1

Mackiewicz, Sean, Walter, Niko, Lopes, Mat

Gasolina Volume 2

Mackiewicz, Sean, Walter, Niko, Lopes, Mat

Gasolina Volume 3: Viva Mexico

Mackiewicz, Sean, Walter, Niko, Lopes, Mat

Arielle has 1 review

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Communication & Punctuality

Rick Hubbard
"Superb editorial skills, diligently & graciously applied." Writers at all skill levels benefit from "Arielle's Editorial Eagle Eye." Not only is Ms. Basich a pleasure to work with, she has a remarkable ability to find those blundering nits that serve only to distract a reader by lurching them out of the story space. With adroit skill, she finds typos, misspellings, and poor word choice (e.g....
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Rick Hubbard, July 2021

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