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Kathleen Price

Kathleen Price - Editor

New Jersey, United States

Editor, proofreader, writer, and hopeless coffee fanatic.

Overview

I've edited and proofread books, web text, articles, video games, English translations of Middle Latin texts and more. I love words and stories and always keep the author's voice intact. Books and short stories I've edited include fantasy, science fiction, horror, romance, memoir, self help, and more. I roast my own coffee beans in my spare time (see hopeless coffee fanatic) and was a journalist for the video game industry. I also publish short stories.

Services
Languages
English (CAN) English (UK) English (US)
Fiction
Anthologies Fantasy Horror Science Fiction Short Story Young Adult & Teen
Non-Fiction
Antiques & Collectibles Arts & Architecture & Photography Biographies & Memoirs History

Certifications

  • B.A. General Humanities at Montclair State University
  • B.A. Art History at Montclair State University

Work experience

Assistant Editor/First Reader

Fantasy Scroll Mag

February, 2014 – July, 2014 (5 months)

Edited short fiction for publication in quarterly magazine. Genre's edited include fantasy, science fiction, and horror.

Museum Interpreter

Morris County Park Commission

May, 2013 – September, 2014 (over 1 year)

Gave school tours to groups Pre-K to 4th grade, summer camps, and other groups. Interpreted historical living history farm. Demonstrated various historical farming, cooking, and handcraft techniques to the public. Assisted with special events planning and research. Opened and closed historic site. Researched information for events and the yearly theme for the museum's history house. Planned activities and stations for children during special event days.

Freelance Editor

Self Employed

January, 2012 – Present (almost 5 years)

Edited and proofread fiction and nonfiction. Projects include novels, short stories, children's books, video game scripts, and website copy.

National PC Game Examiner

Examiner.com

August, 2011 – December, 2013 (over 2 years)

Provided articles on PC gaming including breaking news, general articles, reviews, previews, top of lists, and more for a national, online audience.

Freelance Journalist

Self Employed

August, 2011 – December, 2014 (over 3 years)

Provided quality content on a wide variety of topics in my own name and as a ghostwriter. Jobs included writing news articles, general informative articles, biographical articles, reviews, blog posts, copywriting, product descriptions, proofreading, editing, forum writing/admin, and SEO.

Assistant Coordinator

Cranford High School Alumni Concert

September, 2009 – January, 2010 (4 months)

Assisted in the coordination of a concert at the local high school held by choir alumni. Duties included sheet music coordination, contacting alumni, and writing press releases.

Intern

Liberty Hall Museum

May, 2009 – August, 2009 (3 months)

Assisted with school tours, general public tours, and special events. Worked closely with the archive department in creating book boxes, cataloging antique map collections, and the cataloging and preservation of antique clothing found in the museum's attic.

Employee

Brummer's Chocolates

January, 2008 – May, 2011 (over 3 years)

Preformed cashier and behind the counter duties. Assisted in the process of creating home made chocolates. Answered phones. Prepared special orders.

Coordinator

St. Michael's Benefit Concert

February, 2006 – June, 2008 (over 2 years)

Coordinated yearly benefit concert for charity at a local church. Contacted participants, purchased sheet music, booked practice spaces, created concert program, and wrote press releases.

Living History Docent

Crane-Philips House Museum

September, 1998 – December, 2005 (about 7 years)

Portrayed a young girl from the late 1800s that used to live on the premises. Assisted with school tours, general public tours, special events, and the creation of seasonal exhibits.

Portfolio (5 selected works)

Love For Dunces

Kelli Knight

What girl hasn't had a crush on a band or celebrity growing up? Maybe it was Paul McCartney or Rick Springfield. Maybe it was Boyz II Men or Duran Duran or IS Harry Styles and 5SOS. If you ever dreamed about meeting your celebrity crush, you will totally get LOVE FOR DUNCES. This is a cute and quirky short novel that is a light-hearted and fun read. The story follows the lives of Ollie McBride... read more

What girl hasn't had a crush on a band or celebrity growing up? Maybe it was Paul McCartney or Rick Springfield. Maybe it was Boyz II Men or Duran Duran or IS Harry Styles and 5SOS. If you ever dreamed about meeting your celebrity crush, you will totally get LOVE FOR DUNCES. This is a cute and quirky short novel that is a light-hearted and fun read. The story follows the lives of Ollie McBride... read more

Dragon Song: Heritage

HG Stevens

Melek’s life was normal and happily mundane. She paints faces at children’s parties, adores her grandmother, and thinks carrying a sword everywhere is just as pointless as the rest of her classmates. But the arrival of a man who calls himself the Magician draws her into the heart of conflict – one that hearkens back to dragons and their guardians, Phasmas, Fringers, and the war that killed two... read more

Melek’s life was normal and happily mundane. She paints faces at children’s parties, adores her grandmother, and thinks carrying a sword everywhere is just as pointless as the rest of her classmates. But the arrival of a man who calls himself the Magician draws her into the heart of conflict – one that hearkens back to dragons and their guardians, Phasmas, Fringers, and the war that killed two... read more

Division Clock

Ivan Samokish

A young man battling with severe depression, loss of memory and gradual onset of madness races to find a stolen magical clock and reset time to save humanity from an evil power. Trapped in his own crazed visions, the line between reality and dreams is gradually blurred, leaving him struggling to overcome an adverse battle for identity, perception and restoration of sanity.

A young man battling with severe depression, loss of memory and gradual onset of madness races to find a stolen magical clock and reset time to save humanity from an evil power. Trapped in his own crazed visions, the line between reality and dreams is gradually blurred, leaving him struggling to overcome an adverse battle for identity, perception and restoration of sanity.

Fantasy Scroll Magazine Issue #1

Ken Liu, Seth Chambers, KJ Kabza, Alex Shvartsman, Hank Quense

Fantasy Scroll Magazine is an online, quarterly publication featuring science fiction, fantasy, horror, and paranormal short-fiction. The magazine’s mission is to publish high-quality, entertaining, and thought-provoking speculative fiction. With a mixture of short stories, flash fiction, and micro-fiction, Fantasy Scroll Magazine aims to appeal to a wide audience. Issue #1 brings you twelve s... read more

Fantasy Scroll Magazine is an online, quarterly publication featuring science fiction, fantasy, horror, and paranormal short-fiction. The magazine’s mission is to publish high-quality, entertaining, and thought-provoking speculative fiction. With a mixture of short stories, flash fiction, and micro-fiction, Fantasy Scroll Magazine aims to appeal to a wide audience. Issue #1 brings you twelve s... read more

Fantasy Scroll Magazine Issue #2

Mike Resnick, Ferrett Steinmetz, Michelle Ann King, Kate O'Connor, J.W. Alden, Tony Peak

Fantasy Scroll Magazine is an online, quarterly publication featuring science fiction, fantasy, horror, and paranormal short-fiction. The magazine’s mission is to publish high-quality, entertaining, and thought-provoking speculative fiction. With a mixture of short stories, flash fiction, and micro-fiction, Fantasy Scroll Magazine aims to appeal to a wide audience. Issue #2 includes 14 short s... read more

Fantasy Scroll Magazine is an online, quarterly publication featuring science fiction, fantasy, horror, and paranormal short-fiction. The magazine’s mission is to publish high-quality, entertaining, and thought-provoking speculative fiction. With a mixture of short stories, flash fiction, and micro-fiction, Fantasy Scroll Magazine aims to appeal to a wide audience. Issue #2 includes 14 short s... read more

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