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David Webster

David Webster - Editor

Cape Cod, MA, United States

Young Adult, Memoir, Travel, Adventure, WW 2, Inspirational, Spiritual, Empowerment, Holistic Healing, Historical Drama, Historical Romance.

Overview

• Award Winning Book Editor
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Editing, Proofreading, MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint

I am a Freelance Professional Book Editor, formerly a contract editor for a Publishing Company. In 2011 one author awarded me the title of "Master Editor." I am experienced in many genres, including Young Adult Fiction, Biography, Memoir, Travel, Action/Adventure, The Civil War, WW 2, Inspirational and Self-Help Books, Spiritual, Empowerment, Holistic Healing, Autobiography, Historical Drama and Historical Romance. I will be pleased to read your manuscript for no charge before giving you a quote.

All projects are 100% confidential.

My goal: TO BRING OUT THE BEST WRITER IN YOU!!!

Services
Languages
English (US)
Fiction
Adventure Plays & Screenplays Short Story Young Adult & Teen
Non-Fiction
Biographies & Memoirs Health & wellbeing History LGBTQ (non fiction) New Age Religion & Spirituality

Certifications

  • e-book conversion

Awards

  • Master Editor

Work experience

Executive Assistant

Foundation For International Justice
June, 2012 – November, 2015 (over 3 years)

Executive Assistant for a non-profit foundation to establish year round schools for homeless children.

Contract Editor

Henschel Haus Publishing
July, 2010 – December, 2010 (5 months)

Contract Book Editor and e-book conversion editor with extensive experience on Smashwords.

Book Editor

Self-employed
October, 2008 – Present (about 9 years)

Freelance Book Editor with experience in most genres.

Administrative Assistant

Various Companies in Boston, Massachusetts
June, 2000 – September, 2008 (over 8 years)

Performed administrative functions for companies in finance, marketing, food and beverage services, entertainment, high tech, legal and health care. Software tester for a website in development for a major international cruise line.

Portfolio (14 selected works)

Don't Stop Dreaming--Sex, Death, Fear, Bigotry, and Greed: A Physician-Scientist's Odyssey at the Dawn of AIDS (a memoir)

Russell Tomar

***2014 Eric Hoffer Book Award Winner in the HEALTH category******2014 Eric Hoffer New Horizon Book Award Winner (for first-time authors)*** From caring for the desperately ill to desperately seeking a cure, Dr. Russell Tomar entered a vortex initiated by an unknown, unnamed microorganism. This odyssey brought him into conflict with those who were unwilling to address a relentlessly unfolding ... read more

***2014 Eric Hoffer Book Award Winner in the HEALTH category******2014 Eric Hoffer New Horizon Book Award Winner (for first-time authors)*** From caring for the desperately ill to desperately seeking a cure, Dr. Russell Tomar entered a vortex initiated by an unknown, unnamed microorganism. This odyssey brought him into conflict with those who were unwilling to address a relentlessly unfolding ... read more

Changing Times: The Life of Barack Obama

Glen Jeansonne and David Luhrssen

The 2008 United States presidential primary was the most remarkable contest of its kind in many years. It may also have been a turning point for America. For the first time, an African-American candidate won the presidential nomination of a major party and went on to victory. Barack Obama s election is a measure for how far the U.S. has traveled since the days of slavery, segregation, and the ... read more

The 2008 United States presidential primary was the most remarkable contest of its kind in many years. It may also have been a turning point for America. For the first time, an African-American candidate won the presidential nomination of a major party and went on to victory. Barack Obama s election is a measure for how far the U.S. has traveled since the days of slavery, segregation, and the ... read more

The Spur & The Sash

Robert Grede

The Spur & The Sash is about a real person. Sergeant George Van Norman, a Yankee, was wounded in one of the last battles of the American Civil War, at Nashville. Left behind to recover when the armies marched on, he was ordered to guard a local plantation from January to July, 1865, where he fell in love with the owner's daughter. That much is fact. The story begins with his wounding at the ba... read more

The Spur & The Sash is about a real person. Sergeant George Van Norman, a Yankee, was wounded in one of the last battles of the American Civil War, at Nashville. Left behind to recover when the armies marched on, he was ordered to guard a local plantation from January to July, 1865, where he fell in love with the owner's daughter. That much is fact. The story begins with his wounding at the ba... read more

Burnt Toast & Jam: Stories and Thoughts to Fill Your Heart and Lift Your Spirit

D. Kinza Christenson

Do your spirits need a lift? Your funny bone need a tickle? This collection of short, true-life stories will inspire and delight you! Enjoy

Do your spirits need a lift? Your funny bone need a tickle? This collection of short, true-life stories will inspire and delight you! Enjoy

The Joyful Professor: How to Shift from Surviving to Thriving in the Faculty Life

Barbara Minsker, PhD

The Joyful Professor is designed to help you be a productive and successful professor without sacrificing your own needs. Written by a professor who has been there and found a better life, the Joyful Professor will guide you through a step-by-step process to identify and focus on the most critical actions to meet your needs, both professional and personal.

