Christine Crabb

Christine Crabb – Editor

Academic, SFF, and RPG copyeditor and proofreader. I've edited works published by Cambridge and Harvard U. presses and Fantasy Flight Games.

Overview

I’m a freelance copyeditor and proofreader specializing in academic works, RPGs and other tabletop games, speculative fiction, computing, and mathematics.
Services
Non-Fiction
Computers & Internet History Math & Science Religion & Spirituality
Fiction
Epic Fantasy Gaming & LitRPG Horror Science Fiction
Languages
English (US)
Awards
  • Martin Luther King Jr.–Holly Fell Sateia Award, Dartmouth College

Work experience

Self-employed

Jan, 2010 — Present

• Academic books on history, literature, and religion placed with Cambridge University Press, Cornell University Press, University of Nebraska Press, and Harvard Semitic Monographs.

• Ten years copy editing and proofreading game products and fiction for intellectual properties including Star Wars, Warhammer, Arkham Horror, and Legend of the Five Rings.

• More than fifty web-based training presentations for Fortune 500 and other major US and international corporations, banks, healthcare providers, and nonprofits.

• Two textbooks for pharmacy technician training and one for students learning to use Microsoft 365 applications.

• Four years copy editing white papers and three to five website articles per week on cloud computing and virtualization.

Dartmouth College

Apr, 1999 — Oct, 2013 (over 14 years)

Planned and oversaw annual events drawing audiences of one hundred to more than ten thousand people. Cochaired Commencement Committee and managed Commencement publications. Managed Convocation, Service Awards Banquet, and multievent Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration, as well as major dinners and receptions sponsored by the college president. Wrote, copy edited, and proofread programs, invitations, and posters. Cowrote speeches for speakers at vice-presidential level.

Dartmouth College

Aug, 1996 — Mar, 1999 (over 2 years)

Managed print, radio, television, and internet publicity and advertising for exhibitions, events, acquisitions, and major community outreach initiative. Doubled number of media placements received per exhibition.

Portfolio

Made with Reedsy
GRONE: Legends of the Known Arc Book 1

Cumby, Patrick

Proofreading
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Proofreading
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Copy Editing Proofreading
Wrath of the Gods

Fantasy Flight Games

Copy Editing Proofreading
Guidelines for Microsoft 365 for 2019 Text

Anita Verno (author), Jan Marrelli (author) & Nancy Muir (author)

Pharmacology for Technicians: Text (Pharmacy Technician)

Skye A. McKennon (author) & Kevin T. Hope (author)

Copy Editing
Copy Editing

Christine has 4 reviews

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Patrick C.

Patrick C.

Nov, 2022

Christine had her work cut out for her when she edited my large, complex manuscript (almost 200K words). The book was filled with technical language, had a complex braided narrative structure, and included an entire lexicon of made-up science fiction words, including an alien language. I was pleasantly surprised by the consistent quality of the line edit/proofread results I received back (incl...
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Frank B.

Frank B.

Feb, 2022

Very fast and very thorough. There might be less expensive choices but her work is worth every penny. Communication was swift, polite and enjoyable.
joao F.

joao F.

Jul, 2021

I hired christine for proofreading. Her feedback has been nothing short of fantastic. I'm so much more confident in my manuscript's value after her fixes ans feedback. I felt unease at the prospect of sending it to agents and publishers since i'm not a native enlish speaker, but i'm now sure that spelling, grammar, typography, region consistency, and much more, are solid. She goes the extra mil...
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Jaka T.

Jaka T.

May, 2021

I loved working with Christine. She's very professional but also fun. She did everything that I expected of her and more. I couldn't have wished for a better proofreader.

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