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Glenham, NY, United States
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I'm a sensitive and adaptable Developmental Editor skilled in offering innovative and applicable suggestions that strengthen manuscripts' clarity, style, and impact. I am highly attuned to emotional issues, and work always at both detail and big-picture levels. I'm comfortable with all written registers, and am driven to strengthen authors' artistic success, enrich critical reception, and increase sales.
Offered worldbuilding and textual suggestions and content during game
Refined and improved fiction and nonfiction in close collaboration with authors
Presented Autism-oriented life skills and logical techniques to students and their families
Researched technological and educational projects for various faculty members
Supported three Assistant Editors with administrative duties and copy-writing
Drove submissions, directed communications, and oversaw production of the magazine
Assisted students with all levels of mathematics, writing, and test-taking strategies
Conducted weekly conversations concerning race, cliques, and other teen issues
Developed students' argumentative abilities within formalized debate structures
Workshopped students' interpretive pieces with respect to competitive acting styles
Served as primary editor for the team's varying debate and acting presentations
Consulted with authors in person and remotely to improve themed entries for publication
Led up to 20 one-hour classes on English Language and American Culture per week
Volunteered weekly to teach English to defectors from North Korea
Served on the editing staff of Infusion, the Fulbright literary magazine of South Korea
Engaged with Koreans and Fulbrighters to enact a robust set of pedagogical ideologies
Received TEFL/TESOL Certification
Provided both focused and general English instruction in a one-on-one setting
Selected fiction, nonfiction, and poetry for inclusion in each yearly issue
Advocated for progressive environmental, LGBT+, and consumer rights organizations
My editing helps authors develop polished writing, including personal finance, literary fiction, science fiction, fantasy, and poetry.
Freelance genre copyeditor (SF/F, YA, crime/thriller, romance, horror). Award-winning client list.