Karen Trost

Karen Trost - Editor

Keller, TX, USA

Experienced developmental editor and freelance writer with over 30 years of experience in academic publishing.

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Overview

I am an accomplished full-service developmental editor and writer with over 30 years of experience in academic publishing. I specialize in development of undergraduate and graduate-level texts in a variety of disciplines with demonstrated expertise in reaching the target market by leveling and streamlining narrative, developing appropriate features and pedagogy, analyzing competing titles and reviewer feedback, and working easily with authors and team members at all levels. I have outstanding attention to detail and a natural talent for taking on the perspective of the audience to ensure ease of readability and maximum comprehension.
Languages
English (US)
Non-Fiction
Art
Economics
Life Sciences
Medicine & Nursing & Dentistry
Political Science & Current Affairs
Psychology
Sociology
Writing & Publishing

Work experience

Freelance Developmental Editor and Writer

Self-employed
October, 1992 – Present (about 28 years)

An accomplished full-service developmental editor and writer with over thirty years of experience in academic publishing. Specializes in development of undergraduate and graduate-level texts in a variety of disciplines with demonstrated expertise in reaching the target market by leveling and streamlining narrative, developing appropriate features and pedagogy, analyzing competing titles and reviewer feedback, and working easily with authors and team members at all levels.

Noted for outstanding attention to detail and a natural talent for taking on the perspective of the audience to ensure ease of readability and maximum comprehension.

Portfolio (38 selected works)

Principles of Anatomy and Physiology, 15th Edition

Tortora, Gerard J., Derrickson, Bryan H.

Human Physiology, 2nd Edition

Bryan H. Derrickson

A Practical Introduction to Homeland Security: Home and Abroad

Newsome Lecturer in International Relations. University of California Berkeley, Bruce Oliver, Jarmon, Jack A.

Immunology: A Short Course

Coico, Richard, Sunshine, Geoffrey

Anatomy and Physiology

Jenkins, Gail, Tortora, Gerard J.

Introduction to the Human Body

Tortora, Gerard J., Derrickson, Bryan H.

Principles of Human Anatomy

Tortora, Gerard J., Nielsen, Mark T.

Human Physiology

Derrickson, Bryan H.

Principles of Anatomy & Physiology

Tortora, Gerard J., Derrickson, Bryan H.

Principles of Anatomy and Physiology, 12th Edition

Tortora, Gerard J., Derrickson, Bryan H.

Principles of Human Anatomy

Tortora, Gerard J.

Anatomy and Physiology: From Science to Life

Jenkins, Gail, Kemnitz, Christopher, Tortora, Gerard J.

Human Sexuality: Meeting Your Basic Needs

Tina S. Miracle, Andrew W. Miracle, Roy F. Baumeister

Karp's Cell and Molecular Biology

Karp, Gerald, Iwasa, Janet, Marshall, Wallace

Visualizing Human Biology (Visualizing Series)

Ireland, Kathleen A., Tenenbaum, David J.

Visualizing Anatomy and Physiology

Freudenrich, Craig, Tortora, Gerard J.

Karen has 1 review

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Ella P
Karen was dedicated, responsive and delivered on time. I really enjoyed working with her.

Ella P, October 2020

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