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Charlee Redman

Charlee Redman - Editor

Pennsylvania

Publishing professional with experience editing more than thirty books and novels, lover of all things books, cats, and, of course, coffee.

Overview

I am a publishing professional with in-house publishing experience in editorial acquisitions, copy editing, developmental and content editing, proofreading, and formatting fiction and academic writing. I have also served as an editor and writer for various online music publications and literary magazines. I hold a bachelor's degree in English and French and Francophone Studies from the Schreyer Honors College of the Pennsylvania State University.

Services
Languages
English (US)
Fiction
Adventure Crime & Mystery Cultural & Ethnic Themes Fantasy Historical Fiction Literature Poetry Romance Science Fiction Short Story Thriller Women's Fiction Young Adult & Teen
Non-Fiction
Arts & Architecture & Photography Entertainment History

Work experience

Freelance Editorial Professional

Freelance

July, 2013 – Present (over 3 years)

Worked on more than thirty-five freelance projects, including proofreading, line editing, copy editing, and developmental editing for fiction and nonfiction manuscripts of approximately 60,000-150,000 words, editing press releases and marketing materials, writing copy, and adjusting scholarly manuscripts to conform to MLA, Chicago, and APA styles. I have also served as a freelance publisher's reader, evaluating potential manuscripts for publication.

Editorial Assistant

Penn State University Press

July, 2012 – Present (over 4 years)

- Prepare manuscripts, image inventories, and permissions for transmittal to production
- Coordinate and manage peer review of manuscripts
- Evaluate and report on manuscript proposals
- Maintain FileMaker databases and book records
- Draft and prepare grant applications

Senior Editor

mxdwn

June, 2010 – September, 2014 (over 4 years)

- Manage a team of four writers and schedule monthly writing assignments
- Edit articles for grammar, style, and consistency
- Write several articles per month
- Seek and hire new writers as necessary

Portfolio (19 selected works)

Find Virgil (A Novel of Revenge)

Frank Freudberg

Get inside the mind of a serial killer as you never have before. Is Martin Muntor a villain or victim? Can you imagine yourself rooting for a madman to succeed in a terroristic plot to kill hundreds of people? Second-hand smoke gave Martin Muntor lung cancer, and he's mad. Very mad...and he's going to do something about it. It’s 1995, and the tobacco industry thinks it’s invincible. But is it?... read more

Get inside the mind of a serial killer as you never have before. Is Martin Muntor a villain or victim? Can you imagine yourself rooting for a madman to succeed in a terroristic plot to kill hundreds of people? Second-hand smoke gave Martin Muntor lung cancer, and he's mad. Very mad...and he's going to do something about it. It’s 1995, and the tobacco industry thinks it’s invincible. But is it?... read more

Earth Angel: A Kamlyn Paige Novel (The Kamlyn Paige Novels Book 1)

Alex Apostol

Kamlyn Paige is a young woman whose son was taken from her by a soul devouring demon. Now she travels the country overcoming evil while searching for revenge. On the way to freeing her son's soul, Kamlyn comes across new and old friends who help her to learn new things about herself and point her in the right direction to vindication. Every moment for the past year of Kamlyn's life has been le... read more

Kamlyn Paige is a young woman whose son was taken from her by a soul devouring demon. Now she travels the country overcoming evil while searching for revenge. On the way to freeing her son's soul, Kamlyn comes across new and old friends who help her to learn new things about herself and point her in the right direction to vindication. Every moment for the past year of Kamlyn's life has been le... read more

Banded (Banded 1)

Logan Byrne

This is the first of the three book series. The prequel, book #0.5, takes place before this book and is out now for free! The box set is also out now! In dystopian Manhattan, society is divided into six zones, with each one representing a citizen’s benefit to society: Stalwart (strength), Astute (intelligence), Collusive (greed), Radiant (beauty), Quixotic (no life direction), and the Altruist... read more

This is the first of the three book series. The prequel, book #0.5, takes place before this book and is out now for free! The box set is also out now! In dystopian Manhattan, society is divided into six zones, with each one representing a citizen’s benefit to society: Stalwart (strength), Astute (intelligence), Collusive (greed), Radiant (beauty), Quixotic (no life direction), and the Altruist... read more

Eluded (Banded 2)

Logan Byrne

As Kalenna and her friends get settled into HQ and finish their first month, the realize that time is of the essence if they are to make any sort of change. With the audacious suggestion of an escape, she wonders if they could get out of HQ, alive, and escape into the forest to find an elusive man who may hold all of the answers they need. Will they get captured before they can leave, or will ... read more

As Kalenna and her friends get settled into HQ and finish their first month, the realize that time is of the essence if they are to make any sort of change. With the audacious suggestion of an escape, she wonders if they could get out of HQ, alive, and escape into the forest to find an elusive man who may hold all of the answers they need. Will they get captured before they can leave, or will ... read more

Liberated (Banded 3)

