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Grey Drane

Grey Drane - Editor

Raleigh-Durham, Durham, NC, United States

Translator of Italian, writer of words, editor of yours, wood chopper, water carrier, and a perpetual work in progress...

Overview

I'm a freelance wordsmith, including writing, editing and editorial translating (Italian to English). I have been a professional translator for nearly fifteen years and have developed the keen eye of an editor and proofreader as a direct result of this experience.

Services
Languages
English (US)
Fiction
Comics & Graphic Novels Fantasy Science Fiction Short Story
Non-Fiction
Business & Management Computers & Internet Cooking & Food Wine & Spirits Economics Technology

Work experience

Contributing Editor

Made Up Words (a Medium publication)

October, 2015 – Present (about 1 year)

Made Up Words is a publication on Medium.com that specializes in the promotion of fiction on the Medium platforms. This project is a collaboration that arose out of the People of Medium (Pomqa) Slack writers' group, for which I am also a moderator and admin.

Cross-market Wordsmith

Self-employed

August, 2015 – Present (over 1 year)

Services include content writing, editing and editorial translating (Italian to English)

Independent Translator & Editor

drane.it

July, 2001 – July, 2015 (about 14 years)

Translation, proofreading and editing of texts from Italian into English. Fields of specialization: finance, economics, technology, energy industry, marketing, and corporate content

Portfolio (1 selected work)

Bloody Mary Blues

Federico Negri

A cocktail in a dystopian future. A glimpse of unexpected excitement in the midst of a dark, desperate situation. Fully illustrated book, that will make you read for five minutes and dream forever. "I was just about dying of thirst. A thirst for that cocktail she had just finished making, but also for those sinewy legs, sparkling under a delicate patina of sweat, her hips swaying elegantly bef... read more

A cocktail in a dystopian future. A glimpse of unexpected excitement in the midst of a dark, desperate situation. Fully illustrated book, that will make you read for five minutes and dream forever. "I was just about dying of thirst. A thirst for that cocktail she had just finished making, but also for those sinewy legs, sparkling under a delicate patina of sweat, her hips swaying elegantly bef... read more

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