Jeff DeMarco

Jeff DeMarco - Editor

Lexington, MI, USA

Professionally trained editor with a decade of experience and eager to help you achieve your writing goals!

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Overview

Greetings! I'm a professionally trained editor with a decade of experience. My personal publications include several titles in fiction, as well as professional and industrial nonfiction and technical writing. I feel fortunate to be in a position now where I can help other authors achieve their writing goals.
Languages
English (AUS)
English (CAN)
English (NZ)
English (UK)
English (US)
Fiction
Action & Adventure
Dystopian
Mystery & Crime
Romance
Science Fiction
Thriller & Suspense
Young Adult
Non-Fiction
Business & Management

Certifications

  • B.A. Wayne State University
  • Six Sigma University of Michigan

Work experience

Owner

Self-employed
November, 2017 – Present (over 2 years)

Performs ghostwriting and editing services for authors, including developmental, copy and line editing, as well as proofreading. Additionally, performs technical editing services for manufacturing companies in preparation for governmental (OSHA, USDA, FDA, EPA, etc.) audits.

Quality Manager, Production Supervisor

Dairy Farmers of America
August, 2015 – November, 2017 (over 2 years)

Performed technical editing, and document and database control. Provided supervision, leadership and guidance to 19 employees in order to receive, process and ship bulk raw, skim, whole milk and cream. Coordinates with internal and external to the facility in order to ensure product is in specification, produced safely and delivered on time to downstream consumer.
• Produced Sanitation Standard Operating Procedures, SAP operating procedures and qualified operator Standard Operating procedures in preparation for Safe Quality Foods certification level 3.
• Implemented peer to peer safety observation program and area safety assessment in order to proactively address at risk behaviors and conditions. Directly contributed to zero lost time incidents for the facility.
• Served as continuous improvement coordinator, direct responsibility for $116,985 in cost savings and coordination for $285,004 in cost savings.

Portfolio (8 selected works)

The Ballad of Persephone (The Anuk Chronicles)

Abdur R Mohammed

HUMANITY'S REPRIEVE IS AT AN END!The ancients from the stars shall return.A global plague ends with the miraculous birth of Princess Persephone of House Enlil - sole heir to the Hyperborian Empire. An innocent encounter reveals a plot clothed in divine purpose, threatening stability within the realms of humanity. At risk is a powerful relic from the stars which ushers in the return of the Anun... read more

HUMANITY'S REPRIEVE IS AT AN END!The ancients from the stars shall return.A global plague ends with the miraculous birth of Princess Persephone of House Enlil - sole heir to the Hyperborian Empire. An innocent encounter reveals a plot clothed in divine purpose, threatening stability within the realms of humanity. At risk is a powerful relic from the stars which ushers in the return of the Anun... read more

Once Upon a WolfPack: A #WolfPackAuthors Anthology

Veronica Cline Barton, Joe Congel, Andi Marchal, Christina van Deventer, J.W. Crawford, B.L. Clark, CW Hawes, Luna Selas, Lori Katherine, Z Gottlieb

The idea was simple: form a group of authors based on the mantra, “Do good things for the right reasons.” We are a pack – #WolfPackAuthors. Together, we expand exposure for our books, help one another with all aspects of the process, pick each other up when the lonely life of writing gets us down. As with wolves, words can be dangerous or healing. The reintroduction of the wolf, hunted to the ... read more

The idea was simple: form a group of authors based on the mantra, “Do good things for the right reasons.” We are a pack – #WolfPackAuthors. Together, we expand exposure for our books, help one another with all aspects of the process, pick each other up when the lonely life of writing gets us down. As with wolves, words can be dangerous or healing. The reintroduction of the wolf, hunted to the ... read more

Into Armageddon (Ruler of Ashes)

Jeff DeMarco

The Order, a mysterious and powerful organization, has infiltrated the U.S. government at the highest levels, bent on remaking humanity in its image. Deep in their underground genetics facility, they've created a new race of enhanced humans, among other deadly creations. As an infant, Erica escaped the facility, but will she ever be able to escape her fate? In hiding for over 15 years, she's b... read more

The Order, a mysterious and powerful organization, has infiltrated the U.S. government at the highest levels, bent on remaking humanity in its image. Deep in their underground genetics facility, they've created a new race of enhanced humans, among other deadly creations. As an infant, Erica escaped the facility, but will she ever be able to escape her fate? In hiding for over 15 years, she's b... read more

