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Brandi Salazar

Brandi Salazar - Editor

Toledo, OH, United States

No matter what level of editing you require, my priority is to maintain your voice as an author while making your work shine!

Overview

I specialize in copy editing and proofreading of fiction manuscripts, and offer formatting and cover design as well. My experience includes editing and proofreading more than 40 books within the last year, many with time constraints. I pride myself on providing high-quality work for all authors, whether traditional or independent.

Services
Languages
English (UK) English (US)
Fiction
Adventure Crime & Mystery Fantasy Historical Fiction Holiday Horror Humor & Comedy LGBTQ Romance Short Story Thriller Women's Fiction

Certifications

  • AA in Business
  • BA in English

Work experience

Freelance Editor

Brandi Salazar Editorial Services

December, 2015 – Present (about 1 year)

I am the owner/operator of Brandi Salazar Editorial Services offering professional service at an affordable price. I specialize in copy editing and proofreading, but I will offer substantive--developmental--editing in rare instances. No matter what level of editing you require, my priority is to maintain your voice as an author while making your work shine! Whether you are in need of editing, proofreading, formatting, or even a cover for your book, I am here to help make your publishing dreams come true.

Editor

Booktrope

February, 2015 – May, 2016 (about 1 year)

During my time with Booktrope, I collaborated with authors and their team on more than 30 projects, most with tight deadlines. Among the duties I performed were substantive and line editing, as well as proofreading and formatting to produce a polished final product.

Portfolio (10 selected works)

Pirate's Ransom: A Serio-Comic Ballet of Action

E.J. Blaine

Even now, I see you wondering how a man of my obvious wit and erudition could find himself reduced to this miserable state. It's too astonishing to be believed. The mind rebels! How indeed could such a thing come to be?Well, you seem a credulous sort, so pull up a bucket, and I'll tell you the tale.It's the golden age of piracy, and in a dank dungeon cell somewhere in the Caribbean, Thomas McK... read more

Even now, I see you wondering how a man of my obvious wit and erudition could find himself reduced to this miserable state. It's too astonishing to be believed. The mind rebels! How indeed could such a thing come to be?Well, you seem a credulous sort, so pull up a bucket, and I'll tell you the tale.It's the golden age of piracy, and in a dank dungeon cell somewhere in the Caribbean, Thomas McK... read more

Lost in His Darkness (Demons of Darkness Book 1)

Elizabeth Hayes

I came to the club as an unknown. They turned me into a club whore. They used me. That’s ok though because I used them too. One member changed it all. He stripped me bare. Scared me out of my routine. I’m lost. Will I ever be able to go back? WARNING 18+ This book contains substantial adult content and language. It also contains topics that may be disturbing to some readers. This may includes ... read more

I came to the club as an unknown. They turned me into a club whore. They used me. That’s ok though because I used them too. One member changed it all. He stripped me bare. Scared me out of my routine. I’m lost. Will I ever be able to go back? WARNING 18+ This book contains substantial adult content and language. It also contains topics that may be disturbing to some readers. This may includes ... read more

Escape

Ella Col

Gabby Roman has every intention of following through on a promise that she made, but when she feels that she is about to make the biggest mistake of her life, she runs as far as the road will take her. Destiny awaits Gabby, or so she thinks. She finds herself trying to settle in a place where she does not fit in. When Gabby meets Ty, she feels a pull like she’s never felt before. Although the ... read more

Gabby Roman has every intention of following through on a promise that she made, but when she feels that she is about to make the biggest mistake of her life, she runs as far as the road will take her. Destiny awaits Gabby, or so she thinks. She finds herself trying to settle in a place where she does not fit in. When Gabby meets Ty, she feels a pull like she’s never felt before. Although the ... read more

No Holds Barred (Kismet Series Book 3)

Samantha Long

After the devastating discovery of her ex-husband’s infidelity, Halle has spent the last year and a half trying to pick up the pieces. Complicated has become her normal state of being, especially when she starts to see Luke as more than a friend. Luke has loved Halle since the moment he laid eyes on her in high school, but has been forced to keep his distance because of her marriage. Now that ... read more

After the devastating discovery of her ex-husband’s infidelity, Halle has spent the last year and a half trying to pick up the pieces. Complicated has become her normal state of being, especially when she starts to see Luke as more than a friend. Luke has loved Halle since the moment he laid eyes on her in high school, but has been forced to keep his distance because of her marriage. Now that ... read more

Falling for Him (The Falcon Club Book 1)

