Grey Drane

Grey Drane - Editor

Apex, NC, USA

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

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Overview

I'm a freelance wordsmith, including writing, editing and editorial translating (Italian to English). I have been a professional translator for nearly twenty years and have developed the keen eye of an editor and proofreader as a direct result of this experience.
Languages
English (US)
Non-Fiction
Business & Management
Computers & Internet
Cooking & Food Wine & Spirits
Economics
Technology
Fiction
Comics & Graphic Novels
Fantasy
Science Fiction
Short Story

Work experience

Editor

daCunha.global
October, 2015 – Present (almost 4 years)

daCunha.global is a creative publishing initiative that enables subscribers to discover and enjoy exclusive writing and creativity any time, anywhere. The editorial team is made up of creative and business professionals, whose aim is to support talent, difference and diversity, introducing new voices and ideas.

Cross-market Wordsmith

Self-employed
August, 2015 – Present (almost 4 years)

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

Independent Translator & Editor

Self-employed
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 (3 selected works)

Bloody Mary Blues

Federico Negri

A cocktail in a dystopian future. A glimpse of unexpected excitement in the midst of a dark, desperate situation. A short story 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 before me as s... read more

A cocktail in a dystopian future. A glimpse of unexpected excitement in the midst of a dark, desperate situation. A short story 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 before me as s... read more

Anthology 1

Scott Heaton and 14 others

In the 16th century, Portuguese explorer Tristão da Cunha caught sight of a group of volcanic islands in the south Atlantic Ocean. As we all know, old-timey explorer types loved to christen their “discoveries” after themselves, and Mr. da Cunha was no exception. Though briefly known as the “Islands of Refreshment” during the 19th century, today this almost unimaginably remote location is offic... read more

In the 16th century, Portuguese explorer Tristão da Cunha caught sight of a group of volcanic islands in the south Atlantic Ocean. As we all know, old-timey explorer types loved to christen their “discoveries” after themselves, and Mr. da Cunha was no exception. Though briefly known as the “Islands of Refreshment” during the 19th century, today this almost unimaginably remote location is offic... read more

Anthology 2

Jane Nightshade and 17 others

A made-to-order child in an uncomfortably familiar future world.A yogic rabbi’s musings on spirituality in a tech-obsessed age.An aging, esteemed artist stages his final, shocking show.These are but a few examples of the fine and diverse work you will find in this collection.We, the team at daCunha, are thrilled to present our second anthology, an eclectic assortment of writing hand-picked by ... read more

A made-to-order child in an uncomfortably familiar future world.A yogic rabbi’s musings on spirituality in a tech-obsessed age.An aging, esteemed artist stages his final, shocking show.These are but a few examples of the fine and diverse work you will find in this collection.We, the team at daCunha, are thrilled to present our second anthology, an eclectic assortment of writing hand-picked by ... read more

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