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Gina Edwards

Gina Edwards - Editor

Professional book editing for fiction and nonfiction authors

Overview

Working with authors on their stories--whether fiction, memoir, inspirational, or spiritual--is my passion. I am also a writer; my WIP is a novel set in the late 1960s South.

Services
Languages
English (US)
Fiction
Anthologies Classics Cultural & Ethnic Themes Historical Fiction Inspirational Literature Short Story Women's Fiction Young Adult & Teen
Non-Fiction
Biographies & Memoirs Health & wellbeing History Home & Garden New Age Religion & Spirituality Self-help & Self-improvement

Work experience

Professional Editor and Creativity Coach

Self-employed
January, 2014 – Present (almost 4 years)

Professional editing, workshops, and retreats for authors

Technical Editor

Ecology & Environment, Inc.
March, 2013 – Present (over 4 years)

Complete document management--editing, formatting, administrative recordkeeping, project website organization and upkeep, and more--for international environmental consulting firm.

Portfolio (17 selected works)

I Am Her Daughter: The Healing Path to a Woman's Power

Licia Berry

I Am Her Daughter – The Healing Path to A Woman’s Power by Licia Berry addresses the unhealed Mother Wound in women, in culture, and in the world. The author shares her personal healing and offers strategies for women to reclaim their birthright of love and acceptance, with an eye on healing the global Mother Wound.Are you a woman who: •has difficulty trusting yourself,•is often called “overly... read more

I Am Her Daughter – The Healing Path to A Woman’s Power by Licia Berry addresses the unhealed Mother Wound in women, in culture, and in the world. The author shares her personal healing and offers strategies for women to reclaim their birthright of love and acceptance, with an eye on healing the global Mother Wound.Are you a woman who: •has difficulty trusting yourself,•is often called “overly... read more

The Burgundy Briefcase

Roberta Burton

When widow Lee Lindsey pursues a marriage and family therapy doctorate degree and a relationship with Frank Islip, she gets the type of relationship that forces her to use her classroom knowledge, only to perceive that her relationship is a sham. And her doctoral program is fraught with double messages and false promises. She must respond by confronting her professor and Frank's bizarre behavi... read more

When widow Lee Lindsey pursues a marriage and family therapy doctorate degree and a relationship with Frank Islip, she gets the type of relationship that forces her to use her classroom knowledge, only to perceive that her relationship is a sham. And her doctoral program is fraught with double messages and false promises. She must respond by confronting her professor and Frank's bizarre behavi... read more

Mother's Day

Virginia Gwynn

Mother's Day is the Gold medal winner for short fiction in the 2014 Florida Authors and Publishers Association - FAPA - contest. Nostalgic, often poignant, sometimes humorous, the twenty-six short stories in Gwynn's Mother's Day collection, are vignettes of family lives as seen through the eyes of the daughters. While some are contemporary tales, most give us a glimpse of America at its best i... read more

Mother's Day is the Gold medal winner for short fiction in the 2014 Florida Authors and Publishers Association - FAPA - contest. Nostalgic, often poignant, sometimes humorous, the twenty-six short stories in Gwynn's Mother's Day collection, are vignettes of family lives as seen through the eyes of the daughters. While some are contemporary tales, most give us a glimpse of America at its best i... read more

Summer of Stars (The Past Lives of Lola Ray Book 1)

Leslee Horner

In this life, Lola's family is falling apart. In the last one, they were murdered. In this life, Lola just wants to be normal, without the obsessive urges that have her vacuuming at least three times a day and a bipolar mother who's the poster child for mood swings. Lola thought that turning fifteen would bring change for the better, but a strange vision puts her on a crowded train headed for ... read more

In this life, Lola's family is falling apart. In the last one, they were murdered. In this life, Lola just wants to be normal, without the obsessive urges that have her vacuuming at least three times a day and a bipolar mother who's the poster child for mood swings. Lola thought that turning fifteen would bring change for the better, but a strange vision puts her on a crowded train headed for ... read more

An Unrequited Fall (The Past Lives of Lola Ray Book 2)

Leslee Horner

Falling in love hasn’t been simple for Lola Ray. Not in this life or her past lives. In this life, she’s fallen for her best friend, Ian. When she finally summons the courage to tell him how she feels, he introduces her to the new girl, Quinn. It doesn’t take long to realize Quinn wants Lola out of the picture and Ian all to herself. In this follow-up to SUMMER OF STARS, Lola struggles to keep... read more

