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Bryna Kranzler

Bryna Kranzler - Editor

San Diego, CA

Experienced developmental/copyeditor of fiction/non-fiction (11 books on Amazon). Also author of historical biography and reference book.

Overview

Developmental and copyeditor who helps authors make their dreams come true. Writer (articles, personal essays, business brochures, and websites), ghostwriter, and proofreader. Also author of award-winning historical biography, The Accidental Anarchist (bit.ly/ThAccidentalAnarchist) and 9 Critical Steps to Successful Self Publishing (bit.ly/9StepstoPublishingSuccess). Degrees from Barnard College (BA, Playwriting), Yale University (MBA), UCSD (Copyediting Certificate).

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Languages
English (US)
Non-Fiction
Biographies & Memoirs Business & Management Career Guides Cooking & Food Wine & Spirits Economics Education & Reference Entertainment Health & wellbeing History Home & Garden Law Parenting & Families Psychology Publishing

Certifications

  • Copyediting

Awards

  • Sharp Writ Book Awards, General Non-Fiction
  • Readers' Favorite, Non-Fiction: Historical/Cultural
  • National Indie Excellence Award
  • International Book Awards BIOGRAPHY: HISTORICAL
  • USA "Best Books of 2011" Award, Biography:Historical

Work experience

Owner, Crosswalk Press

Bryna Kranzler is self-employed

June, 2010 – Present (almost 7 years)

As developmental and copyeditor, I have edited the following books:

• Cook the Part: Delicious, Interactive & Fun Team Cooking – non-fiction/cookbooks/special occasion (
• Rasputin: The Memoirs of His Secretary—non-fiction/biography (
• Into the Tiger’s Mouth—fiction/historical (
• Get Debt Free with Me¬ – non-fiction/law (
• Keys to the Corner Office: Success Strategies for Women, by Women – non-fiction/business & money (
• Turbocharge Your Future: Revealing Interviews with the CEOs of eBay, Zappos, Sports Authority, and Others About What Really Counts! – non-fiction/job markets; advice (
• How to Love San Francisco – non-fiction/travel; romance/contemporary (
• Katy Rose Likes to Say No – children’s/stories in verse (
• Zeke Will Not Eat – children’s/stories in verse (
• Scale: How to Grow Your Business by Working Less – non-fiction/small business and entrepreneurship (
• Investing and Estate Planning Made Easy: Strategies to Make Money and Keep It -- non-fiction/personal finance (
• Dining and Driving with Cats (volumes 1 & 2) – non-fiction/memoirs; non-fiction/travel (bit.ly/DDwCats)
• I’ve Been to Hell and Found the Fire Exit – non-fiction/memoir (coming soon)
• An Enriched Life – non-fiction/memoir (not for publication)

Portfolio (2 selected works)

The Accidental Anarchist: From the Diaries of Jacob Marateck

Bryna Kranzler

The Accidental Anarchist is the true story of Jacob Marateck, an Orthodox Jew who was sentenced to death three times in the early 1900s in Russia -- and lived to tell about it. He also happens to have been the author's grandfather. The book is based on the diaries that Marateck began keeping in 1905. That was when he decided to overthrow the Czar . . . The story is told in Marateck's voice, an... read more

The Accidental Anarchist is the true story of Jacob Marateck, an Orthodox Jew who was sentenced to death three times in the early 1900s in Russia -- and lived to tell about it. He also happens to have been the author's grandfather. The book is based on the diaries that Marateck began keeping in 1905. That was when he decided to overthrow the Czar . . . The story is told in Marateck's voice, an... read more

9 Critical Steps to Successful Self-Publishing: Get it Right the First Time

Bryna Kranzler

You probably think that writing the book was the hard part. Unfortunately, that's not the case. Independent publishing, while offering many advantages, involves a lot of steps and decisions, and it's easy to make mistakes that sabotage your book's market potential. Topics include: •The Fatal Mistakes Self-Published Authors Often Make•How to Identify and Reach Your Target Audience for Free•How ... read more

You probably think that writing the book was the hard part. Unfortunately, that's not the case. Independent publishing, while offering many advantages, involves a lot of steps and decisions, and it's easy to make mistakes that sabotage your book's market potential. Topics include: •The Fatal Mistakes Self-Published Authors Often Make•How to Identify and Reach Your Target Audience for Free•How ... read more

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