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Janis Hunt Johnson

Janis Hunt Johnson - Editor

Medford, OR, United States

Ask Janis Editorial: Over 30 years' experience as a professional editor, writer, & proofreader. Award-winning author, too.

Overview

I have 30+ years' experience as a published editor/proofreader/writer in Chicago and Los Angeles, and I'm currently in the Pacific Northwest. My clients are located around the globe. I edit and proofread book manuscripts, write/edit/proofread collateral material, and much more. Basically, I'll look at anything written in English that needs polishing.

Services
Languages
English (US)
Fiction
Adventure Christian Fantasy Humor & Comedy
Non-Fiction
Biographies & Memoirs Business & Management Education & Reference Entertainment Religion & Spirituality Self-help & Self-improvement

Awards

  • Finalist, Spirituality, Indie Excellence Book Awards, 2010

Work experience

Managing Editor

Self-employed
July, 1994 – Present (over 23 years)

Owner and Managing Editor Janis Hunt Johnson honed her skills as a published author, freelance editor, and proofreader for 10 years prior to founding Ask Janis Editorial Services in 1994. She has helped thousands of clients correct and polish their words, while always maintaining every writer’s unique voice and intent. No matter what type of written project you need editorial services for, it's time to...Ask Janis! She's ready to put your words in the best possible light.

Portfolio (11 selected works)

Life's Operating Manual: With the Fear and Truth Dialogues

Tom Shadyac

Just about everything today comes with an operating manual—from your computer to your car, from your cell phone to your iPad. Is it possible that Life comes with an operating manual, as well? That’s the simple, but powerful premise of Tom Shadyac’s inspiring and provocative first book. Written as a series of essays and dialogues, we are invited into a conversation that is both challenging and ... read more

Just about everything today comes with an operating manual—from your computer to your car, from your cell phone to your iPad. Is it possible that Life comes with an operating manual, as well? That’s the simple, but powerful premise of Tom Shadyac’s inspiring and provocative first book. Written as a series of essays and dialogues, we are invited into a conversation that is both challenging and ... read more

THE FALL (Rapha Chronicles: Book 1) (The Rapha Chronicles)

Chana Keefer

#1 Bestseller in Science-Fiction, Messianic Judaism, Science & Religion, & Old Testament Hebrew Part suspense, part love story, this epic retelling of the fall of Lucifer — through the eyes of an angel who was once his best friend — examines powerful themes of redemption, good, and evil. If Steven King, C.S. Lewis & J.R.R. Tolkien collaborated on a story about our origins and the Garden of Ede... read more

#1 Bestseller in Science-Fiction, Messianic Judaism, Science & Religion, & Old Testament Hebrew Part suspense, part love story, this epic retelling of the fall of Lucifer — through the eyes of an angel who was once his best friend — examines powerful themes of redemption, good, and evil. If Steven King, C.S. Lewis & J.R.R. Tolkien collaborated on a story about our origins and the Garden of Ede... read more

I Can Laugh Again: From the Valley of Grief to a Glimpse of Heaven

Chloe Taylor Brown

I Can Laugh Again is all about love. It's truly an evocative story about love's essential and enduring qualities. Chloe Taylor Brown bares her soul-her dreams, hopes, losses, pains, and gains-in a riveting account you cannot read without taking part yourself in her transformation. The impetus for the narrative involves the tragic death of her nearly four-year-old son, Justin; but Justin's life... read more

I Can Laugh Again is all about love. It's truly an evocative story about love's essential and enduring qualities. Chloe Taylor Brown bares her soul-her dreams, hopes, losses, pains, and gains-in a riveting account you cannot read without taking part yourself in her transformation. The impetus for the narrative involves the tragic death of her nearly four-year-old son, Justin; but Justin's life... read more

Roots and Branches: A Sourcebook for Understanding the Jewish Roots of Christianity, Replacement Theology, and Anti-Semitism

