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Chandler Groover

Chandler Groover - Editor

New York City, NY

I'm a professional proofreader and copy-editor. I provide quick turnarounds and have experience working with authors from around the globe.

Overview

I'm a professional proofreader and copy-editor. I provide quick turnarounds and have experience working with authors from around the globe. I'm comfortable editing many genres, both fiction and nonfiction, whether the text is novel-length, short-form, or content for a website.

Services
Languages
English (UK) English (US)
Fiction
Adventure African American fiction Anthologies Children's Picture Books Christian Classics Comics & Graphic Novels Crime & Mystery Cultural & Ethnic Themes Fantasy Historical Fiction Holiday Horror Humor & Comedy Inspirational LGBTQ Literature Poetry Romance Science Fiction Short Story Themes & Motifs Thriller Women's Fiction Young Adult & Teen
Non-Fiction
Arts & Architecture & Photography Biographies & Memoirs Business & Management Career Guides Christian (Non-Fiction) Comics (non fiction) Computers & Internet Cooking & Food Wine & Spirits DIY & Crafts Economics Education & Reference Entertainment Health & wellbeing History Home & Garden LGBTQ (non fiction) Life Sciences Mathematics & Statistics Music Nature New Age Parenting & Families Philosophy Politics & Current Affairs Psychology Religion & Spirituality Self-help & Self-improvement Sex & Relationships Social & Behavioral Sciences Transportation Travel Weddings

Work experience

Freelance Copy-editor

Dystel & Goderich

August, 2013 – Present (over 3 years)

Freelance Copy-editor

Vantage Press

September, 2011 – August, 2012 (11 months)

Freelance Copy-editor

Self-Employed

July, 2010 – Present (over 6 years)

Portfolio (8 selected works)

Swing

Philip Beard

“Philip Beard’s Swing is a novel to be savored.” –Sara Gruen, New York Times bestselling author of Water for Elephants and Ape House John Kostka is three feet tall but larger than life, moving through the world on gloved hands and powerful arms as if on a set of parallel bars. Henry Graham is a ten year-old boy whose father has just left home for good. When the two meet at a downtown bus stop,... read more

“Philip Beard’s Swing is a novel to be savored.” –Sara Gruen, New York Times bestselling author of Water for Elephants and Ape House John Kostka is three feet tall but larger than life, moving through the world on gloved hands and powerful arms as if on a set of parallel bars. Henry Graham is a ten year-old boy whose father has just left home for good. When the two meet at a downtown bus stop,... read more

Little Man in a Big Hurry: The Life of Joseph Hirshhorn, The Man Behind the Museum

Gene Hirshhorn LePere

Little Man in a Big Hurry is the remarkable story of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, who donated the largest private art collection ever accumulated to the people of the United States.A rags-to-riches story of an immigrant Jewish boy, barley eight years old, who arrived in the United States from Latvia in 1907 and who, through oversized ambition, energy, smarts, luck, and determination, accumulated a mul... read more

Little Man in a Big Hurry is the remarkable story of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, who donated the largest private art collection ever accumulated to the people of the United States.A rags-to-riches story of an immigrant Jewish boy, barley eight years old, who arrived in the United States from Latvia in 1907 and who, through oversized ambition, energy, smarts, luck, and determination, accumulated a mul... read more

The American Lawyer

John Martel

The American Lawyer is an international legal thriller about political corruption, runaway ambition, murder, redemption, and a 400 year-old letter that could change the course of Central American history as well as the life of a young San Francisco lawyer named Jesse Hall. It’s a wild ride through the untamed jungles of Guatemala, the treacherous Bay of Honduras, a shocking murder in Shanghai,... read more

The American Lawyer is an international legal thriller about political corruption, runaway ambition, murder, redemption, and a 400 year-old letter that could change the course of Central American history as well as the life of a young San Francisco lawyer named Jesse Hall. It’s a wild ride through the untamed jungles of Guatemala, the treacherous Bay of Honduras, a shocking murder in Shanghai,... read more

