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Author, editor, writer-for-hire, and publishing professional available for manuscript critique and content editing. Handy with InDesign too!
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I provide manuscript critiques and content editing for short stories, novels, and plays. With a background in both Theatre and Creative Writing, I know a good story when I read one, and enjoy helping authors craft their stories for publication. In addition to my experience as a freelance writer and editor of fiction, I also spent several years as a publishing professional in the theatre industry, where I copy edited and formatted scripts for both traditional and digital publication. MFA: Ohio State University (2011)
"Cate's feedback on my short play was clear and insightful. Her sensibilities are very astute. I'm glad I got to work with her!"
-Bradley Diuguid, playwright
"Cate's insight to formatting and editing brought my words to life! I look forward to working with her again."
- poet Bettina "Gold" Wilkerson, author of "When My Soul Speaks, I Scribe"
Devoted editor/c.e./proofreader of graphic novels & children's books: Worked on 100+ titles, welcomes both the deeply serious & crazy weird.
My goal is to guide writers to their best work, to coach them in eloquence and clarity, to lead them to their best stories and storytelling.
Portland, OR, United States