Emily Hatesohl

Emily Hatesohl - Editor

Salina, KS, USA

Copy editor with five years of experience editing nonfiction, religious books, memoirs, academic texts, and fiction for two major publishers

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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, academic 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!
English (US)
Biographies & Memoirs
Business & Management
Christian (Non-Fiction)
Education & Reference
Health & wellbeing
Humanities & Social Sciences
Christian Fiction

Work experience

Freelance Copy Editor

Rowman & Littlefield
August, 2019 – Present (about 1 year)

I edit academic, human interest, and historical books for Rowman & 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 (about 5 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 (11 selected works)

The Growing in Faith Bible

Concordia Publishing House

Emily has 3 reviews

Communication & Punctuality
Communication & Punctuality

Jamaal Peeples
She was super great to work with!

Jamaal Peeples, July 2020

Julie Trelstad
Emily was thorough. She made two passes of the manuscript and many good catches. Her subject matter and experience with spiritual text were invaluable.

Julie Trelstad, June 2020

Timothy Jones
Emily was AWESOME!!!!!! I will use her in the future.

Timothy Jones, May 2020

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