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Bree Crowder

Bree Crowder - Editor

Toronto, ON, Canada

Proficient editor with scrupulous attention to detail. Currently an Editorial Literary Assistant with P.S. Literary Agency.

Overview

I have been writing and editing for over 10 years, and have earned my B.A. in English and a post-graduate certificate in creative writing. My experience includes copyediting several novels for traditionally published and self-published authors. My own work has received a favourable review from HarperCollins editors.

My aim is to make your work as clear and effective as it can be.

PLEASE NOTE: I do not work on weekends or Canadian holidays.

Services
Languages
English (CAN) English (UK) English (US)
Fiction
Adventure Fantasy Literature Romance Science Fiction Women's Fiction Young Adult & Teen

Certifications

  • B.A. in English from Carleton University
  • Post-Graduate Certificate in Creative Writing from Humber College

Work experience

Editorial Literary Assistant

P.S. Literary Agency

April, 2016 – Present (8 months)

- Evaluate manuscripts; provide reader’s reports; assist in preparation of proposals and manuscripts for submission to publishers; compose pitch letters for submissions.

- General administrative duties.

Freelance Writer

Bustle

March, 2016 – Present (9 months)

Write feature book articles for blog publication.

Freelance Writer

HelloGiggles

November, 2015 – Present (about 1 year)

Write lifestyle and books feature articles.

Freelance Writer

Quirk Books

February, 2015 – Present (almost 2 years)

Write feature book articles for blog publication.

Editorial Intern

P.S. Literary Agency

September, 2014 – March, 2015 (6 months)

As an Editorial Intern with P.S. Literary Agency, I was responsible for copyediting represented manuscripts, and writing reader’s reports for unsolicited manuscripts. I was responsible for meeting tight deadlines with quality work. Through this internship, I also earned experience evaluating queries and searching through the #PitMad hashtag on Twitter for potential clients. I worked closely with Curtis Russell (President and Principal Agent), Carly Watters (Vice President and Senior Agent), and Maria Vicente (Associate Agent).

Portfolio (8 selected works)

Soft Target (Major Crimes Unit Book 1)

Iain Rob Wright

A non-stop action thriller in the vein of Jack Reacher and the television series, 24, from bestselling author, Iain Rob Wright. First book in the Major Crime Unit series Nowhere is safe from evil... When a quaint village in the United Kingdom is struck by a suicide bomber, no one sees it coming. Yet, this first attack is just the beginning of something far greater and much much worse. The days... read more

A non-stop action thriller in the vein of Jack Reacher and the television series, 24, from bestselling author, Iain Rob Wright. First book in the Major Crime Unit series Nowhere is safe from evil... When a quaint village in the United Kingdom is struck by a suicide bomber, no one sees it coming. Yet, this first attack is just the beginning of something far greater and much much worse. The days... read more

The Picture Frame: A Horror Novel

Iain Rob Wright

--An SG Horror Release --Latest Novel by bestselling horror and suspense author, Iain Rob Wright --Includes 2 bonus short stories by UK author, Matt Shaw Sometimes the past is deadly... Blake Price is the most celebrated mystery writer since Agatha Christie, but violent tragedy has yanked him from his life and sent him retreating to a secluded cottage in the countryside, dragging his family wi... read more

--An SG Horror Release --Latest Novel by bestselling horror and suspense author, Iain Rob Wright --Includes 2 bonus short stories by UK author, Matt Shaw Sometimes the past is deadly... Blake Price is the most celebrated mystery writer since Agatha Christie, but violent tragedy has yanked him from his life and sent him retreating to a secluded cottage in the countryside, dragging his family wi... read more

Ravage: An Apocalyptic Horror Novel

Iain Rob Wright

***NEW 2015 EDITION*** -- An SG Horror Release -- From bestselling author, Iain Rob Wright -- Book concludes with 10k words of Kindle-exclusive bonus content: THE PATH OF INFECTION (follow the virus as it passes from person to person on its rampage of destruction) There's a nasty bug going around... Nick Adams is an unremarkable man. The only good things in his life are his supportive wife, De... read more

