Josephine Hao

Josephine Hao - Editor

Greater Seattle metropolitan area

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Overview

I am a freelance editor working with both academic researchers and self-publishing fiction authors. I have a background in clinical pharmacy and edit medically related research articles published in professional journals. I also love to read and have a passion for storytelling. Helping self-publishing authors refine their manuscripts so that they shine for their readers is the inspiration behind my company.

Languages
English (US)
Fiction
Adventure
Children's Picture Books
Crime & Mystery
Fantasy
Historical Fiction
Humor & Comedy
Literature
Romance
Science Fiction
Short Story
Thriller
Women's Fiction
Young Adult & Teen
Non-Fiction
Health & wellbeing
Life Sciences
Mathematics & Statistics
Medicine & Nursing & Dentistry
Music
Nature
Parenting & Families
Publishing
Religion & Spirituality
Social & Behavioral Sciences
Travel

Work experience

Editor

Cheddit, LLC
October, 2014 – Present (about 4 years)

Academic papers

Editor

MogoEdit
April, 2014 – Present (over 4 years)

Medical research papers for publishing in professional journals

Freelance Editor & Owner

Sound Copy Editing
September, 2013 – Present (over 5 years)

Academic papers (essays, research articles, theses, dissertations)

Fiction manuscripts (various genres)

Editor

College Paper Partner
April, 2013 – Present (over 5 years)

Academic papers (essays, theses, dissertations)

Portfolio (6 selected works)

Light Keeper's Flame: The Whitney Forbes Series Book 3

C.F. Fruzzetti, M.I. Pearsall

Reunited with Reid Wallace, Whitney Forbes and friends are tasked with relighting the extinguished Flame of Enlightenment, but the plot continues to spin as they find themselves in a whirlwind adventure on the hunt for another pure energy artifact. Guided by Blair’s mysterious watch and Patrick’s pyrokinetic abilities, they discover the hidden tunnels of Washington, D.C., and the Wallace famil... read more

Reunited with Reid Wallace, Whitney Forbes and friends are tasked with relighting the extinguished Flame of Enlightenment, but the plot continues to spin as they find themselves in a whirlwind adventure on the hunt for another pure energy artifact. Guided by Blair’s mysterious watch and Patrick’s pyrokinetic abilities, they discover the hidden tunnels of Washington, D.C., and the Wallace famil... read more

The Light Bringer's Way: The Whitney Forbes Series Book 2

C.F. Fruzzetti, M.I. Pearsall

Blinded by pure energy, Whitney Forbes starts to see her escape plan of disappearing off the grid is no longer an option. She must stop a plan to annihilate people who are ‘different’ like her and keep the Tenebraen in the shadows where they belong. To do this, Whitney needs to successfully navigate the Light Bringer’s Way, a dark and deadly path full of traps and obstacles, and Wallace family... read more

Blinded by pure energy, Whitney Forbes starts to see her escape plan of disappearing off the grid is no longer an option. She must stop a plan to annihilate people who are ‘different’ like her and keep the Tenebraen in the shadows where they belong. To do this, Whitney needs to successfully navigate the Light Bringer’s Way, a dark and deadly path full of traps and obstacles, and Wallace family... read more

Bound to the Abyss

James R. Vernon

Book One of a Two Part Story Arc and the First in a SeriesVen Khilada is a land of magic and gods. Settlements abound, both large and small, each with a life of their own and hidden secrets.Except Rottwealth. A backwater village, surrounded by mountains and ignored by most, nothing of merit ever leaves the valley. Aside, of course, from the mystical plant which shares its name. A plant that ca... read more

Book One of a Two Part Story Arc and the First in a SeriesVen Khilada is a land of magic and gods. Settlements abound, both large and small, each with a life of their own and hidden secrets.Except Rottwealth. A backwater village, surrounded by mountains and ignored by most, nothing of merit ever leaves the valley. Aside, of course, from the mystical plant which shares its name. A plant that ca... read more

Descent Into Darkness (Bound to the Abyss Book 2)

James R. Vernon

Book Two of a Two Part Story Arc and the Second in the SeriesEan Sangrave’s friends are gone. At least, his human ones are.Zin, as always, is by his side. Years of advice and getting Ean out of trouble has earned him the title of Ean’s closest friend, Joining them now is Azalea the Yulari, another creature from the Abyss that feeds off the emotions of her victims to the point of death. Summone... read more

Book Two of a Two Part Story Arc and the Second in the SeriesEan Sangrave’s friends are gone. At least, his human ones are.Zin, as always, is by his side. Years of advice and getting Ean out of trouble has earned him the title of Ean’s closest friend, Joining them now is Azalea the Yulari, another creature from the Abyss that feeds off the emotions of her victims to the point of death. Summone... read more

Hunt for Justice: A Bounty Earned

James R. Vernon

Esmerelda Ciantar was the eldest child of the most powerful of the Hawkpurse families. Her family's history could be traced back before the Plague and could have been the very first Hawkpurse family in existence. Trained from an early age to eventually take over the family business, Ezzy spent the first twenty years of her life shut away from the rest of the world. But then one man destroyed h... read more

Esmerelda Ciantar was the eldest child of the most powerful of the Hawkpurse families. Her family's history could be traced back before the Plague and could have been the very first Hawkpurse family in existence. Trained from an early age to eventually take over the family business, Ezzy spent the first twenty years of her life shut away from the rest of the world. But then one man destroyed h... read more

Triumph of the Spirit

David Pilarski

"Eighteen year old Matthew has always been a dreamer living an ordinary life and yet, he sensed a special calling that he never fully understood. But everything changed the day he noticed a flash of light across the sky while working on his grandfather’s Indiana farm. Compelled to investigate, Matthew finds a mysterious metallic oval object has landed in the adjacent field. Later that night, M... read more

"Eighteen year old Matthew has always been a dreamer living an ordinary life and yet, he sensed a special calling that he never fully understood. But everything changed the day he noticed a flash of light across the sky while working on his grandfather’s Indiana farm. Compelled to investigate, Matthew finds a mysterious metallic oval object has landed in the adjacent field. Later that night, M... read more

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