Rabbi David Zaslow

Roots and Branches is a source book for understanding the Jewish roots of Christianity, the Jewishness of Jesus, Replacement Theology, and Anti-Semitism. It is a comprehensive text focusing on the primary theological issues that concern Christians and Jews. Encyclopedic in scope, this resource text will help students of the Bible understand the innate connection between Judaism and Christianit... read more

Roots and Branches is a source book for understanding the Jewish roots of Christianity, the Jewishness of Jesus, Replacement Theology, and Anti-Semitism. It is a comprehensive text focusing on the primary theological issues that concern Christians and Jews. Encyclopedic in scope, this resource text will help students of the Bible understand the innate connection between Judaism and Christianit... read more

The Perfect Pitch: How to Sell Yourself and Your Movie Idea to Hollywood - 2nd Edition

Ken Rotcop

The book not only covers every facet of pitching; Rotcop also shares fascinating stories about plagiarism, how to get an agent, gimmicks to bring to pitch meetings, how to get a studio job, and what to do if Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie want to star in your screenplay.

The book not only covers every facet of pitching; Rotcop also shares fascinating stories about plagiarism, how to get an agent, gimmicks to bring to pitch meetings, how to get a studio job, and what to do if Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie want to star in your screenplay.

Sound Design: The Expressive Power of Music, Voice and Sound Effects in Cinema

David Sonnenschein

Offers user-friendly knowledge and stimulating exercises to help compose story, develop characters and create emotion through skillful creation of the sound track.

Offers user-friendly knowledge and stimulating exercises to help compose story, develop characters and create emotion through skillful creation of the sound track.

The Giving Zone (Enter the Realm Where Your Dreams Come True)

Bruce Painter

The Giving Zone opens up a whole new world for all of us to explore- a world of unlimited joy where each of us is giving freely, and inspiring others to give freely. Enjoy a practical and in-depth sojourn into understanding the dynamics of giving. Discover how to give intelligently so that acts of giving and receiving will become perpetual, replenishing all who participate with a successful, p... read more

The Giving Zone opens up a whole new world for all of us to explore- a world of unlimited joy where each of us is giving freely, and inspiring others to give freely. Enjoy a practical and in-depth sojourn into understanding the dynamics of giving. Discover how to give intelligently so that acts of giving and receiving will become perpetual, replenishing all who participate with a successful, p... read more

The Way of Mastery (3 Book Series)

Shanti Christo Foundation

From Book 1: Here it is: the long-awaited Kindle edition of Book One of the three-volume book, The Way of Mastery: The Way of the Heart. The Way of the Heart Kindle edition is perfectly portable ~ take it with you for inspiration wherever you go. The profoundly rich 12 lessons of The Way of the Heart are the first of 35 formal lessons given by Jeshua ben Joseph during the years 1995-1997. May ... read more

From Book 1: Here it is: the long-awaited Kindle edition of Book One of the three-volume book, The Way of Mastery: The Way of the Heart. The Way of the Heart Kindle edition is perfectly portable ~ take it with you for inspiration wherever you go. The profoundly rich 12 lessons of The Way of the Heart are the first of 35 formal lessons given by Jeshua ben Joseph during the years 1995-1997. May ... read more

Tales from the Crib: How I Survived My Children Dearest from Infancy to Teens!

Jr., intro. Moyer Marilyn; Tom Moyer

10x7 inches paperback Bianco Publishing

10x7 inches paperback Bianco Publishing

Five Smooth Stones: Our Power To Heal Without Medicine Through The Science Of Prayer

Janis Hunt Johnson

Longing for healing of a problem physical, emotional or financial? Weary of medicines, treatments and therapy? Seeking a deeper understanding of reality? Want to help heal the world? If you have had your fill of gurus and self-help tapes, and still hunger for the main course, this book is for you! Discover your own answers, and find practical spiritual methods that actually work, without ever ... read more

Longing for healing of a problem physical, emotional or financial? Weary of medicines, treatments and therapy? Seeking a deeper understanding of reality? Want to help heal the world? If you have had your fill of gurus and self-help tapes, and still hunger for the main course, this book is for you! Discover your own answers, and find practical spiritual methods that actually work, without ever ... read more

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