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Christine Gordon Manley

Christine Gordon Manley - Editor

Cornwall, PE, Canada

Member of Editors Canada, almost 15 years experience as a freelance editor. Specialize in structural editing, but I also copy edit.

Overview

I've been a freelance editor for almost 15 years, and I've been blessed to work in all kinds of industries and genres. I've edited science fiction manuscripts, memoirs, cookbooks, children's literature, middle-grade fiction, young adult, pieces on health and wellness, journal articles, manuscripts for self-published authors, blogs about yoga, copy for insurance agencies, websites for travel agencies, emails for animal training, educational resources for pre-K, K, and grades 1–3, reports on mental health ... you name it, my eyes have likely seen it.

Currently, I co-own writing–editing business Manley Mann Media ( I also offer authors marketing services through this business.

Services
Languages
English (CAN) English (UK) English (US)
Fiction
Adventure Children's - Middle Grade Fantasy Historical Fiction Women's Fiction Young Adult & Teen
Non-Fiction
Business & Management Career Guides Health & wellbeing Parenting & Families

Work experience

Owner

Self-employed
August, 2010 – Present (over 7 years)

Whether it’s your company website, your graduate thesis, an important email message, your resume, your Tweets, or your memoir, we can make you sound the way you want to when you can’t seem to find the words. Manley Mann Media offers ghostwriting, editing, proofreading, digital marketing, and communications strategy services.

As resident editor for Manley Mann Media, I specialize in developmental and structural editing for authors pursuing both traditional publishing and self-publishing options. I also help with publisher submission packages, query letters, and copy editing.

Portfolio (12 selected works)

Finding Forgiveness

Adrian Smith

Elora of Stone: The Legend of Rhyme Series (Volume 1, Book 1)

Jaime Lee Mann

Four-year-old Asher Caine vanishes while playing near the woods one day with his twin sister Ariana. Eventually, his family believes him to be dead. In the Kingdom of Falmoor, twins are cursed. Ever since the evil sorcerer Larque turned the good witch Elora to stone, all twins in the Kingdom are doomed to be separated, either through death or mysterious disappearances.Now about to turn thirtee... read more

Four-year-old Asher Caine vanishes while playing near the woods one day with his twin sister Ariana. Eventually, his family believes him to be dead. In the Kingdom of Falmoor, twins are cursed. Ever since the evil sorcerer Larque turned the good witch Elora to stone, all twins in the Kingdom are doomed to be separated, either through death or mysterious disappearances.Now about to turn thirtee... read more

Second Twin: The Legend of Rhyme Series (Volume 1, Book 4)

Jaime Lee Mann

“I read Elora of Stone without putting it down. The ‘Legend of Rhyme’ depicts a wondrous world populated with fairies and ogres, good witches and bad, and delightful protagonists.”- Paulette Bourgeois, author of the Franklin the Turtle series, Order of Canada winnerGrimblerod has led twins Asher and Ariana Caine back to ancient Rhyme, a time when Calla and Elora were the same age the twins are... read more

“I read Elora of Stone without putting it down. The ‘Legend of Rhyme’ depicts a wondrous world populated with fairies and ogres, good witches and bad, and delightful protagonists.”- Paulette Bourgeois, author of the Franklin the Turtle series, Order of Canada winnerGrimblerod has led twins Asher and Ariana Caine back to ancient Rhyme, a time when Calla and Elora were the same age the twins are... read more

Into Coraira: The Legend of Rhyme Series (Volume 1, Book 2)

Jaime Lee Mann

The Kingdom of Falmoor has been freed of its curse. The evil one, banished to the dark realm.Finally reunited after an eight year separation, Asher and Ariana Caine learn they possess magic—a magic more powerful when they’re together.But the Caine twins don’t have much time to discover their powers before they face a new threat. This time, it’s not just Rhyme that’s at risk, but also the magic... read more

The Kingdom of Falmoor has been freed of its curse. The evil one, banished to the dark realm.Finally reunited after an eight year separation, Asher and Ariana Caine learn they possess magic—a magic more powerful when they’re together.But the Caine twins don’t have much time to discover their powers before they face a new threat. This time, it’s not just Rhyme that’s at risk, but also the magic... read more

Teagan of Tomorrow: The Legend of Rhyme Series (Volume 1, Book 3)