***NEW 2015 EDITION*** -- An SG Horror Release -- From bestselling author, Iain Rob Wright -- Book concludes with 10k words of Kindle-exclusive bonus content: THE PATH OF INFECTION (follow the virus as it passes from person to person on its rampage of destruction) There's a nasty bug going around... Nick Adams is an unremarkable man. The only good things in his life are his supportive wife, De... read more

Slasher: the Escape of Richard Heinz

Iain Rob Wright

"Iain Rob Wright blows me away." - J A Konrath, author of the Jack Daniels books. -- A Novella of 16k words. -- By bestselling author, Iain Rob Wright When convicted killer and certified psychopath, Richard Heinz, escapes from a secure mental hospital, his re-capture falls on the shoulders of MCU agents Dr Jessica Bennett and Howard Hopkins. Entering a dark wood on a rainy night, they must try... read more

"Iain Rob Wright blows me away." - J A Konrath, author of the Jack Daniels books. -- A Novella of 16k words. -- By bestselling author, Iain Rob Wright When convicted killer and certified psychopath, Richard Heinz, escapes from a secure mental hospital, his re-capture falls on the shoulders of MCU agents Dr Jessica Bennett and Howard Hopkins. Entering a dark wood on a rainy night, they must try... read more

Santa;

Nicola Mar

If you've ever been bullied, read this book.Spanning the course of several weeks, Santa; details the physical and emotional deterioration of June, a victim of severe bullying after she survives an attack by her classmates. With no one and nothing to trust but faith, she struggles with the idea that the human spirit may not exist.

If you've ever been bullied, read this book.Spanning the course of several weeks, Santa; details the physical and emotional deterioration of June, a victim of severe bullying after she survives an attack by her classmates. With no one and nothing to trust but faith, she struggles with the idea that the human spirit may not exist.

What It Takes: The Secrets of Becoming a Successful Trader: Eddie Z Interviews the Masters of Trading

Russ Hazelcorn, Eddie Z

What It Takes: The Secrets of Becoming a Successful Trader is the follow up to Market Prophets: Eddie Z’s Interviews with Wall Street Legends, Gurus, All Stars, and Hall of Famers. This profound book is a priceless collection of stories, anecdotes, experiences, and trading insights from some of the most successful traders in the last 50 years. Some of these traders you may have heard of and ot... read more

What It Takes: The Secrets of Becoming a Successful Trader is the follow up to Market Prophets: Eddie Z’s Interviews with Wall Street Legends, Gurus, All Stars, and Hall of Famers. This profound book is a priceless collection of stories, anecdotes, experiences, and trading insights from some of the most successful traders in the last 50 years. Some of these traders you may have heard of and ot... read more

Broken: How Being Broken Unlocked the Greatest Success of My Life

Mr Greg D Yates

This book isn’t hypothetical. It isn’t fiction. This is the TRUE STORY of One Businessman’s journey from status, influence and wealth through the nightmare of failure, incarceration and prison. But, the story doesn’t stop there. Share in this amazing revelation as brokenness UNLOCKS powerful success that could never have been anticipated. Falling from corporate power and public confidence to p... read more

This book isn’t hypothetical. It isn’t fiction. This is the TRUE STORY of One Businessman’s journey from status, influence and wealth through the nightmare of failure, incarceration and prison. But, the story doesn’t stop there. Share in this amazing revelation as brokenness UNLOCKS powerful success that could never have been anticipated. Falling from corporate power and public confidence to p... read more

The Writer's Conquest: Establish a Brand (Volume 1)

Thomas A Fowler, Quincy J Allen

Marketing is hard. You want to focus on your writing and you should. That’s why The Writer’s Conquest: Establish Your Brand exists: to allow you to write first and market second. If the terms “target demographics,” “website responsive design,” and “organic S.E.O.” sound like a foreign language to you, read this book and bring the ad agency experience to your author platform. Beginning with res... read more

Marketing is hard. You want to focus on your writing and you should. That’s why The Writer’s Conquest: Establish Your Brand exists: to allow you to write first and market second. If the terms “target demographics,” “website responsive design,” and “organic S.E.O.” sound like a foreign language to you, read this book and bring the ad agency experience to your author platform. Beginning with res... read more

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