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Doreen Zeitvogel

Doreen Zeitvogel - Editor

Seattle, WA, United States

Thorough, Insightful Editing with Artistry, Intuition, and Heart

Overview

Welcome! As a translator, editor, and writer with a performing arts background and an ongoing interest in spirituality and breakthrough thinking, I've been developing a deeper and broader sense of language over the years, one that's rooted not only in the meaning of the words but also in their sound, their dramatic impact, their look and feel.

What does this mean for you as an author? I don't consider myself the best person for helping you to develop the basics of your plot, characters, and setting, but if you want to dig beneath the surface of your material, if you want to find your most honest voice, sharpen your dialogue, clarify your thinking, challenge your ideas, heighten your imagery, and discover the music and drama within the words, then I can help you on your journey.

And, of course, if you need something more basic, like streamlining, proofreading, or checking for transitional elements and gaps in your writing, that's also not a problem.

Interested in finding out more and discussing your project? Drop me line. I'd love to hear about it.

Services
Languages
English (UK) English (US)
Fiction
Anthologies Children's - Middle Grade Inspirational Literature Short Story
Non-Fiction
Architecture Art Biographies & Memoirs Design Music Photography Religion & Spirituality Self-help & Self-improvement

Certifications

  • Diploma in Voice, Longy School of Music (1997)
  • M.M. in Opera Performance, Longy School (1997)

Work experience

Freelance translator, editor, and ghostwriter

Self-employed
January, 2011 – Present (almost 7 years)

Portfolio (10 selected works)

The Legacy of the Atlanteans: An Exploration of the Atlantis Mystery

Michael Ullrich

Experts worldwide have constantly wondered which advanced ice-age civilization was the source of ancient artifacts from 12,000 years ago. Few scientists dare to point to the "advanced Atlantean civilization,” as I call it, even though there is no other choice! This exploration of the Atlantis mystery pieces together knowledge from the most varied disciplines to form a coherent overall picture.... read more

Experts worldwide have constantly wondered which advanced ice-age civilization was the source of ancient artifacts from 12,000 years ago. Few scientists dare to point to the "advanced Atlantean civilization,” as I call it, even though there is no other choice! This exploration of the Atlantis mystery pieces together knowledge from the most varied disciplines to form a coherent overall picture.... read more

Is Your Fork In Tune?: The Search For Resonance?

Hayley Weatherburn

Ever wondered how twins can sense each other, even when they are on the other side of the world? Or thought about why you suddenly think of someone you haven’t seen for ages and then they call you on the phone – how does that happen? Have you ever experienced or heard of animals predicting earthquakes or even “sniffing” out cancers – what makes them do this? Religion and prayer seem to produce... read more

Ever wondered how twins can sense each other, even when they are on the other side of the world? Or thought about why you suddenly think of someone you haven’t seen for ages and then they call you on the phone – how does that happen? Have you ever experienced or heard of animals predicting earthquakes or even “sniffing” out cancers – what makes them do this? Religion and prayer seem to produce... read more

Multidimensional Evolution: Personal Explorations of Consciousness

Kim McCaul

In Multidimensional Evolution, author Kim McCaul recounts his journey to Java seeking a technique to help calm the demons that had been troubling him for the previous two years and his subsequent realisation that those demons were not the product of his own mind, but were actually real non-physical people who had been pursuing him from a previous life. It then focuses on three of the teachers ... read more

In Multidimensional Evolution, author Kim McCaul recounts his journey to Java seeking a technique to help calm the demons that had been troubling him for the previous two years and his subsequent realisation that those demons were not the product of his own mind, but were actually real non-physical people who had been pursuing him from a previous life. It then focuses on three of the teachers ... read more

Empowered Relationships

Maria Jesus Marin Lopez

"The most important relationship you'll ever have is the one with yourself, as every other relationship is a mirror of the one within"This book is based in an accumulation of what I have learned through my studies and work and it is emotionally grounded in the path that I walked from a superficially happy life to a spiritually, emotionally, mentally and physically full life.This book will help... read more

"The most important relationship you'll ever have is the one with yourself, as every other relationship is a mirror of the one within"This book is based in an accumulation of what I have learned through my studies and work and it is emotionally grounded in the path that I walked from a superficially happy life to a spiritually, emotionally, mentally and physically full life.This book will help... read more