Falling in love hasn’t been simple for Lola Ray. Not in this life or her past lives. In this life, she’s fallen for her best friend, Ian. When she finally summons the courage to tell him how she feels, he introduces her to the new girl, Quinn. It doesn’t take long to realize Quinn wants Lola out of the picture and Ian all to herself. In this follow-up to SUMMER OF STARS, Lola struggles to keep... read more

Dig Within: Tales from the Emerald Mountains, Book Two

Rhett DeVane

Fifty winters ago, Elizabeth and Simon fled war-torn New Haven City into the Emerald Mountains, where a dwarf named Taproot used his powers to shrink the two children. These new “one-spirit” beings, Elsbeth and Sim, master that same magic and create others like themselves. They live in underground burrows, dump-dive for supplies, and chat with animals. All, under the watch of Taproot and the r... read more

Fifty winters ago, Elizabeth and Simon fled war-torn New Haven City into the Emerald Mountains, where a dwarf named Taproot used his powers to shrink the two children. These new “one-spirit” beings, Elsbeth and Sim, master that same magic and create others like themselves. They live in underground burrows, dump-dive for supplies, and chat with animals. All, under the watch of Taproot and the r... read more

Lady of the House (Eden's Gate Book 1)

Lynn Braxton

When convent-reared Lily Perrault arrives in Charleston from New Orleans in 1828 to claim an inheritance left to her by the mother she never knew, nothing prepares her for the shocking discovery that Kate Perrault’s legacy is not the respectable boarding house she expects, but rather the grandest gaming palace east of the Mississippi River.Before she can refuse her shameful bequest and return ... read more

When convent-reared Lily Perrault arrives in Charleston from New Orleans in 1828 to claim an inheritance left to her by the mother she never knew, nothing prepares her for the shocking discovery that Kate Perrault’s legacy is not the respectable boarding house she expects, but rather the grandest gaming palace east of the Mississippi River.Before she can refuse her shameful bequest and return ... read more

The Ruby Sea Glass

R. Juan Harris

After a lifetime of doing what’s right, Sloan Abernathy wants nothing more than to sail into the sunset, the love of his life by his side. But Sloan’s path hasn’t quite led him there. It all started during his freshman year of college, when Sloan promised his dying father to live an honorable life and not waste time with girls who aren’t right for him. This promise echoes in Sloan’s mind as he... read more

After a lifetime of doing what’s right, Sloan Abernathy wants nothing more than to sail into the sunset, the love of his life by his side. But Sloan’s path hasn’t quite led him there. It all started during his freshman year of college, when Sloan promised his dying father to live an honorable life and not waste time with girls who aren’t right for him. This promise echoes in Sloan’s mind as he... read more

Parade of Horribles

Rhett DeVane

Chattahoochee, Florida, a town with a state mental institution on its main drag, seldom slips from its usual relaxed pace. Detached from the tourist havens farther south, everyone here knows everybody else. Senior citizen Elvina Houston, head of the little-ole-lady hotline, keeps her nose wedged in the middle. October typically brings three well-attended festivals and a break from the oppressi... read more

Chattahoochee, Florida, a town with a state mental institution on its main drag, seldom slips from its usual relaxed pace. Detached from the tourist havens farther south, everyone here knows everybody else. Senior citizen Elvina Houston, head of the little-ole-lady hotline, keeps her nose wedged in the middle. October typically brings three well-attended festivals and a break from the oppressi... read more

Secondhand Sister

Rhett DeVane

Mary-Esther Sloat is a woman with a patchwork past—three failed marriages, misspent youth, and a series of dead-end jobs. When she attempts to donate a kidney to her dying mother, she learns a life-altering truth: Loretta Boudreau Day is not her biological mother. After Loretta dies, Hurricane Katrina destroys Mary-Esther’s only tie to New Orleans—her beloved Nana’s house. For a while, Mary-Es... read more

Mary-Esther Sloat is a woman with a patchwork past—three failed marriages, misspent youth, and a series of dead-end jobs. When she attempts to donate a kidney to her dying mother, she learns a life-altering truth: Loretta Boudreau Day is not her biological mother. After Loretta dies, Hurricane Katrina destroys Mary-Esther’s only tie to New Orleans—her beloved Nana’s house. For a while, Mary-Es... read more

Understanding Physics Like a Nerd Without Becoming One & More: PART I: Mechanics

Kalayu Belay, James Strohaber

Classical mechanics for everyone

Classical mechanics for everyone

The Smallest Tadpole's War in the Land of Mysterious Waters

Diane Swearingen

The Smallest Tadpole’s War in the Land of Mysterious Waters is based on a true story, a family story. It is part of the Florida Special Collection at the State Library of Florida, and the Florida History Collection at the University of Florida Smathers Library, Florida State Strozier Library and Gulf Coast State College. In early 1861, Florida was a rural frontier state that had joined the Uni... read more

