Carolyn Banks

Carolyn Banks - Editor

Bastrop, TX, USA

I respect the writing of those who come to me. I'm honest about my assessment and I'm versatile, thorough, reliable, not-easily-shocked.

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Overview

When I'm editing, I preserve your style and vision, but suggest additions, deletions and possible structural changes to make your work as powerful as it can be. I point out grammatical errors, if need be, so that you can learn to correct them. I specialize in women's, literary and humorous fiction. I don't work with science fiction or fantasy books. For five years I was managing editor of LifeTimes and work with nonfiction, too. Nothing super-scientific or technical, please. Check out my Wikipedia page:
Languages
English (US)
Non-Fiction
Biographies & Memoirs
True Crime
Fiction
Humor & Comedy
Women's Fiction

Work experience

Adjunct Associate Professor

Austin Community College
August, 2013 – Present (about 7 years)

I teach college level courses in English Composition as well as a literature survey course that covers Anglo-Saxon to 18th Century literature.

Writer, editor

Self-employed
February, 2000 – Present (over 20 years)

RRS writes scripts for video production, offers ghostwriting and developmental editing for fiction or non-fiction. No technical projects, please!

Portfolio (10 selected works)

The Darkroom

Banks, Carolyn

Murder Well-Bred

Banks, Carolyn

Loving Voice: A Caregiver's Book of Read-Aloud Stories for the Elderly

C. Banks, J. Rizzo, Banks, Carolyn, Carolyn Banks, Janis Rizzo

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