Emily Hatesohl

Emily Hatesohl - Editor

Salina, KS, USA

Copy editor with five years of experience editing religious books, memoirs, academic texts, and children's books for two major publishers

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Overview

I have five years of editing experience, a master's degree in English composition, and a passion for making your writing the best it can be. I have edited everything from children's books to scholarly journals, business books to human interest books, quarterly magazines to blog posts. I worked four years full time at Concordia Publishing House and have freelanced for Rowman & Littlefield for one year.

I love collaborating with authors on their projects. I'll make sure to keep your voice while polishing any rough patches. I tend to ask plenty of questions and let you know what I'm doing along the way. I am an obsessive fact-checker, grammar nerd, and self-proclaimed punctuation queen. My education level and work experience have prepared me to take a job and run with it, giving you back a polished product. I'm easy to work with and happy to help!
Languages
English (US)
Non-Fiction
Biographies & Memoirs
Business & Management
Christian Non-Fiction
Education & Reference
Health & Wellbeing
Humanities & Social Sciences
Fiction
Children's
Christian Fiction

Work experience

Freelance Copy Editor

Rowman & Littlefield
August, 2019 – Present (almost 3 years)

I edit academic, human interest, and historical books for Rowman and Littlefield as a freelance copy editor. My experience has allowed me to work with a variety of authors and production editors in a wide range of fields.

Copy Editor

Concordia Publishing House
June, 2015 – Present (almost 7 years)

After working four years full time at Concordia, I moved and continue to freelance for them on a regular basis. I edit books, periodicals, and educational resources for clarity and grammar. I fact-check and proofread following the guidelines of The Chicago Manual of Style.

Portfolio (19 selected works)

The Growing in Faith Bible

Concordia Publishing House

Single Black Dad

Peeples, Jamaal, Germain, Ayanna, Hart, Amanyi

Faith in the Shadow of a Pandemic

John T. Pless, Jacob Corzine

God's Gift of Family

Brenda Jank, Penny Weber, Penny Weber

Prayer: Learning How to Talk to God

Jeanette L. Groth, Izabella Ciesinska, Izabella Ciesinska

Emily has 9 reviews

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Nicholette Hemingway
Emily was a joy to work with! She was polite, considerate of what I wanted to convey, and delivered my devotional AHEAD of schedule! Emily took my ideas and turned my product into something I and others will enjoy! Emily is a great Christian editor and I would love to work with her in the future! N.Hemingway

Nicholette Hemingway, March 2022


Alandia Kelly
She's an awesome editor, as well as proofreader. Give great advices and critiques. She is openly honest and very helpful in all aspects of your book editing process. I will be using her again as an editor. I 100% recommend her.

Alandia Kelly, April 2021

Emily Hatesohl
Thanks, Alandia! It was great collaborating with you, and Iā€™d be happy to help with any future projects!

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Bev Hurst
As a first time writer, I found Emily's suggestions and improvements to be invaluable. She completed both passes of my work in a timely manner (both times ahead of the projected date). I truly appreciated that she asked questions and was extremely attentive to details.

Bev Hurst, January 2021

Emily Hatesohl
Thanks, Bev! It was great working with you, and best wishes as you publish your book.

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chase fisher
Emily was very professional and easy to work with. She maintains your works uniqueness throughout the editing process. Her expertise in her field really stands out you cannot go wrong with choosing Emily as your editor.

chase fisher, November 2020

Emily Hatesohl
It was great to collaborate with you, Chase! Happy to help make your book shine. :)

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LAG GOO
Emily is a wonderful and thoughtful person. I had a wonderful time working with her. Very detailed, nice, responsive and overall great person to work with. She corrected my manuscript within ample time and her work quality was great.

LAG GOO, September 2020

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