Jennifer Gioia

Jennifer Gioia - Editor

Raleigh, NC, USA

I offer extensive developmental editing services with personalized recommendations that will best serve writers’ needs at affordable rates.

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Overview

I offer extensive developmental editing services with personalized recommendations that will best serve writers’ needs at affordable rates.


I work part-time with self-published and emerging authors reaching the next step towards publishing fiction manuscripts in young adult, new adult, and genre fiction, such as romance, fantasy, and science fiction.


I have an MA and a BA in public relations, so I also have experience in technical and creative writing and editing for business, marketing, sales, and public relations.


For more information, visit my website.

Languages
English (US)
Fiction
Fantasy
Historical Fiction
Humor & Comedy
LGBTQ Fiction
Paranormal Romance
Romance
Science Fiction
Young Adult

Awards

  • The State University of New York College at Plattsburgh Distinguished Service Award - May 2015 - In recognition of exemplary dedication to the English department and to the Saranac Review

Work experience

Proprietor, Editorial Freelancer

Self-employed
July, 2016 – Present (almost 5 years)

● Work with self-publishing and emerging authors from around the globe
● Manage a handful of clients at a time, in a variety of fictional genres with completed or in-progress manuscripts as large as 200,000 words
● Charge a flat hourly rate to critique, substantially edit, copy edit and proofread completed fiction manuscripts one phase away from publication

Editorial Assistant Supervisor & Administrative Assistant

Saranac Review
January, 2012 – May, 2015 (over 3 years)

● Supervised between three and nine editorial assistants, also known as student interns, each semester including managing interns’ social media and blog posts; supervised a total of 40 interns
● Assisted in planning and managing annual launch events
● Rebranded sponsorship kit and increased sponsorship numbers
● Assisted in the evolution of a new brand image, a new website and to only accepting manuscripts online via
● Managed and distributed manuscripts to the correct editors using, created the index for journals, contacted all accepted submitters and assisted in formatting the journal
● Created and maintained positive relationships with other literary magazines for advertising exchanges
● Reviewed and interviewed potential employees and interns; was responsible for training new employees and interns

Portfolio (1 selected work)

Prosper (War Shadows)

Peterson, H.J

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