Logan Byrne

The third and final book of the Banded series! Sign up for the mailing list in the book for the FREE After Banded Novella! As they watch the city from afar, Kalenna and her friends must find their way back into the city that has hurt and challenged them so many times in the past. With Benson found and more secrets unlocked, they are closer than ever to finding out the secrets of the city and e... read more

The third and final book of the Banded series! Sign up for the mailing list in the book for the FREE After Banded Novella! As they watch the city from afar, Kalenna and her friends must find their way back into the city that has hurt and challenged them so many times in the past. With Benson found and more secrets unlocked, they are closer than ever to finding out the secrets of the city and e... read more

Wind World Warriors, Book 1

Manfred Autrey

A women-only society in the distant future has forgotten all about the males of the species. When males are accidentally re-introduced to their world, all hell breaks loose--but not the way you think...

A women-only society in the distant future has forgotten all about the males of the species. When males are accidentally re-introduced to their world, all hell breaks loose--but not the way you think...

Wind World Warriors, Book 2

Manfred Autrey

A women-only society in the distant future has forgotten all about the males of the species. When males are accidentally re-introduced to their world, all hell breaks loose--but not the way you think...

A women-only society in the distant future has forgotten all about the males of the species. When males are accidentally re-introduced to their world, all hell breaks loose--but not the way you think...

Wind World Warriors, Book 3

Manfred Autrey

A women-only society in the distant future has forgotten all about the males of the species. When males are accidentally re-introduced to their world, all hell breaks loose--but not the way you might think...

A women-only society in the distant future has forgotten all about the males of the species. When males are accidentally re-introduced to their world, all hell breaks loose--but not the way you might think...

Charlotte's Restrained: The Accidental Stalker (The Accidental Series Book 1)

Celia Kennedy

Charlotte's Restrained, a comical fictional tale of what happens when the paths of a celebrity god and a mere mortal collide. While vacationing, Charlotte has a chance encounter with a celebrity famous for his lead roles in romantic comedies. Unfortunately for Charlotte, lighthearted banter develops into tabloid fodder. With her career, friendships, and new found romance all impacted, Charlott... read more

Charlotte's Restrained, a comical fictional tale of what happens when the paths of a celebrity god and a mere mortal collide. While vacationing, Charlotte has a chance encounter with a celebrity famous for his lead roles in romantic comedies. Unfortunately for Charlotte, lighthearted banter develops into tabloid fodder. With her career, friendships, and new found romance all impacted, Charlott... read more

Venus Rising

Celia Kennedy

Akshaya Bertrand is a Professor of Art History at an elite college in New England. The patina of the ivy league campus is the perfect canvas for the exotic beauty from India. It is also an environment that Akshaya can safely navigate. A small world that she has minimized and made manageable. Dr. Jared Harrison, a journalist who has been based in the Middle East, has accepted a position as a gu... read more

Akshaya Bertrand is a Professor of Art History at an elite college in New England. The patina of the ivy league campus is the perfect canvas for the exotic beauty from India. It is also an environment that Akshaya can safely navigate. A small world that she has minimized and made manageable. Dr. Jared Harrison, a journalist who has been based in the Middle East, has accepted a position as a gu... read more

Small Town Witch (Fae of Calaveras Book 1)

Kristen S. Walker

Teen witch Rosamunde is totally mature and responsible—if only her mother would realize that. Then she could learn more advanced spells, get her parents to listen to her opinions, and finally go on a date with that cute boy from school. But her mom is stricter than all the other magical parents in town, and Rosa is fighting an uphill battle for her independence. But there’s strict, and then th... read more

Teen witch Rosamunde is totally mature and responsible—if only her mother would realize that. Then she could learn more advanced spells, get her parents to listen to her opinions, and finally go on a date with that cute boy from school. But her mom is stricter than all the other magical parents in town, and Rosa is fighting an uphill battle for her independence. But there’s strict, and then th... read more

The Voyage Begins: The Voyage of the Miscreation Episode 1

Kristen S. Walker

Captain Mynta and her motley crew of monster hunters have fallen on hard times. To save her ship, she's agreed to escort Mage Ameyron and his team of researchers to capture some of Seirenia's deadliest monsters. To succeed, they'll have to work together--but everyone on board has something to hide, and one has a secret that could doom them all.In episode one, "The Voyage Begins," Captain Mynta... read more

Captain Mynta and her motley crew of monster hunters have fallen on hard times. To save her ship, she's agreed to escort Mage Ameyron and his team of researchers to capture some of Seirenia's deadliest monsters. To succeed, they'll have to work together--but everyone on board has something to hide, and one has a secret that could doom them all.In episode one, "The Voyage Begins," Captain Mynta... read more

Witch Hunt (Fae of Calaveras Book 2)

Kristen S. Walker

The highly-anticipated second book of the teen paranormal fantasy series. Teen witch Rosamunde broke the spell her mother, Rosmerta, used to control her family and reported the illegal use of magic to the Faerie Court. Now her mom is a fugitive from the law, and she has Rosa's younger sister Akasha with her. None of the faeries can track her down, so Rosa must take matters into her own hands. ... read more

