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Joan Schadt Biddle

Joan Schadt Biddle - Editor

Memphis, TN

I am an editor and copy writer with 15 years of experience. I specialize in spiritual, poetry, children's, and literature. No errors here!

Overview

I have written and edited projects for Random House, Guideposts Books, Johns Hopkins University, Covenant House International, UCLA, The Holocaust Museum, Ballet Memphis, and The Dixon Gallery and Gardens. I am excellent at fact-checking and making sure grammar is correct and text is consistent. Creative and conscientious, I am also easygoing and flexible. I am very interested in art, poetry, and the unusual, and in making writing flow and be free of errors that would distract from its beauty.

Services
Languages
English (US)
Non-Fiction
Architecture Art Christian (Non-Fiction) Religion & Spirituality
Fiction
Children's Picture Books Christian Humor & Comedy Inspirational Literature Poetry Short Story Women's Fiction

Certifications

  • MFA in Poetry
  • MA in Poetry

Awards

  • Elliot Coleman Fellow, the Writing Seminars at Johns Hopkins University

Work experience

Content Developer

Crisp Marketing
May, 2017 – Present (7 months)

Editor

The Sharpe Group
June, 2007 – November, 2009 (over 2 years)

Planned giving editor and consultant for national nonprofits.

Associate Editor

Guideposts Books and Inspirational Media
June, 2005 – June, 2007 (about 2 years)

Editorial Assistant

Random House
June, 2003 – June, 2005 (about 2 years)

Editorial assistant for Doubleday Religion and Broadway Books

Portfolio (8 selected works)

Caterpillar Kisses: Lessons My Kindergarten Class Taught Me About Life

Christine Pisera Naman

“When [my kindergartners] left me, they left me with the most wonderful memories and the imprints of their kisses upon my heart. To me, the blessed little events, the tiny magical moments, and the wonderful quick coincidences were like kisses.” —From the IntroductionA former kindergarten teacher, Christine Pisera Naman watched over many classes of five-year-olds as they made their way through ... read more

“When [my kindergartners] left me, they left me with the most wonderful memories and the imprints of their kisses upon my heart. To me, the blessed little events, the tiny magical moments, and the wonderful quick coincidences were like kisses.” —From the IntroductionA former kindergarten teacher, Christine Pisera Naman watched over many classes of five-year-olds as they made their way through ... read more

Daily Guideposts 2008

Guideposts Books

398 page hard cover book of daily Devotionals by Guideposts for the year 2008.

398 page hard cover book of daily Devotionals by Guideposts for the year 2008.

When Faith Meets Fame

Edward Grinnan

Your favourite TV personalities share their experiences of renewed faith, life-changing events and their triumphs over fear and loss. These uplifting and engaging stories from the pages of Guideposts magazine offer an intimate look into the lives of those we welcome into our homes through television. Discover how Food Network star Rachael Ray gleans her happy outlook on life from her strong mo... read more

Your favourite TV personalities share their experiences of renewed faith, life-changing events and their triumphs over fear and loss. These uplifting and engaging stories from the pages of Guideposts magazine offer an intimate look into the lives of those we welcome into our homes through television. Discover how Food Network star Rachael Ray gleans her happy outlook on life from her strong mo... read more

The Ideals Guide to American Civil War Places

Julie Shively

Part history and part travel, The Ideals Guide to American Civil War Places presents updated listings to battlefields, cemeteries, museums, and related historical sites to coincide with the 150th anniversary of the beginning of the Civil War. The Civil War spanned five years with three million men seeing combat and more than 600,000 of them killed in battle. Today, many Civil War battlefields ... read more

Part history and part travel, The Ideals Guide to American Civil War Places presents updated listings to battlefields, cemeteries, museums, and related historical sites to coincide with the 150th anniversary of the beginning of the Civil War. The Civil War spanned five years with three million men seeing combat and more than 600,000 of them killed in battle. Today, many Civil War battlefields ... read more

By Ed Smart, Lois Smart: Bringing Elizabeth Home: A Journey of Faith and Hope

Will be shipped from US. Used books may not include companion materials, may have some shelf wear, may contain highlighting/notes, may not include CDs or access codes. 100% money back guarantee.

Will be shipped from US. Used books may not include companion materials, may have some shelf wear, may contain highlighting/notes, may not include CDs or access codes. 100% money back guarantee.

A Wedding with Spirit: A Guide to Making Your Wedding (and Marriage) More Meaningful

Gertrud Mueller Nelson, Christopher Witt

A WEDDING WITH SPIRIT has been written for the bride and groom who are searching for something more for their wedding—not more as in bigger, grander, or more lavish, but more as in more meaningful, gracious, and sacred. Ritual and liturgy experts Gertrud Mueller Nelson and Christopher Witt have helped hundreds of couples plan their ceremonies and in these pages they have distilled their years ... read more

A WEDDING WITH SPIRIT has been written for the bride and groom who are searching for something more for their wedding—not more as in bigger, grander, or more lavish, but more as in more meaningful, gracious, and sacred. Ritual and liturgy experts Gertrud Mueller Nelson and Christopher Witt have helped hundreds of couples plan their ceremonies and in these pages they have distilled their years ... read more

Inked

Corinna McClanahan Schroeder

The poems in Inked chart a course of departure and return. Here the poet chronicles the fierce wildness of adolescence and a more reflective adulthood, in which she becomes "no longer the dreamer / but the woken, the watcher, the guard." These are finely-crafted, musical poems, attentive to the world's rhythms in an Ohio apple orchard, at a Midlands train station, in the throbbing life of the ... read more

The poems in Inked chart a course of departure and return. Here the poet chronicles the fierce wildness of adolescence and a more reflective adulthood, in which she becomes "no longer the dreamer / but the woken, the watcher, the guard." These are finely-crafted, musical poems, attentive to the world's rhythms in an Ohio apple orchard, at a Midlands train station, in the throbbing life of the ... read more

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