Joshua Grubb

Joshua Grubb - Editor

San Jose, CA, USA

I am passionate about partnering with writers, helping craft their message to be unique, focused, and engaging.

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I have lived in Europe and the United States. I love working with writers to achieve their vision, from poetry to essays to books. It is not only about sharpening syntax, but developing a distinct voice in writing, point of view, narrative and thematic arc, and more. I have been honing my skills as an author, editor, and publisher for over twenty years, and understand the challenges and rewards of the journey. I look forward to working with you.
English (US)
Biographies & Memoirs
Christian Non-Fiction
Health & Wellbeing
Self-Help & Self-Improvement
Sex & Relationships
Writing & Publishing
Epic Fantasy
Literary Fiction


  • M.A. in Novel Writing
  • B.A. in Kinesiology (Exercise Science)
  • Minor in History

Work experience

Writing Tutor

August, 2019 – Present (over 3 years)

Provide editorial feedback to student writing assignments, including but not limited to academic essays in English and History, as well as college application essays.

English Teacher

Archbishop Mitty High School
December, 2017 – May, 2018 (5 months)

Taught three units (classes) of American Literature, which included not only literary analysis, but grammar and writing instruction and critique.

Editorial Assistant

WestGate Community Life
November, 2012 – May, 2015 (over 2 years)

Marketing and Communication: Content writer and editor, as well as curriculum development and production.

Author & Editor

August, 2010 – Present (over 12 years)

- Maximizing the message of the author's writing through developmental and copy editing, ensuring thematic consistency and flow, fact checking (when applicable), and proofreading.
- Writing and publishing essays, poetry, and novels (as J.D. Grubb).

Portfolio (4 selected works)

There was Music

Grubb, J.D.

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