A Modern Yogi - A different kinda memoir

Charu Puri

Charu’s first encounter with the “other side” was at age three when she floated. Her gifts lay dormant until sixteen. But after the tragic loss of her older brother, miraculous events began to occur, one after the other. The grief over the loss of her closest confidant sparked something inside of her and as the years rolled on, unnatural phenomena continued to occur to her. A mouse, would stop... read more

Charu’s first encounter with the “other side” was at age three when she floated. Her gifts lay dormant until sixteen. But after the tragic loss of her older brother, miraculous events began to occur, one after the other. The grief over the loss of her closest confidant sparked something inside of her and as the years rolled on, unnatural phenomena continued to occur to her. A mouse, would stop... read more

Ticket to Earth and Back

Dr. Anna Kupka

Deep inside we are all spiritual beings. The more we can remember this, the happier our lives will be.The Little Spirit finally gets to travel to earth, to experience human existence! For now, he is still aware of his creative power and knows that all the worries and hardships of everyday life are merely like the thorns of a flower, to be used as steps leading up to the blossom. But the more t... read more

Deep inside we are all spiritual beings. The more we can remember this, the happier our lives will be.The Little Spirit finally gets to travel to earth, to experience human existence! For now, he is still aware of his creative power and knows that all the worries and hardships of everyday life are merely like the thorns of a flower, to be used as steps leading up to the blossom. But the more t... read more

A Light Behind the Door: A Travel Story from Beyond

Janka Jakobi

When Ursula awakens after her operation, she finds herself not in her hospital bed but in the OR looking down on herself from above—and she realizes that there is no death ... and that “death is a truly simple matter.” Unlike her life. Here Ursula always had to fight: as a child, for her mother’s love and approval; as a woman, for the love of men, with the feeling that she didn’t deserve happi... read more

When Ursula awakens after her operation, she finds herself not in her hospital bed but in the OR looking down on herself from above—and she realizes that there is no death ... and that “death is a truly simple matter.” Unlike her life. Here Ursula always had to fight: as a child, for her mother’s love and approval; as a woman, for the love of men, with the feeling that she didn’t deserve happi... read more

Birdsong Under the Wisdom Tree: Collected Poems a book of hours in the life of a poet

Megan Chaskey

In Birdsong Under the Wisdom Tree, Megan Chaskey follows the archetypal poet’s journey, interweaving a lifetime of poems, journal entries, and memoir. Through her deep intimacy with both the inner landscape of imagination and the eloquent worlds of nature and relationship, Megan’s musical voice evolves from her younger years in an artistic family through loss and renewal as a poet, woman, moth... read more

In Birdsong Under the Wisdom Tree, Megan Chaskey follows the archetypal poet’s journey, interweaving a lifetime of poems, journal entries, and memoir. Through her deep intimacy with both the inner landscape of imagination and the eloquent worlds of nature and relationship, Megan’s musical voice evolves from her younger years in an artistic family through loss and renewal as a poet, woman, moth... read more

Matilda and Clara: Part 1 of the Fantasy Fairy Tales (Volume 1)

Anja Lehmann

Our story takes place in fairyland. Join the bold fairy Matilda and her best friend Clara, an unassuming fairy girl, on their various adventures. In the first book, you’ll learn all about this faraway land and how the two fairies venture into the forbidden enchanted forest to help their friend. There they encounter scary goblins and other magical creatures ... A fantastic journey into fairylan... read more

Our story takes place in fairyland. Join the bold fairy Matilda and her best friend Clara, an unassuming fairy girl, on their various adventures. In the first book, you’ll learn all about this faraway land and how the two fairies venture into the forbidden enchanted forest to help their friend. There they encounter scary goblins and other magical creatures ... A fantastic journey into fairylan... read more

Molly's Marvelous Journey

Anna Kupka

The story of an unexpected spiritual quest. "Who am I? Where do I come from?" At twelve years old, Molly had never thought of these questions before. But then she goes on a journey that turns all she’s ever known on its head. As Molly takes on new challenges that demand all her courage, she comes closer and closer to solving the puzzle of life—and her true nature. Molly’s Marvelous Journey is ... read more

The story of an unexpected spiritual quest. "Who am I? Where do I come from?" At twelve years old, Molly had never thought of these questions before. But then she goes on a journey that turns all she’s ever known on its head. As Molly takes on new challenges that demand all her courage, she comes closer and closer to solving the puzzle of life—and her true nature. Molly’s Marvelous Journey is ... read more

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