Under my watch as copy chief for Field and Stream magazine, we were nominated five times and twice won the prestigious American Society of Magazine Editors Award for General Excellence. I have years of experience editing how-to copy to be clear and concise. I also wrote the First Shot column, conducting interviews and distilling the results into entertaining, informative 200-word stories. For Saveur magazine, I made sure the recipe instructions were complete, logical, and easy to follow.
Copyediting always came naturally to me, and this was where I made it my profession.
I began as editorial assistant to Jane Rosenman, reading and critiquing manuscripts and learning how to edit and work with authors. As associate editor, I acquired and edited the literary first novel Audrey Hepburn's Neck, the inaugural winner of the Pacific Rim Voices Kiriyama Prize. It wasn't in my job description, but the head of the cover copy department admired my skills and often asked me to write tempting cover blurbs for her, too.
Offering a unique perspective and unusual insight into modern Japan and its wartime past, Audrey Hepburn's Neck is also a shrewd study of cross-cultural obsessions, and of erotic, romantic and familial love. The American author Alan Brown crosses both racial and cultural lines to tell his story through the eyes of a young, handsome Japanese cartoonist, Toshiyuki ("Toshi") Okamoto, who traces h... read more
This magazine is edited for people interested in food. It explores the authentic cuisines of the world, tracks recipes and ingredients to their places of origin and illuminates their history, traditions and local flavors. It includes all aspects of the world of food including eating, cooking and reading. In addition, it contains informative news about the latest in culinary trends, kitchen tip... read more
America's Number One sportsman's magazine, featuring in-depth articles on hunting, fishing, outdoor adventure, and conservation news. First-class fiction, and more. Field & Stream, editorial excellence for over 100 years.
From the author of adult-coloring sensations Botanical Wonderland and Desert Wonderland, as well as the bestselling Color Workshop, comes a stunning guide to drawing a garden full of flowers. Rachel Reinert is the perfect artist to explain the intricacies of drawing flowers. With the straightforward, step-by step instructions that are the hallmark of her teaching style, In Bloom covers more th... read more
Anyone who's tackled tricky grammar, slippery syntax, pesky punctuation, or sneaky jargon knows that good writing is never easy. In this ingenious guide, enjoy the wit of two English language mavens as they entertain while answering all our perplexing questions.
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Experienced indexing in the humanities, social sciences, cookery, recreation and much more. Clients include university, trade, independent.
I am a copy editor and proofreader specializing in nonfiction with over 20 years of experience and 400 books under my belt.