I am a full-time copyeditor and proofreader specializing in Chicago Manual of Style, 17e with six years of experience in trade publishing companies such as Penguin Random House and Hachette. I have experience in both children's books and commercial adult fiction, and I have worked closely with #1 bestselling authors like James Patterson and Michael Connelly. I currently copyedit and proofread for self-published authors and publishing companies such as Macmillan and Nyoibo Studio.
-copyedit, proofread, and fact-check manuscripts for self-published authors and publishing companies
-copyedited and proofread jacket mechanicals for all GCP trade paperback and mass market titles
-managed content corrections
-optimized metadata for SEO for all GCP ebooks
-wrote cover copy and marketing materials for James Patterson's and Michael Connelly's paperbacks
-managed ebook QA
-optimized metadata for SEO for RHCB ebooks
-assisted in developing The Daily Wonder app
-oversaw content development for digital learning platforms
-worked with freelancers, authors, and production teams to develop manuscripts
In a book that is both urgent and timely, Melissa Ostrom explores the intricacies of shame and victim-blaming that accompany the aftermath of assault. After surviving an assault at an off-campus party, nineteen-year-old Maggie is escaping her college town, and, because her reporting the crime has led to the expulsion of some popular athletes, many people―in particular, the outraged Tigers fans... read more
The Library of Ever is an instant classic for middle grade readers and booklovers everywhere―an adventure across time and space, as a young girl becomes a warrior for the forces of knowledge.With her parents off traveling the globe, Lenora is bored, bored, bored―until she discovers a secret doorway into the ultimate library. Mazelike and reality-bending, the library contains all the universe’s... read more
The fifth chapter book in the Prince Not-So Charming series features Prince Carlos being turned into a toad.Prince Carlos Charles Charming is finally figuring out how to be both a prince and a court jester. But then a mixed-up wizard transforms Carlos into a toad who eats bugs and croaks instead of speaks. Unfortunately, the wizard doesn’t have a spell for reversing it. Even more unfortunately... read more
#1 New York Times bestselling author Michael Connelly introduces Renee Ballard, a fierce young detective fighting to prove herself on the LAPD's toughest beat--the Late Show. Renee Ballard works the midnight shift in Hollywood, beginning many investigations but finishing few, as each morning she turns everything over to the daytime units. It's a frustrating job for a once up-and-coming detecti... read more
Harry Bosch discovers two kinds of truth in this gripping work of fiction from #1 New York Times bestselling thriller author Michael ConnellyHarry Bosch, exiled from the LAPD, is working cold cases for the San Fernando Police Department when all hands are called out to a local drugstore, where two pharmacists have been murdered in a robbery. Bosch and the tiny town's three-person detective squ... read more
A new Pope will be chosen in Rome . . . and she just might be a woman. But she's made some powerful enemies who will stop at nothing-not even murder.The world is watching as massive crowds gather in Rome, waiting for news of a new pope, one who promises to be unlike any other in history. It's a turning point that may change the Church forever. Some followers are ecstatic that the movement rein... read more
The new novel in the beloved New York Times bestselling Curtis Black series."Roby's latest sizzles with scandal. A deliciously decadent beach read of temptation and the wages of sin." - Kirkus Reviews "Satisfying and sinful...well-written, fast-paced." - RT Book Reviews After her very public divorce from Dillon, Raven Black is recovering nicely. Dillon has done everything he can to discredit h... read more
In this stunning conclusion to the bestselling Reverend Curtis Black series, Curtis's secret past returns in an unwelcome--but ultimately healing--visit.Rev. Curtis Black is no stranger to scandal. Throughout the decades, he has done much in the public eye, both good and evil. But what most people don't realize is that Curtis has been hiding a horrific childhood that has affected him in countl... read more
THE WORLD'S #1 BESTSELLING WRITER - 3 pulse-pounding thrillers in 1 book! The House Next Door (with Susan DiLallo): Married mother of four Laura Sherman was thrilled when her new neighbor invited her on some errands. But a few quick tasks became a long lunch-and now things could go too far with a man who isn't what he seems....The Killer's Wife (with Max DiLallo): Six girls have gone missing. ... read more
A secret and the British crown make a murderous combination in this page-turning suspense novel in the #1 bestselling Private series.Private, the best investigation unit in the world, has agents who are the smartest, fastest, and most technologically advanced in the world--and they always uncover the truth. No wonder the most influential men and women on the planet seek their help on a daily b... read more
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Accomplished editor of picture books, middle grade and YA novels who helps authors polish their work and raise the quality of their writing.
Children's book editor especially interested in middle grade, YA, and chapter books. I've worked at Scholastic and Sky Pony Press.