Cassidy Wadsworth

Cassidy Wadsworth – Editor

I edit fiction and nonfiction in multiple areas, with emphasis in polishing material that edifies and educates.

Overview

I have 13 years experience as a freelance editor for publishing houses, news media, academic institutions, legal publications, and individual/independent authors. I edit fiction (mainly Christian), nonfiction, academic and legal writing, as well as news and periodicals. Novels and anthologies, academic journals, textbooks, legal briefs and articles, historical and nonfiction, fact checks, source checks, etc. Copyediting and proofreading, with some experience in line and developmental editing as well.


I love showing authors how to make their work shine, as well as pointing out places where they're already doing great. I put each manuscript through at least one thorough read-through, as well as two rounds of specific checks. If a passage or idea needs a little work I can give examples and suggestions to help spark creativity. If something already sings, I'll let you know!

Services
Fiction
Anthologies Christian Fiction Picture Books Thriller & Suspense
Non-Fiction
Christian Non-Fiction Education & Reference Law
Languages
English (US)

Work experience

Various

Jan, 2011 — Present

Perform copyedits, content edits, proofreads, and source checks for various authors. Genres include mainly clean romance, historical fiction, anthologies, historical nonfiction, inspirational nonfiction, YA, clean suspense, and science fiction. Companies/publishing houses include Precision Editing, Eschler Editing, and various private authors. Use Chicago style.

The Good and the Beautiful

Feb, 2023 — Present

Perform copyedits and proofs for a private curriculum-development company under tight deadlines.

Windows of Wisdom

May, 2022 — Present

Perform fact checks, source checks, and copyedits/proofreads for a private curriculum-development company.

Various Law Firms, J Reuben Clark Law School Education Journal

May, 2016 — Dec, 2021 (over 5 years)

Researched legal issues, wrote materials, and edited other attorneys' briefs, arguments, and articles. Have co-authored a legal article with Hon. Judge Lynn Davis. Also served as editor and lead editor of two issues of a law school's education law journal (see pictures below).

Covenant Communications

Jan, 2011 — Present

Perform copyedits, proofreads, and source checks for a traditional publishing house in a variety of genres, both fiction and nonfiction. Use Chicago style.

Portfolio

Murder at TopHouse

Poulson, Clair M.

Proofreading
Proofreading
Copy Editing
Copy Editing
Proofreading
Proofreading
Developmental Editing Copy Editing Proofreading
Proofreading
Copy Editing
Proofreading
Proofreading
Proofreading
Proofreading
Proofreading
Proofreading
Failsafe

Abramson, Traci Hunter

Proofreading
Proofreading
Proofreading
Proofreading
Proofreading
Copy Editing
Daughters of Jared

Moore, Heather B.

Proofreading
Proofreading
Copy Editing
Kingfisher

Poulson, Clair M.

Proofreading
Saint Squad

Abramson, Traci Hunter

Proofreading
Sisters Forever

Linford, Marilynne Todd

Proofreading
The Worth of a Soul

McKendry, Kristen

Proofreading
Copy Editing
Copy Editing
Copy Editing
Proofreading
Proofreading
Developmental Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Cassidy has 1 review

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Megan K.

Megan K.

Apr, 2024

I loved working with Cassidy. She did a great job on copy editing and proofreading my manuscript. She had some great suggestions even after several other people, including a developmental editor, combed through it. She was prompt in responding to me, and she was well worth her price. I'd definitely hire her again.
Cassidy W.
Thank you, Megan, for your positive review. I enjoyed our collaboration--you and your work are both professional and edifying. Best of luck with the rest of the publication process!

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