The Joyful Professor is designed to help you be a productive and successful professor without sacrificing your own needs. Written by a professor who has been there and found a better life, the Joyful Professor will guide you through a step-by-step process to identify and focus on the most critical actions to meet your needs, both professional and personal.

Stretching the Truth

Willie Wideman-Pleasants

Relax with this easy-read book of short stories and poems. They contain laugher, mystery, and deception. Its thought-provoking themes will have you recalling special events in your life.

Relax with this easy-read book of short stories and poems. They contain laugher, mystery, and deception. Its thought-provoking themes will have you recalling special events in your life.

Saints and Rascals - a Catholic Worker Memoir

Geraldine DiNardo

Saints and Rascals - a Catholic Worker Memoir (by Geraldine DiNardo)

Saints and Rascals - a Catholic Worker Memoir (by Geraldine DiNardo)

Diary of a Turkish Wedding

Sunni Boehme

Join global adventuress Sunni Boehme as she experiences a whole new world—new cultures, new expectations, and a completely new perspective in provincial Turkey, miles (plus a 10-hour ride in a dusty, hot, smoky bus) from the dynamic urban hub of Istanbul. She has married the man of her dreams—a Turkish man—and out of love, journeys to his home village for his brother’s traditional Muslim weddi... read more

Join global adventuress Sunni Boehme as she experiences a whole new world—new cultures, new expectations, and a completely new perspective in provincial Turkey, miles (plus a 10-hour ride in a dusty, hot, smoky bus) from the dynamic urban hub of Istanbul. She has married the man of her dreams—a Turkish man—and out of love, journeys to his home village for his brother’s traditional Muslim weddi... read more

Mirror, Mirror: The Law of Attraction in Action--Grand Adventures on a Journey to Empowerment

Sunni Boehme

The life you are living is a reflection of what you believe you deserve. Have you ever wondered what it would be like to have your dreams come true? To wish for something and have it come into your life as if by magic? The magic is within you. Join manifestation goddess Sunni Boehme as she travels from Milwaukee to Majorca, from Piccadilly to Paradise, from Gothenburg to Golan, all the while f... read more

The life you are living is a reflection of what you believe you deserve. Have you ever wondered what it would be like to have your dreams come true? To wish for something and have it come into your life as if by magic? The magic is within you. Join manifestation goddess Sunni Boehme as she travels from Milwaukee to Majorca, from Piccadilly to Paradise, from Gothenburg to Golan, all the while f... read more

Get To or Got To - Choosing to Love Life (or not)

Dr. Gary Schwantz

So why this book? Perhaps because, like the author, you are an original member of the "dark side", someone who sees life as one obligation piled upon the next. Get To or Got To is about actually enjoying life and reveals how even those who see life as an obligation (a "Got To") can instead choose the "Get To" view. Written for those of us who so easily find the dark clouds associated with any ... read more

So why this book? Perhaps because, like the author, you are an original member of the "dark side", someone who sees life as one obligation piled upon the next. Get To or Got To is about actually enjoying life and reveals how even those who see life as an obligation (a "Got To") can instead choose the "Get To" view. Written for those of us who so easily find the dark clouds associated with any ... read more

Because We Are Greeks: Wartime And Peacetime Tales From The Days And Deeds Of The Denizens Of An Ancient City

Basil Tsotsis

"Because We Are Greeks” by Basil Tsotsis is an historical novel, a “magnum opus,” based upon true happenings during and after World War II. We follow a young teenager, his peers, and his elders during a republic, a monarchy, and a dictatorship; through war, famine, and occupation; experiencing joys and sorrows.

"Because We Are Greeks” by Basil Tsotsis is an historical novel, a “magnum opus,” based upon true happenings during and after World War II. We follow a young teenager, his peers, and his elders during a republic, a monarchy, and a dictatorship; through war, famine, and occupation; experiencing joys and sorrows.

The Hole in the Wall

Lisa Rowe Fraustino

Eleven-year-old Sebby has found the perfect escape from his crummy house and bickering family--a secret cave he calls "The Hole in the Wall." He discovers this astonishing cave in a pristine, beautiful glen in the midst of a devastated mining area behind his home. But it’s not long after Sebby’s found it that his world starts falling apart: His family’s chickens disappear, colors start jumping... read more

Eleven-year-old Sebby has found the perfect escape from his crummy house and bickering family--a secret cave he calls "The Hole in the Wall." He discovers this astonishing cave in a pristine, beautiful glen in the midst of a devastated mining area behind his home. But it’s not long after Sebby’s found it that his world starts falling apart: His family’s chickens disappear, colors start jumping... read more

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