Jaime Lee Mann

The powerful sorcerer Asgall has been banished from the magic realm of Coraira, but not before throwing twins Asher and Ariana Caine into the future. In a place and time without magic, the two are on their own, unable to use their powers to get back home. Meanwhile, a new darkness has entered Coraira, threatening all of the world’s magic and all of those who practice it. Only the combined powe... read more

The powerful sorcerer Asgall has been banished from the magic realm of Coraira, but not before throwing twins Asher and Ariana Caine into the future. In a place and time without magic, the two are on their own, unable to use their powers to get back home. Meanwhile, a new darkness has entered Coraira, threatening all of the world’s magic and all of those who practice it. Only the combined powe... read more

A Fallen Redemption (Heaven, Hell, & Humanity Trilogy)

Vince Seim

Book II of the Heaven, Hell, & Humanity Trilogy --- Silence has fallen over the Sacred Citadel. Death blankets the Valley of Angels. The Army of First Light descends from the High Heavens as the Dark Princes of Hell prepare for their return to the Eternal War. While the Light prepares to purge the Darkness entrenched upon the world, the last remnants of Humanity try to salvage what remains of ... read more

Book II of the Heaven, Hell, & Humanity Trilogy --- Silence has fallen over the Sacred Citadel. Death blankets the Valley of Angels. The Army of First Light descends from the High Heavens as the Dark Princes of Hell prepare for their return to the Eternal War. While the Light prepares to purge the Darkness entrenched upon the world, the last remnants of Humanity try to salvage what remains of ... read more

Inner Business: Training Your Mind for Leadership Success

Linda Bjork

Former agency executive Linda Bjork, a.k.a. "The Meditating CEO," knows how to use mindfulness and mind skills to unleash leadership success and bottom-line results beyond your wildest imagination. Her inspiring stories and transformative program will have you know: - The difference between a gassy stomach and a gut feeling - How an imagination train is better than a gravy train - How to focus... read more

Former agency executive Linda Bjork, a.k.a. "The Meditating CEO," knows how to use mindfulness and mind skills to unleash leadership success and bottom-line results beyond your wildest imagination. Her inspiring stories and transformative program will have you know: - The difference between a gassy stomach and a gut feeling - How an imagination train is better than a gravy train - How to focus... read more

Part-Time Paleo: How to Go Paleo Without Going Crazy

Leanne Ely

Going Paleo does not have to be a full-time job!Paleo is today’s fastest-growing food trend, and while it has many benefits, getting started can be intimidating and confusing. In Part-Time Paleo, nutritionist and New York Times bestselling author Leanne Ely helps remove those obstacles as she teaches you how to:Equip your kitchen for successStock your pantry, fridge, and freezer for quick and ... read more

Going Paleo does not have to be a full-time job!Paleo is today’s fastest-growing food trend, and while it has many benefits, getting started can be intimidating and confusing. In Part-Time Paleo, nutritionist and New York Times bestselling author Leanne Ely helps remove those obstacles as she teaches you how to:Equip your kitchen for successStock your pantry, fridge, and freezer for quick and ... read more

Starting to Frame: a memoir

Roger Gordon

Growing up during the 1940s – 1960s in Sheffield,England, Roger Gordon is caught in a drama inwhich his once close-knit family begins to fragment.When his parents’ marriage implodes, Roger is forced toconfront stigmas of the day, including divorce, marital in delity,and mental illness.Cast against news events of the day, using humour to temperthe darker elements of Roger’s background, Starting... read more

Growing up during the 1940s – 1960s in Sheffield,England, Roger Gordon is caught in a drama inwhich his once close-knit family begins to fragment.When his parents’ marriage implodes, Roger is forced toconfront stigmas of the day, including divorce, marital in delity,and mental illness.Cast against news events of the day, using humour to temperthe darker elements of Roger’s background, Starting... read more

Nine Lives Plus One

SD Webster

An incredible story of surviving and living.Most people worry about getting older. But four-time cancer survivor Steve Webster worries about not getting older.Cancer has been a supporting character in Webster’s life since 1987. Since then, he has overcome addiction, undergone open heart surgery, slept months of his life away in multiple medically induced comas, and fathered two children when d... read more

An incredible story of surviving and living.Most people worry about getting older. But four-time cancer survivor Steve Webster worries about not getting older.Cancer has been a supporting character in Webster’s life since 1987. Since then, he has overcome addiction, undergone open heart surgery, slept months of his life away in multiple medically induced comas, and fathered two children when d... read more

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