Amy Stephens

What happens when the life you’ve taken for granted gets suddenly turned upside down? Erica Kennedy was excited about starting her freshman year of college at State University with her best friend Monica. Out of the blue, her parents surprised everyone with a divorce that quickly turned nasty and she was forced to change all of her plans for the fall. Now, no longer attending State, Erica enro... read more

What happens when the life you’ve taken for granted gets suddenly turned upside down? Erica Kennedy was excited about starting her freshman year of college at State University with her best friend Monica. Out of the blue, her parents surprised everyone with a divorce that quickly turned nasty and she was forced to change all of her plans for the fall. Now, no longer attending State, Erica enro... read more

Falling for Her (The Falcon Club Book 2)

Amy Stephens

Jaime Garcia had dreams. Growing up poor, he always knew his chances of attending college were slim. With no father in their home, he did everything he could to help his family, including working side jobs that sometimes required him to do things that weren’t always safe or smart. One night, Jaime found himself in the wrong place at the wrong time. Sent away for a crime that never should have ... read more

Jaime Garcia had dreams. Growing up poor, he always knew his chances of attending college were slim. With no father in their home, he did everything he could to help his family, including working side jobs that sometimes required him to do things that weren’t always safe or smart. One night, Jaime found himself in the wrong place at the wrong time. Sent away for a crime that never should have ... read more

Pitching My Heart (Love, Laughter and Baseball Book 1)

Karly Morgan, Samantha Long

After a disastrous date in college, Katryn Winters never wants to come face to face with hot pitcher Weston Dukes again. When she’s assigned the interview of a lifetime by her magazine with the elusive Weston Dukes, what is she to do? Weston jumps from girl to girl with no desire to settle down. A previous relationship has left him bitter and cynical. When he’s approached for the interview wit... read more

After a disastrous date in college, Katryn Winters never wants to come face to face with hot pitcher Weston Dukes again. When she’s assigned the interview of a lifetime by her magazine with the elusive Weston Dukes, what is she to do? Weston jumps from girl to girl with no desire to settle down. A previous relationship has left him bitter and cynical. When he’s approached for the interview wit... read more

Controlling Circumstances

Jean Kelso

For a brief moment, Belle believed she was in love. In her young, naive mind, she had assumed love was all-consuming and everlasting, capable of withstanding the test of time. Sometimes, when you're young, you can become easily blinded by the desires of the heart, leading you to make poor choices in the name of love. Belle had been no different. Her dream man turned out to be her worst nightma... read more

For a brief moment, Belle believed she was in love. In her young, naive mind, she had assumed love was all-consuming and everlasting, capable of withstanding the test of time. Sometimes, when you're young, you can become easily blinded by the desires of the heart, leading you to make poor choices in the name of love. Belle had been no different. Her dream man turned out to be her worst nightma... read more

My Darling Gunslinger

Lynne Barron

After seven years on the run, crossing oceans and uncharted lands to escape an aristocrat with murder on his mind, Lady Charlotte Grenville, Countess of Westlockhart, has finally found a safe haven in the wilds of Montana.Until the night a gunslinger wounded in body and soul falls at her feet.In a single hand of cards, Tyler Morgan wins both the Zeppelin Ranch and the chance to hang up his gun... read more

After seven years on the run, crossing oceans and uncharted lands to escape an aristocrat with murder on his mind, Lady Charlotte Grenville, Countess of Westlockhart, has finally found a safe haven in the wilds of Montana.Until the night a gunslinger wounded in body and soul falls at her feet.In a single hand of cards, Tyler Morgan wins both the Zeppelin Ranch and the chance to hang up his gun... read more

Unaware

Kellie R. Stone

Three days of unthinkable horror will either redefine Kari Sterner’s reality…or it will destroy her and everyone she cares about. She sees their helpless bodies. Hears their imprisoned screams. Feels the cold steel blade, the warm rush of blood. A gloved hand reaches for the next victim. And…Kari can’t stop it. Unaware of her cognitive gifts, Kari needs answers. An obsessed psychiatrist has th... read more

Three days of unthinkable horror will either redefine Kari Sterner’s reality…or it will destroy her and everyone she cares about. She sees their helpless bodies. Hears their imprisoned screams. Feels the cold steel blade, the warm rush of blood. A gloved hand reaches for the next victim. And…Kari can’t stop it. Unaware of her cognitive gifts, Kari needs answers. An obsessed psychiatrist has th... read more

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