Born of Chaos: A Post-Apocalyptic Military Science Fiction Thriller (Ruler of Ashes)

Jeff DeMarco

What would you die for? Erica's saga continues in the second installment of the Ruler of Ashes Series - a post-apocalyptic military science fiction thriller. In the wake of the Crimson Sky, humanity lay in chaos. Erica has been given a family back, but for how long? Luca and his brothers attacked Fort Sill, Oklahoma; released tens of thousands of the genetically engineered predators ‘Hunters’ ... read more

What would you die for? Erica's saga continues in the second installment of the Ruler of Ashes Series - a post-apocalyptic military science fiction thriller. In the wake of the Crimson Sky, humanity lay in chaos. Erica has been given a family back, but for how long? Luca and his brothers attacked Fort Sill, Oklahoma; released tens of thousands of the genetically engineered predators ‘Hunters’ ... read more

TREAD: Fallen Nation

Jeff DeMarco

In the years of the second Civil War, and before the great tribulation, hope failed in the darkest of times.Staff Sergeant Evan Decker is an EOD tech returning from war. The country he’s returned to bears no resemblance to the one he remembers. A virus has ravaged the population, as millions have died, the communication infrastructure is disabled, leaving the nation cut off, Washington D.C. is... read more

In the years of the second Civil War, and before the great tribulation, hope failed in the darkest of times.Staff Sergeant Evan Decker is an EOD tech returning from war. The country he’s returned to bears no resemblance to the one he remembers. A virus has ravaged the population, as millions have died, the communication infrastructure is disabled, leaving the nation cut off, Washington D.C. is... read more

Once Upon a WolfPack: A #WolfPackAuthors Anthology

Christina van Deventer, Joe Congel, Andi Marchal, Veronica Cline Barton, J.W. Crawford, B.L. Clark, CW Hawes, Luna Selas, Lori Katherine, Z Gottlieb

The idea was simple: form a group of authors based on the mantra, “Do good things for the right reasons.” We are a pack – #WolfPackAuthors. Together, we expand exposure for our books, help one another with all aspects of the process, pick each other up when the lonely life of writing gets us down. As with wolves, words can be dangerous or healing. The reintroduction of the wolf, hunted to the ... read more

The idea was simple: form a group of authors based on the mantra, “Do good things for the right reasons.” We are a pack – #WolfPackAuthors. Together, we expand exposure for our books, help one another with all aspects of the process, pick each other up when the lonely life of writing gets us down. As with wolves, words can be dangerous or healing. The reintroduction of the wolf, hunted to the ... read more

Into Armageddon (Ruler of Ashes)

Jeff DeMarco

The Order, a mysterious and powerful organization, has infiltrated the U.S. government at the highest levels, bent on remaking humanity in its image. Deep in their underground genetics facility, they've created a new race of enhanced humans, among other deadly creations. As an infant, Erica escaped the facility, but will she ever be able to escape her fate? In hiding for over 15 years, she's b... read more

The Order, a mysterious and powerful organization, has infiltrated the U.S. government at the highest levels, bent on remaking humanity in its image. Deep in their underground genetics facility, they've created a new race of enhanced humans, among other deadly creations. As an infant, Erica escaped the facility, but will she ever be able to escape her fate? In hiding for over 15 years, she's b... read more

Born of Chaos: A Post-Apocalyptic Military Science Fiction Thriller (Ruler of Ashes)

Jeff DeMarco

What would you die for? Erica's saga continues in the second installment of the Ruler of Ashes Series - a post-apocalyptic military science fiction thriller. In the wake of the Crimson Sky, humanity lay in chaos. Erica has been given a family back, but for how long? Luca and his brothers attacked Fort Sill, Oklahoma; released tens of thousands of the genetically engineered predators ‘Hunters’ ... read more

What would you die for? Erica's saga continues in the second installment of the Ruler of Ashes Series - a post-apocalyptic military science fiction thriller. In the wake of the Crimson Sky, humanity lay in chaos. Erica has been given a family back, but for how long? Luca and his brothers attacked Fort Sill, Oklahoma; released tens of thousands of the genetically engineered predators ‘Hunters’ ... read more

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