The highly-anticipated second book of the teen paranormal fantasy series. Teen witch Rosamunde broke the spell her mother, Rosmerta, used to control her family and reported the illegal use of magic to the Faerie Court. Now her mom is a fugitive from the law, and she has Rosa's younger sister Akasha with her. None of the faeries can track her down, so Rosa must take matters into her own hands. ... read more

Witch Gate (Fae of Calaveras Book 3)

Kristen S. Walker

The highly anticipated third and final book of the teen paranormal fantasy series! Teen witch Rosamunde has dug herself into even deeper trouble. She risked her own life, and her best friend Ashleigh, to make a deal with the Unseelie anarchists so she could get her kidnapped sister Akasha back from her fugitive mother, Rosmerta. With help, she narrowly prevented her mother from opening a forbi... read more

The highly anticipated third and final book of the teen paranormal fantasy series! Teen witch Rosamunde has dug herself into even deeper trouble. She risked her own life, and her best friend Ashleigh, to make a deal with the Unseelie anarchists so she could get her kidnapped sister Akasha back from her fugitive mother, Rosmerta. With help, she narrowly prevented her mother from opening a forbi... read more

Agony

Kshitij

"A cold lonely life, paralyzed by sickening nightmares; that’s what Kewy, a young Irish teacher, started to experience. And then the abrupt knockings at her door established that the time has come. Things buried in her past, found a way to communicate with her- the dreams, which always receive her at a god forsaken place dwelled with evil and surrounded by death, fear and hopelessness. The pas... read more

"A cold lonely life, paralyzed by sickening nightmares; that’s what Kewy, a young Irish teacher, started to experience. And then the abrupt knockings at her door established that the time has come. Things buried in her past, found a way to communicate with her- the dreams, which always receive her at a god forsaken place dwelled with evil and surrounded by death, fear and hopelessness. The pas... read more

Beautiful Monster

Lewis Fernandez

Mason Freestone massages one of his regular clients, when his mind is instantly thrust into another world, a familiar yet strange place. He soon realizes that he’s not limited to healing people with his hands; he can now affect them psychically, through their minds. Mason uses his new power to his advantage, growing his massage clientele and making more money. However, Liam Woodhouse, a wealth... read more

Mason Freestone massages one of his regular clients, when his mind is instantly thrust into another world, a familiar yet strange place. He soon realizes that he’s not limited to healing people with his hands; he can now affect them psychically, through their minds. Mason uses his new power to his advantage, growing his massage clientele and making more money. However, Liam Woodhouse, a wealth... read more

The Fenian Sacrifice

E S Gaffney

Grief-stricken Sarah Crowley moved to the bucolic lakeside town of Wyanet in upstate New York to recover from the sudden suicide of her husband. Living closer to her sister and niece and working as the town’s museum curator is balm for her heartsick soul. In preparation for the town’s tricentennial celebration, Sarah discovers evidence of something much more sinister going on beneath the surfa... read more

Grief-stricken Sarah Crowley moved to the bucolic lakeside town of Wyanet in upstate New York to recover from the sudden suicide of her husband. Living closer to her sister and niece and working as the town’s museum curator is balm for her heartsick soul. In preparation for the town’s tricentennial celebration, Sarah discovers evidence of something much more sinister going on beneath the surfa... read more

Acid Connections (Part 1)

Deanne Smith

Tavares is a beautiful young lady. She has survived a tough life in Boston, choosing to be a survivor, not a victim. She is smart, down to earth, and humble after being parentless, raped and homeless. Her only flaw is that she is loyal—to a fault. Her loyalty won’t allow her to leave the man who doesn’t deserve her.. Damien took her in, raised her, and gave her life when she had nothing or any... read more

Tavares is a beautiful young lady. She has survived a tough life in Boston, choosing to be a survivor, not a victim. She is smart, down to earth, and humble after being parentless, raped and homeless. Her only flaw is that she is loyal—to a fault. Her loyalty won’t allow her to leave the man who doesn’t deserve her.. Damien took her in, raised her, and gave her life when she had nothing or any... read more

Tell Me Again

Deanna DiLorenzo

Meagan Summers had it all—she was young and pretty, a successful businesswoman with a skyrocketing career in magazine publishing, and a baby on the way. Until, one night, she lost it all in a devastating accident that terminated her pregnancy and left her in a coma, paralyzed from the waist down. Tell Me Again follows Meagan’s meandering, difficult journey to recovery, as she struggles to over... read more

Meagan Summers had it all—she was young and pretty, a successful businesswoman with a skyrocketing career in magazine publishing, and a baby on the way. Until, one night, she lost it all in a devastating accident that terminated her pregnancy and left her in a coma, paralyzed from the waist down. Tell Me Again follows Meagan’s meandering, difficult journey to recovery, as she struggles to over... read more

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