Michael Cheval's Dreams - Love and Romance

Stanford Apseloff

Michael Cheval is not merely an artist--he paints dreams. His art has been exhibited in London, Switzerland, Amsterdam, and New York, and now you can see for yourself with this large-format book, complete with explanations of the paintings. The artwork featured in Michael Cheval's Dreams includes some of his finest paintings, and the explanations are fascinating. Everything about this book is ... read more

Michael Cheval is not merely an artist--he paints dreams. His art has been exhibited in London, Switzerland, Amsterdam, and New York, and now you can see for yourself with this large-format book, complete with explanations of the paintings. The artwork featured in Michael Cheval's Dreams includes some of his finest paintings, and the explanations are fascinating. Everything about this book is ... read more

TENDER DECEIT (Romantic Suspense Mystery Thriller): The TENDER Series ~ Book 1

H.Y. Hanna

FREE FOR A LIMITED TIMEHe was her first love... Now he could be the man who wants her dead.Leah returns to her childhood home of Singapore after her father dies in mysterious circumstances and finds that the boy she once loved has become a handsome, dangerous stranger. Who is Toran James and what exactly is he hiding? Suddenly, she discovers that the past holds more secrets than she realised. ... read more

FREE FOR A LIMITED TIMEHe was her first love... Now he could be the man who wants her dead.Leah returns to her childhood home of Singapore after her father dies in mysterious circumstances and finds that the boy she once loved has become a handsome, dangerous stranger. Who is Toran James and what exactly is he hiding? Suddenly, she discovers that the past holds more secrets than she realised. ... read more

Touched With Fire (The Fire Trilogy Book 1)

Christopher Datta

Special Sale! Touched With Fire, a novel of the Civil War inspired by the true story of Ellen Craft. Ellen Craft is property; in this case, of her half-sister Debra, to whom she was given as a wedding gift. The illegitimate daughter of a Georgia plantation owner and a house slave, she learned to hate her own image, which so closely resembled that of her “father:” the same wiry build, the same ... read more

Special Sale! Touched With Fire, a novel of the Civil War inspired by the true story of Ellen Craft. Ellen Craft is property; in this case, of her half-sister Debra, to whom she was given as a wedding gift. The illegitimate daughter of a Georgia plantation owner and a house slave, she learned to hate her own image, which so closely resembled that of her “father:” the same wiry build, the same ... read more

Disruption

Steven Whibley

At fourteen, Matt has executed so many pranks - the latest nearly destroying his school - that his parents are out of discipline options. So his father pulls a few questionable strings to get his son into Camp Friendship: A camp that promises to strengthen the moral compass of today’s youth. With a name like Camp Friendship Matt imagines three punishing weeks of daisy chains and Kumbayas. With... read more

At fourteen, Matt has executed so many pranks - the latest nearly destroying his school - that his parents are out of discipline options. So his father pulls a few questionable strings to get his son into Camp Friendship: A camp that promises to strengthen the moral compass of today’s youth. With a name like Camp Friendship Matt imagines three punishing weeks of daisy chains and Kumbayas. With... read more

The Money Plan: Creating Personal Wealth for a Secure Future

Steven J. Lee

The Money Plan is exactly as the title has it: a PLAN that describes specific, conservative strategies that worked to create significant wealth for the author over the last twenty-five years. The reader learns and follows in a generally safe and secure path. As Lee states, “This Plan is not the only way to accumulate and manage wealth. Other financial people have different notions that may als... read more

The Money Plan is exactly as the title has it: a PLAN that describes specific, conservative strategies that worked to create significant wealth for the author over the last twenty-five years. The reader learns and follows in a generally safe and secure path. As Lee states, “This Plan is not the only way to accumulate and manage wealth. Other financial people have different notions that may als... read more

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