Diane Riggins

Diane Riggins - Editor

West Columbia, SC, USA

Author, Freelance editor and proofreader. Looking to start my career again. I've some previous experience as an editor and proofreader.

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Overview

Worked as an editor in summer of 2016 for small publishing company. I specialize in fantasy and paranormal works. I'm seeking work as an editor and proofreader to begin my career again and enhance my skills.
Services
Languages
English (US)
Fiction
Fantasy
Paranormal Romance
Young Adult Fantasy

Certifications

  • Teach Writing Online

Work experience

Freelance Editor

The Dragon's Rocketship Publishing
June, 2016 – August, 2016 (2 months)

• Editor of several fantasy novels for an author signed with the company. It consisted of line editing as well as overall editing of the novels.

The company closed and I began to pursue my MFA in Creative Writing and received a certificate to teach writing online through the program.

Freelance Writer

Legendarium Media
October, 2015 – Present (over 4 years)

• This is a non-paid position, write reviews of tv shows and movies like Supernatural, Arrow, The Originals, Grimm, Avengers: Infinity War, and Captain America: Civil War. Articles on topics about fandoms, Lord of the Rings (movies, books, video game, and a member of the Tolkien family). Interviewed the director/creator of a popular fantasy web series.

Portfolio (5 selected works)

Nightmares Rise (Dark Shores Trilogy) (Volume 1)

Mirren Hogan, Erin Yoshikawa

Makani Lau loves her job as a Hawaiian tour guide. When the slow season hits, she tries to drum up some work. She meets Australian tourist Flynn Cole and offers to show him the sights. Shadows from Makani's past will put them in danger as the secrets of her island home awaken from their slumber under the volcanic soil. Are they a match for the monsters lurking on the dark shores? Nightmares Ri... read more

Makani Lau loves her job as a Hawaiian tour guide. When the slow season hits, she tries to drum up some work. She meets Australian tourist Flynn Cole and offers to show him the sights. Shadows from Makani's past will put them in danger as the secrets of her island home awaken from their slumber under the volcanic soil. Are they a match for the monsters lurking on the dark shores? Nightmares Ri... read more

Anything Goes, Vol. 2 (Volume 2)

Rae Z. Ryans, Michali Lerner, Damien Lutz, S. E. Hudnall, Jeanne Felfe, R. L. Andrew, Paul Draper, Elizabeth Ann Patterson, Joseph Y. Roberts, M. N. Morrow

The ultimate grab bag of fiction returns again for its second volume. Go on a journey into imagination. Be born. Die and rise again. Fall into the future. Find yourself. Find love. Stumble into hell and discover redemption. Know heartache and watch the world change before your eyes. Twenty writers from around the globe invite you to join them. Welcome to our worlds.

The ultimate grab bag of fiction returns again for its second volume. Go on a journey into imagination. Be born. Die and rise again. Fall into the future. Find yourself. Find love. Stumble into hell and discover redemption. Know heartache and watch the world change before your eyes. Twenty writers from around the globe invite you to join them. Welcome to our worlds.

The Loss

Diane Riggins

A narrative poem about Aleesia, an elf. She's a warrior and has to do something she doesn't want to.

A narrative poem about Aleesia, an elf. She's a warrior and has to do something she doesn't want to.

Crimson Fire (Crimson Magic Book 1)

Mirren Hogan

She had power at her fingertips, but the world had other ideas. Magic was the last thing on Tabia's mind — until she discovered she could use it. When her father hands her over to the princess of a neighbouring country to pay his debts, she may have the chance to learn how to control her new abilities.But her new mistress' enemies have plans of their own. Caught up in a web of divided loyaltie... read more

She had power at her fingertips, but the world had other ideas. Magic was the last thing on Tabia's mind — until she discovered she could use it. When her father hands her over to the princess of a neighbouring country to pay his debts, she may have the chance to learn how to control her new abilities.But her new mistress' enemies have plans of their own. Caught up in a web of divided loyaltie... read more

Crimson Fury (Crimson Magic Book 2)

Mirren Hogan

Can she contain the fury of magic?After eight years in the sorcerers' guild, Tabia thought she'd seen it all. That was until the magic of Isskasala overflowed, catching unsuspecting people in its flood. Consumed by the power, some fear what might become of them, while others turn lethal.Tabia must save the sorcerers from what has been unleashed before it’s too late.Return to Isskasala and figh... read more

Can she contain the fury of magic?After eight years in the sorcerers' guild, Tabia thought she'd seen it all. That was until the magic of Isskasala overflowed, catching unsuspecting people in its flood. Consumed by the power, some fear what might become of them, while others turn lethal.Tabia must save the sorcerers from what has been unleashed before it’s too late.Return to Isskasala and figh... read more

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