I scored 1st place on the Upwork Demo Editing Skills Certification test and have over 7 years of editorial experience with a high rating from all clients on Upwork. I am a published author of 3 books and several articles, am currently a teacher, have worked on over 30 long-term freelance projects, and scored in the top 1% on the Upwork U.S. English Basic Skills Test. I have a Bachelor's degree in English and have an advanced knowledge of Spanish.
Deliver creative and interactive activities to an average of 18 students between 2-9 years of age; Establish literacy and arithmetic competence to students, providing additional support when needed; Communicate consistently with parents to report on student behavior, social, and developmental progress; Spearhead school tutoring program for supplemental instruction in reading, writing, math, science, and history.
Proofread articles for internal, quarterly newsletter; met strict deadlines and offered varied comments for design quality and article verbiage.
Successfully launched freelancing career in book publishing, marketing, and design; Exceptional at multi-tasking; Clients include a Hollywood co-producer, world-renowned musician, well-known success coach, best-selling author, and international companies.
Gathered articles for, edited, and designed quarterly newsletter and website; doubled social media subscriptions; provided administrative support to all levels of management.
Foster author and company relationships; Write copy for book covers, catalogs, brochures, and other marketing pieces; Edit marketing copy; Liaison between Marketing, Art, and Editorial departments; Perform quality customer service.
Write articles for published curriculum; Edit manuscripts; collaborated with coworkers for projects; Professional demeanor on telephone; Enact quality customer service; Demonstrate high level of organization.
Successfully manage and organize a completely new format and design for journal; Accept and edit submissions; Contact applicants and winners; Design layout of journal; Advertise by way of e-mails, posters, and events; Membership in the MVNU chapter of Sigma Tau Delta, an English society.
With a mother constantly holding her at a distance, a sister who treats her more as a nuisance than a sibling, and a father who may be the only link to true familial emotion, Truly is stuck in a family she doesn t belong in, a rut of dance-less days, and a barista job she cannot escape. Truly must navigate her way through daily life and find a way to become bigger than she seems, knowing there... read more
Mrs. Wesley used to throw a dish towel over her head to inform her many children that she was praying and was not to be disturbed. Some mothers lock themselves in the bathroom for some peace. In Corrine's case, she knew that if she didn't find a way to pray constantly, she would quickly be overwhelmed and stressed. But, with all her kids running around, needing their mother for various reasons... read more
On October 6, 1962, two college students from an obscure college in West Texas, drove to Ft. Worth and dropped in, unannounced, at a small recording studio. When the scheduled artist failed to appear, the two students were given the opportunity to record their song. A few months later "Hey, Paul" was at the top of the charts in the U.S., Europe, Japan, and anywhere in the world there were radi... read more
WINNERS THINK BIG! • You want innovative results? It’s inside this book. • You want to elevate your life? It’s a page away. • You want to become a winner? Here is the way. “THINK & WIN BIG IS A VICTORY CLASSIC.” Skip J. Williams, the creative author of Think Progress has done it again! Think & Win Big is the world’s most amazing and recommended book for personal success. Within Think & Win Big... read more
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Assistant Managing Editor at Simon & Schuster, formerly Hachette. Experience editing fiction and nonfiction and query letter review.
I’m a hands-on editor specializing in developmental and line editing for literary fiction. Most recently at Penguin Random House.