-Hire and train new editorial staff in editing procedures, house style, best practices, and more
-Assign projects and balance workload among editorial team
-Work with the leadership team to refine and update processes and workflows
-Oversaw significant growth, from 14 to 24 staff editors
-Direct reports include a proofreading supervisor and a policy and process supervisor, in addition to the editorial pool
-Maintain house style documentation and make recommendations for updates (delegated to policy/process supervisor beginning fall 2020)
-Directly edit some smaller items, including marketing materials and errata reprints
-Have written over a thousand articles and blog posts on a range of topics, mostly in technology, music, and religion/spirituality
-Numerous editing and proofreading clients
Edit textbook and ancillary materials through every stage of the publication journey, including the following:
-interacting with proofreaders and making judgments on their marks
-reviewing postproduction proofs
Work with a project team on revisions spanning 12 to 24 months
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Experienced copy editor of fantasy, dystopian, paranormal, and speculative fiction. Specializes in working with indie authors.
Experienced copyeditor and proofreader of literary and commerical fiction. My portfolio includes a winner of the Costa First Novel Award.