The Smallest Tadpole’s War in the Land of Mysterious Waters is based on a true story, a family story. It is part of the Florida Special Collection at the State Library of Florida, and the Florida History Collection at the University of Florida Smathers Library, Florida State Strozier Library and Gulf Coast State College. In early 1861, Florida was a rural frontier state that had joined the Uni... read more

OUTBACK: Bothers & Sinisters (Family Tree Novel)

Mark Wayne Adams

For generations, the family tree records words and sing-song that wind deep in its core. Children playing in or around the tree may accidentally sever or uproot disturbing moments hidden in their Outback. Adopting new words and terms helps better describe your Outback and how you lived it. Bothers & Sinisters readers are introduced to a variety of Australian, American, and Qweepie vernacular t... read more

For generations, the family tree records words and sing-song that wind deep in its core. Children playing in or around the tree may accidentally sever or uproot disturbing moments hidden in their Outback. Adopting new words and terms helps better describe your Outback and how you lived it. Bothers & Sinisters readers are introduced to a variety of Australian, American, and Qweepie vernacular t... read more

DOWN UNDER: Kussins (Family Tree Novel)

Mark Wayne Wayne Adams

M.W. Adams created the award-winning Family Tree Novel series to be read and savored. This adventurous Outback coming of age story conjures the magical Never Never land for readers internationally. From creeks, caves, and bluffs, discover the magic of a small town with Driew Qweepie. DOWN UNDER: Kussins is the second book in M.W. Adams award-winning Family Tree Novel series. A child cannot cha... read more

M.W. Adams created the award-winning Family Tree Novel series to be read and savored. This adventurous Outback coming of age story conjures the magical Never Never land for readers internationally. From creeks, caves, and bluffs, discover the magic of a small town with Driew Qweepie. DOWN UNDER: Kussins is the second book in M.W. Adams award-winning Family Tree Novel series. A child cannot cha... read more

Racing to Greet the Sun: Jerrie Mock and Joan Merriam Smith Duel to Become the First Woman to Fly Solo Around the World

Taylor Phillips

Racing to Greet the Sun is the story of the race around the world that the world has forgotten.In 1964, Jerrie Mock and Joan Merriam Smith found themselves in a duel to become the first "lady pilot" to circumnavigate the globe, alone - a feat which Amelia Earhart was unable to accomplish.Along the way Jerrie overcame sandstorms, ice on her wings, smoke in her cockpit, and soldiers surrounding ... read more

Racing to Greet the Sun is the story of the race around the world that the world has forgotten.In 1964, Jerrie Mock and Joan Merriam Smith found themselves in a duel to become the first "lady pilot" to circumnavigate the globe, alone - a feat which Amelia Earhart was unable to accomplish.Along the way Jerrie overcame sandstorms, ice on her wings, smoke in her cockpit, and soldiers surrounding ... read more

BLOODLINE: Our Father's House

Lynn Braxton

BLOODLINE: OUR FATHER'S HOUSE, is set on the island of Barbados where the great manor house, Belle Terre, sits empty as it has for almost a century, on a cliff overlooking the sea. Soft sighing winds whisper through the palms that surround it in concert with the gentle waves that wash ashore in the sheltered cove below. Overhead, a flock of seagulls circle, dive, then rise upon the currents an... read more

BLOODLINE: OUR FATHER'S HOUSE, is set on the island of Barbados where the great manor house, Belle Terre, sits empty as it has for almost a century, on a cliff overlooking the sea. Soft sighing winds whisper through the palms that surround it in concert with the gentle waves that wash ashore in the sheltered cove below. Overhead, a flock of seagulls circle, dive, then rise upon the currents an... read more

Orion's Light: Part 3 of the Dreamland Diaries Series

Bruce Ballister

Nestled in a nebular cloud familiar to most amateur astronomers, is an old sun with a complex array of orbiting planets, two of which are occupied. Neither of them were expecting human visitors. Dropping into unfriendly space is a lesson to be learned the hard way. Brad and Connie take a test drive in their new-used space ship, Jai, only to find that its home planet is occupied by the ship’s a... read more

Nestled in a nebular cloud familiar to most amateur astronomers, is an old sun with a complex array of orbiting planets, two of which are occupied. Neither of them were expecting human visitors. Dropping into unfriendly space is a lesson to be learned the hard way. Brad and Connie take a test drive in their new-used space ship, Jai, only to find that its home planet is occupied by the ship’s a... read more

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